Farley is the grandson of Hudson’s founder Charles Batka. He has been employed at Hudson for 40 years. Farley started his career as an apprentice toolmaker and eventually became a Department Supervisor, Business Unit Manager for automotive stampings and drawn components, Tool Room Manager, quoting and estimating and now Sales Engineering.
Farley has extensive knowledge of the deep draw process, materials, heat treating (annealing), as well as secondary operations to deep drawn components (finishes, modifications, brackets, inserts, etc.).
Select from the questions below or submit your own question.
- What are the advantages of using deep drawn components?
- What is deep draw?
- What metals can be deep drawn?
- Deep draw technical considerations
- Can deep drawn components be modified?
- What are DFARs, RoHS and REACH Requirements?
- What is the description of visual and cosmetics characteristics found in deep drawn parts?
- What is Hudson’s position on purchases from Kobe Steel?
Standard (Catalog) Products
- What is the catalog or standard part number nomenclature?
- Why is the Hudson part number sometimes different on a part I have not ordered in a long time?
- Do you have a minimum lot charge?