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FORMS AND DIES


All Electroprep dies are the fixed dimension, nonadjustable type. This assures consistent lead spacing and form dimensions while eliminating the complex mechanism necessary for adjustable spacing. In many applications, more than one size of component can be cut and formed in a die. For example, a 1/4 watt resistor can be formed in a 1/2 watt die, although there will be some dimensional differences due to the change in body and lead sizes. The same die will fit either automatic or single stroke machines.

Most dies consist of two parts - a moving and a stationary portion. Both parts are pre-aligned with mating heads and each is secured with a single, 10-32 socket cap screw. This provides for simple, quick, error-free alignment when changing and seating the die. All dies are precision ground from the finest tool steel and heat treated. Standard dies all assume a .062 inch (1.575 mm) board thickness and are designed to allow the component leads to protrude 0.060 inch (1.524 mm) through the board after insertion for optimum solder joint quality. In addition, these dies are designed to absorb the shock and protect the lead-to-body seal of the component during the cutting and forming operation. This is extremely important particularly when cutting and forming delicate glass components.

Electroprep has standardized a number of popular forms and dimensions for various types of components. Dies for these are available from stock. The company provides a complete service for the manufacture of dies including custom dies for special requirements.

 


AXIAL LEAD COMPONENTS

STANDARD PHYSICAL DIMENSIONS
HORIZONTAL STAND-OFF
HORIZONTAL FLUSH-MOUNT
VERTICAL STAND-OFF
VERTICAL FLUSH-MOUNT
DISC CAPACITORS
STANDARD CAPACITOR CHART
SPREAD IN-LINE
TRANSISTOR LEAD COMPONENTS
RADIAL-LEAD CUT OFF
TO-18 / STAND-OFF AND LOCK-IN or STAND-OFF ONLY
TO-5 / STAND-OFF AND LOCK-IN or STAND-OFF ONLY
TO-92 to TO-18 CONVERSION AND LOCK-IN or CONVERSION ONLY
TO-92 AND TO-18 to TO-5 CONVERSION LOCK-IN
TO-92 AND TO-18 to TO-5 CONVERSION
TO-92 AND TO-18 to TO-5 CONVERSION 3-LEAD LOCK-IN
TO-92 SPREAD IN-LINE
POWER TRANSISTORS
CUT & FORM HORIZONTAL
CUT & FORM VERTICAL
IN-LINE / 3- OR 5-LEAD
IC LEAD COMPONENTS
8-PIN AND 10-PIN
8-PIN or 10-PIN TO-96 TO DIP FORM
SPECIAL FORMS AND DIES