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|1. (WO2017040780) FLOATING CLAMP RING ASSEMBLY|
|Applicants:||PRIDE ENGINEERING, LLC
|Title:||FLOATING CLAMP RING ASSEMBLY|
A clamp ring assembly for use in a can bottom forming assembly comprising a clamp ring retainer, a clamp ring having a biasing assembly and an inner dome die. The clamp ring floats with, respect to the clamp ring retainer to accommodate off-center contact by the punch and to center the punch at the end of the ram stroke. A slightly conic-ally shaped inner dome die structure or dome plug may be provided to further center the punch at the end of the ram stroke.