Precision Metal Drawing Services
At Peterson Manufacturing, we have provided precision metal drawing services to customers across a broad range of industries for more than 60 years. Metal drawing is a manufacturing process that shapes metal into parts by pulling—i.e., drawing—and stretching it into the desired part thickness and form. In addition to producing high quality drawn parts and components, our expert team provides superior service, competitive prices, and just-in-time delivery.
Advantages of Metal Drawing
When compared to other metal shaping processes, metal drawing presents a number of advantages, such as:
Lower Tool Construction Cost
Most metal shaping processes require extensive tool or die construction before the manufacturing process begins. Metal drawing allows manufacturers to save on tool construction costs, especially when compared with progressive die stamping.
Better Strength-to-Weight Ratio
Drawing allows for the production of lightweight components without compromising the strength or integrity of the material. As the deep drawing process subjects metal to significant deformation, stretching the crystalline structure to its limits, it often leaves the material in its hardest state upon completion.
Superior Cylindrical Part Production Capabilities
When creating parts that have a cylindrical shape, such as a can, metal drawing is the ideal solution. Using a singular draw ratio in deep metal drawing, a circular metal blank easily forms into a 3D circular object, minimizing cycle production times and costs.
Additional Benefits of Drawing
In addition to the advantages indicated above, metal drawing also allows for:
- Stronger and higher quality parts (due to the lack of seams)
- Faster production
- More complex geometric designs
- Lower labor costs
Industrial Applications of Metal Drawing
Due to its numerous manufacturing advantages, metal drawing finds application in a variety of industries, including:
- Fluid control
Partnering With Peterson Manufacturing for Your Metal Drawing Needs
At Peterson Manufacturing, our 60+ years of precision deep drawn stamping experience has contributed to our reputation as an expert metal drawing service provider. Equipped with this expertise and an ISO 9001:2015 registered facility, our team has the knowledge and equipment necessary to provide quality products that measure up to industry standards.
By converting alternative metal forming processes—such as screw machining, tube fabrication, and cold heating—to our high-speed transfer press and deep drawn processes, we help our customers cut production costs. In addition to our deep drawn conversions, we also offer a range of value-added services to ensure the delivery of a finished part, such as:
- Heat treating
Using these processes, we produce a variety of deep drawn metal stampings, including bezels, caps, eyelets, ferrules, shells, sleeves, studs, and sensor housings, in volumes ranging as low as 50,000 units up to millions of units. These products find use in a wide range of industrial applications, such as in:
- Automotive parts
- Industrial equipment
- Appliance components
- Plumbing accessories
- Hose assemblies
- Water sprinklers
- Hand tools
By working with us, you partner with a service provider committed to providing superior customer service. As part of this commitment, we can travel to your facilities, evaluate your current processes, and assist you in the process of converting to deep drawn metal stamping.