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Advantages of Stamping Thin Film Laminations Versus Die Cutting

When specifications for cutting thin film laminations call for a high level of precision and/or complex shapes, the process of stamping the laminations produces a much more precise, repeatable, and accurate result. Thin film laminating is the process of applying adhesive to 2 or more layers of thin film or metal substrates and combining them […]

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QDP Solves Tight Tolerance Film Slitting With Custom Designed Cutting Blades

When customers require quality improvements in manufactured thin film components, QDP is the place to turn for the solution.  One such opportunity presented itself to us when a customer required the extremely tight tolerances of +/-.005” slit widths in laminated films.  Their previous supplier was not able to meet these tolerances at all. One of […]

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Case Study: Precision Stampings for Automotive Safety

Market: Automotive Application: Rolling the edges of stamped aluminum heat shields for improved safety The Challenge: A major OEM automotive parts manufacturer turned to QDP to solve a concern they were having regarding the level of safety in the heat shields they manufacture.  Tens of thousands of aluminum heat shields are manufactured each year and […]

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Precision Thin Foil Stamping of Shielding Materials

QDP has leveraged its rich history of thin foil stamping for the hard disk drive (HDD) industry to provide similar services across the electronics industry at large.  In particular, stamping of thin foil shielding materials is in growing demand.  It is critical that precision specifications be consistently satisfied as the major push in the electronics […]

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QDP Inc Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Certification

QDP Inc. is pleased to announce that we are ISO 9001:2015 certified (view the QDP ISO 9001:2015 Certification here).  The scope of the certification covers “The manufacture of precision stamped parts and laminated rolled goods”.  The six month process to upgrade from ISO 9001:2008 was completed in 2017 with a certification dated March 26, 2018. […]

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QDP, Inc. Featured on Manufacturing Marvels

Where can manufacturers go for superior Quality, Delivery, and Price in stamping?  They go to QDP, Inc.  Based in Pennsylvania, QDP is a single source provider that designs, builds, and runs stamping for metal and plastic.  They also offer adhesive laminating and slitting of metal and plastic film. QDP has a history of pushing the […]

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QDP, Inc. becomes a Federal-Mogul Approved Supplier

QDP has been working with Federal-Mogul’s System Protection Division in Exton, PA developing manufacturing processes and producing prototype parts for close to a year. Having successfully completed the processes and satisfactory prototypes it was time to begin the process of producing production parts. This required QDP, Inc. to have a quality audit to be approved as […]

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Re-shoring is Reassuring

We were approached by Total Molding Services, Inc., who operates a molding business, about doing a stamping job that was currently being done for them in SE Asia. The part is an electrical stainless steel contact that is inserted into a molded housing. Total Molding Services, Inc. was having a difficult problem with the parts being […]

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QDP, Inc. Achieves ISO 9001:2008 Certification

From start to finish, it took only nine months for QDP to attain ISO 9001:2008 Certification. There were a number of factors that attributed to this relatively short time frame. First, from QDP’s founding in 1995, the Quality Management System was set up based on an ISO-based standard. This was due to the fact that Stew […]