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punch press

n.
A power press that can be fitted with various dies, as for metalworking.

punch′ press`


n.
a power-driven machine used to cut, draw, or shape material, as metal sheets, with dies.
[1910–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.punch press - a power driven press used to shape metal partspunch press - a power driven press used to shape metal parts
bench press - a small punch press mounted on a workbench
mechanical press, press - any machine that exerts pressure to form or shape or cut materials or extract liquids or compress solids
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On the basis of drive type, punching press market can be segmented as flywheel drive, mechanical punch press, hydraulic punch press and servo direct turret punch press.
Guo, Vibration Analysis and Vibration Absorption on the Numerical Control Turret Punch Press, Yangzhou University, 2013 (Chinese).
SPIROL disc springs can provide a solution for design engineers in their on-going challenge to increase the productivity of turret punch presses. Traditional turret punch press tool designs have included coil springs to facilitate the pushing of the punch through the sheet metal and to pull it out.
It includes a turret punch press with punching force of 200 or 300 kN; a 2.5 kW laser beam for maximum sheet size of either 120"x60" or 169"x60"; and a maximum material thickness in punching of 8mm and 6mm in laser cutting.
The new X5 hydraulic turret punch press from Finn-Power International Inc.
"We would go around and check all of our machines with our equipment to make sure everything was precise." Later, she moved to Texas to join North American Aircraft as a drill press and punch press operator, building P-51 Mustang fighters and B-25 Mitchell bombers.
Stroble stated: "We started looking at our punch press area a couple of years ago.
The F6 Express FMU loads full-sized sheets onto the table of the turret punch press, punches and forms the sheet metal, and then unloads the fabricated sheet.
The X5 hydraulic turret punch press is a 23 metric ton turret punch press that can fabricate sheet sizes up to 50"x100" with thicknesses up to 0.32".
In 2005, England's Stove Works found it needed to add a turret punch press. Again it chose Finn-Power, this time a C5 Compact Express.
After placing the sheet in the punch press, the robot removes the skeleton of sheet trim left from the previous cycle.