Learn the inputs, concepts and requirements for design of dies for Progressive Die Line-ups. This course provides the thought process & work flow for how a die design is established and the items to consider for building dies internally or sourcing to an outside supplier. Examples of how to ensure the design utilizes necessary die standards, press standards, production requirements & on-going maintenance will be provided.

Who should attend?

If you are a mechanical engineer, technology educator, technician or anyone interested in die manufacturing then this training will be suitable.

Course outline

The program consists of three modules, Business, theoretical and practical trainings.

  • Business essentials
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Quality control
  • Supply chain
  • New product design
  • Innovation
Overview of Die Design
  • Completed Die Design Package
  • Die Design Terminology
  • Types of Dies
  • Building Dies Internally
  • Press types
  • Sourcing Die Build to an Outside Supplier
  • Summary
Die Design Considerations
  • General Die Construction & Materials
  • Required Inputs to Die Design
  • Press and Automation Requirements
  • Using and Accessing Die Standards
  • Blank Layout
  • Strip utilization

Time Table

July 2018
Date Course
29/07/2018 Business Essentials
30/07/2018 Management
August 2018
Date Course
01-02/08/2018 Marketing
05/08/2018 Finance
06-08/08/2018 Quality Control
09/08/2018 Supply Chain
12-13/08/2018 New Product Design
15/08/2018 Innovation
29-30/08/2018 Harmonization (Technical overview)
September 2018
Date Course
02-03/09/2018 The Fundamentals of Die Manufacturing
04-05-06/09/2018 Practical of Die Manufacturing
09-10/09/2018 The Fundamentals of Die Manufacturing
11-12-13/09/2018 Practical of Die Manufacturing



  • 2018-07-26

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