machine a die vs. "pressing" dies

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diecutterb wrote
on 15 Jan 2013 1:35 PM

Currently where I work, we make shoulder dies by "pressing" a model into cerrocaste. the downside to this method is that it takes alot longer as a model ring must be made, then casted and sent for "pressing", then the shoulder dies need to be mapped out.

I've been told that cutting the shoulder on a cnc machine directly into the die is much faster and more accurate.

does anyone know a good way to make dies this way?


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BogIron wrote
on 15 Jan 2013 4:28 PM

You want to get in contact with Kevin Potter. He makes presses and dies and probably could answer your questions much better than just about  anybody I know

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