What is the right finish for your metal stamped part?

You are working hard to design every dimension and feature of your metal part so that it operates as required.  Before you proceed, here is a helpful reminder from our Estimating Team with more than 50 years of combined manufacturing experience. Remember to include in your design plans the appropriate metal finish that meets your […]

How a Capability Study Verifies your Metal Part is Ready for Production

For Ultra’s capability studies, we inspect a series of parts for specific dimensions and then do a statistical analysis on the readings to determine if the manufacturing process is stable enough to hold the dimensions within spec consistently.  The standard practice is to perform capability studies on 30 pieces, but there are variations if this […]

What technology in a metal stamping die improves production?

Sensor technology is utilized in every metal stamping die that we design and build for OEM’s and for production completed in one of Ultra’s 13 stamping presses. Sensors protect the stamping die and ensure its functioning properly during operation, and during set-up and removal of the die in the stamping press.  This technology establishes a […]

You need our New Product Introduction Process to ensure production success

It can be difficult to hand over a project to a supplier after putting in so much time and effort designing a part. Wouldn’t that be easier to do if an established process was in place ensuring confidence and success from design-to-production? Ultra offers the perfect solution with our NPI (New Product Introduction) Process which […]

Customized gauges establish design and quality standards for metal stamped parts

Take a step into our designated Quality Area and you will find Larry, Ultra’s Layout Inspector, hard at work performing various quality tests with manual instruments or with technology-based equipment. This precision work establishes and maintains that parts are stamped to meet their design print every production run. Here is a Belt Guide in the […]