Glossary

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Term Definition
Air Feed

A way of feeding the die in a stamping press. with raw material.

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AISI Number

AISI stands for the American Iron and Steel Institute, and is a four-digit identification number used to specify different types of carbon steel coils. The first two digits indicate the grade of steel, and the last two give the amount of carbon that the steel contains.

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