Copper Alloys for Metal Stamping

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Copper is widely regarded as one of the oldest metals used by man. For centuries, copper has been forged and shaped into a variety of useful everyday items from tools and jewelry to, more recently, electrical equipment and household appliances. Copper possesses a broad range of desirable mechanical and chemical properties, making it one of […]

The Difference Between Multi-Slide and Progressive Die Stamping

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Various manufacturing processes require the use of precision metal-stamped products made from slit coil steel, copper, and brass, among other materials. These products are manufactured using power press stamping machines specifically built to produce parts from coiled metal or another similar materials. There is more than one type of stamping machine. The first is the […]

Custom Metal Stampings for the Appliance Industry

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Since 1958, Keats Manufacturing Co. has been outfitting specialty industries with high-performance, long-lasting custom metal stampings. With years of experience and a deep understanding of unique application needs, our expert team can handle even the most intricate small metal stampings, wire forms, and assemblies. For decades, customers have turned to our facility for its unique […]

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Keats Manufacturing Achieves IATF 16949:2016 Certification

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Keats Manufacturing is pleased to announce that we have achieved certification under IATF 16949:2016, a technical specification for quality management systems in the automotive sector as set forth by the International Automotive Task Force (IATF). What is IATF 16949:2016 certification? A Quality Management System (QMS) is a set of processes, policies, records, and documented procedures […]

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Pre-Plating, Post-Plating & Selective Plating: What’s the Difference?

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The plating process involves adding layers of metal onto existing workpieces, and can allow for a wide range of performance benefits depending on the specific application. Various techniques and materials can be used to create unique end products, but the wide range of options can often be daunting. We’ve outlined some of the main benefits […]