Punching Services from 3Diligent
3Diligent ProdEX's punching service includes punching and, in some categories, boring to create or enlarge holes in metal and other hard materials.
Punching Service Overview
Punching is a fast and cost-effective forming process that uses a punch press to force a tool, called a punch, through the workpiece to create a hole via shearing. Punching is applicable to a wide variety of materials that come in sheet form, including sheet metal, paper, vulcanized fibre and some forms of plastic sheet. The hole can be punched by a machine or manually, though a machine offers superior force often needed to penetrate hard materials such as metal. Once penetrated, the material is removed and the hole is of the same shape and size as the die. Circular dies for punching circular holes are common, and other shapes are also available for selection.
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