High-performance stamping tools Our commitment – your advantage
Benefit from our 59 years of experience. Results improve dramatically with Stepper technologies!
Proto production-quality sample parts
Stepper is your partner from the start of a project to full-scale series production. Take advantage of our 59 years of experience, starting at the product development stage. We are happy to answer your questions, ranging from parts design that meets production requirements to comprehensive finite element analysis (FEM). The PROTO tool system was developed for production-quality prototype sampling – high quality machine-made samples.
Comprehensive test and measuring systems are available, including a research laboratory with a scanning electron microscope (SEM), nanoindenter, scratch tester, kalotester, x-ray and computer tomography.
We are happy to support and advise you, from your first idea to the finished product. FEM software packages provide accurate evaluation.
Get more out of it: With precision tools for maximum flexibility
Modular 1: This name stands for one of the world’s first modular tool systems. It also stands for first-class performance in the low-cost manufacture of small and medium series as well as in the production of whole families of parts, using a single base tool and interchangeable plug-in modules.
Each Modular 1 tool is custom-made, yet is still based on a universal principle: the patented Stepper module system, with high precision in the base frame and the separate modules. The product and production-specific design is accomplished by the active components employed in the plug-in modules. Made of high-speed steel, featuring fine finish quality and given a Stepper Special Surface coating. For up to 2,800 HV hardness and long service life, for efficiency and flexibility in series production.
With easy operation, minimal maintenance and high speeds, it can handle the most demanding bending, rolling and pressing operations.
Modular tool system Efficient and flexible use in the low-cost manufacturing of small and medium production series.
High-speed steel The use of high-speed steel enables us achieve a high degree of hardness as well as wear and heat resistance.
Vacuum hardened and artificially aged module panels
Active components in fine finish quality
STEPPER SPECIAL coated
For up to 2,800 HV hardness and long service life, for efficiency and flexibility in series production.
F1 Supertec Maximum productivity.
Get more out of it: With precision tools for maximum productivity
Being able to economically manufacture precision contacts in large-scale production of 10 million units or more requires more than just having the correctly designed systems. It also requires the perfect tool: the F1 SUPERTEC. The Stepper high-performance stamping tool, reviewed and quality certified in accordance with DIN/TS 16949. The perfect combination for high precision and high productivity.
Customization for each product is based on the active components used in individual modules. They are made of Stepper carbide metal/special ceramics, given a high-quality surface finish using Super Surface technology developed in house (up to Ra 0.01 µm), and finally hard coated with a Stepper Special Diamond surface at our very own hard-coating facilities, providing the highest degree of hardness and maximum service life.
The F1 Supertec tool is very user-friendly. It is easy to operate from the front, and individual modules can be swapped out quickly. Maintenance is performed when it is clamped down. All individual parts are labeled by laser inscription.
Modular tool system Efficient and flexible use in the low-cost manufacture of large-scale production series of 10 million or more units.
STEPPER SPECIAL HARD METAL/CERAMICS with the highest degree of hardness and wear resistance
STEPPER SPECIAL SURFACE The most innovative processing technology for ultra-smooth surfaces and edge stability
STEPPER SPECIAL DIAMOND surface coating Multilayer
High-performance stamping tool reviewed and quality certified in accordance with DIN/TS 16949