Dynamic Die Supply: Advancing Metalworking through Exploring Punching Principles

In the article “What is A Punch? Introduction of Punching Principle, Types and Materials” from Market Prospects, the intricacies of punching technology are explored, shedding light on its applications, working principles, types, and materials. Introduction to Punching: Punching, also known as stamping, is highlighted as a crucial forming process technology prevalent across various industries like… Continue reading Dynamic Die Supply: Advancing Metalworking through Exploring Punching Principles

Dynamic Die Supply: Perfecting the Punch – Troubleshooting Tips for Sheet Metal Edges

In the comprehensive article “Troubleshooting the punched sheet metal edge when metal punching,” as featured by The Fabricator, invaluable insights into the nuances of metal punching, with a focus on troubleshooting issues related to the finished edge of punched parts, are provided. While CNC punch press operators globally produce millions, if not billions, of parts… Continue reading Dynamic Die Supply: Perfecting the Punch – Troubleshooting Tips for Sheet Metal Edges

Dynamic Die Supply: Precision in Every Punch – Choosing Materials That Take a Punch

In the informative article “Stamping Material That Can Take a Punch,” featured by The Fabricator, the challenges of selecting materials for stamping processes are navigated. Stamping in a die is a critical process, impacting not only the designer and operator but also the material being formed. The success of the operation, in terms of strength,… Continue reading Dynamic Die Supply: Precision in Every Punch – Choosing Materials That Take a Punch

Dynamic Die Supply: The Evolution of Holemaking Highlights the Timeless Role of the Punch

In the enlightening article “The punch at the center of it all,” reported by The Fabricator, the enduring significance of the metal fabrication punch is unveiled—a tool that played a pivotal role for most of the 20th century and continues to hold relevance in the evolving landscape of holemaking. Traditionally, metal fabricators relied on an… Continue reading Dynamic Die Supply: The Evolution of Holemaking Highlights the Timeless Role of the Punch

Dynamic Die: Enhancing Tool Longevity Approach to Punch Chipping and Wear

In the latest Tooling by Design column, titled “Punch Chipping and Wear,” which I conducted for MetalForming Magazine, die makers and tooling engineers shared their most pressing challenges in the press shop. One recurring issue in focus this month is tool chipping and wear. The use of higher-strength sheet materials in automotive applications, such as… Continue reading Dynamic Die: Enhancing Tool Longevity Approach to Punch Chipping and Wear

Seven Tool Tips for Punching Thick Material

On occasion, CNC punching machines will get the call to process materials 1⁄4 in. or thicker, with applications including automotive treadplates, for example, and part production for agricultural and other industries. At the extreme end, producing electrical busbars sometimes means punching copper or aluminum as thick as 1⁄2 in. Whether a harder steel or a… Continue reading Seven Tool Tips for Punching Thick Material