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The Red Book at a Glance: Styles of Embossing

In our last blog, we dove into Chapter 13 of the Metalforming Design Handbook, also known as the "Red Book," which industry leaders recognize as the go-to manual for precision metal forming practices. Chapter 13 taught us about punched holes. Now, join us as we take a closer look at styles of embossing in Chapter 19!

Styles of Embossing





Specification and Measurement of Embossed Parts

Preferred dimensioning and points to measure on embossed parts.



Recommended Limits of Embossed Parts

Limits for depths of embossments to minimize fracturing.




*Reduce to 2T for half hard tempers and alloys of aluminum.


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