die clearance

die clearance

[′dī ‚klir·əns]
(engineering)
The distance between die members that meet during an operation.
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Always check with the CPC supplier for screen-pack and die clearance requirements.
For blow molders who make multiple product changes, adjustments must be made to the equipment's pin and die clearance to accommodate the wall thickness of various parts.
the effect of varying die clearance is evident when the machine is full, whereas it is insignificant when it is partly loaded (polymer mastication stage);
These dies are designed for high performance punching of thin sheet metal where the recommended die clearance is less than 0.
The critical need is to maintain a minimum die clearance at all times.
While the bulk of the tools in the turret are standard tools and do not change, pre-built die cassettes with different die clearances provide flexibility to react to customers' needs.
Die clearances for fineblanking can be held much tighter than stamping, promoting smoother and straighter edges on parts.
Tool changes typically require the operator to recalibrate pin and die clearances using a programming cylinder that operates at 2000 psi.