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Tool Steels

Selecting the proper tool steel and treatment for a stamping application can be a complex and confusing process. Let Dayton explain.

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Lamina

Anchor Lamina America is a leading international manufacturer and distributor of tool, die, and mold components for the metal working and plastics industries.

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Dayton's Engineered Clearance

Optimizing the die clearance is one of the most important steps to punching success. Too large or too tight, an improper clearance can lead to poor edge quality, reduced tool life, and more.

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Surface Treatments and Coatings for Improved Productivity

Dayton's leading-edge coatings and other unique surface treatments have been developed to improve inplant performance by increasing tool hardness and wear resistance.

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Problem Solving Guide

This troubleshooting guide can help you determine the cause for your broken, chipped, or worn punches. It can also help you select the best solution... including Dayton products and services.

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Global leader in fabrication and stamping solutions

DAYTON LAMINA™ has approximately 1,500 employees and $200 million sales, with factories in the U.S. (OH, IN, MI, WI), Canada, Mexico, Portugal, Czech Republic, Japan and China (majority-owned joint ventures).
 
DAYTON LAMINA™ is the world-wide industry leader in the production of catalog and special punches, die components, die details, punch blanks and metalstamping tools. Our full line of tooling includes everything in your bill of materials, punches, die buttons, pins & bushings, wear and guide components, die springs, cams, die details, punch retainers and more.
 
Only DAYTON LAMINA can offer you...

  • Shortest, most consistent delivery
    Our punch & die Firm Delivery Schedule reduces your leadtime, maintenance downtime and inventory. Our in stock catalog die components are available for immediate delivery.
     
  • Most comprehensive range of product, industry leading brands  
    More variety than any other metal stamping tooling manufacturer, meeting all your metal forming tooling requirements.  
     
  • Vast world-wide distributor network  
    Dayton Lamina trained distributors are nearby to assist you in product selection, problem solving and order placing to assure you of receiving the highest quality.  
     
  • No minimum order  
    Carry less inventory - order what you need when you need it.  
     
  • Highest level of technical support available  
    Most knowledgeable sales and technical support team in the industry, helping to solve your most demanding problems and maintain your productivity. 
     
  • Metallurgical services  
     
  • More manufacturing facilities than any other supplier 
    The world-wide Dayton Lamina Team is dedicated to furnishing you with the highest quality, best value catalog and to-print special metal stamping tools and components.

No other supplier can offer you this list of benefits!