button punching

button punching

Punch-like crimping at regular intervals along the lap of adjacent metal decking panels; used to lock the panels together.
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Their branches - the ones that were not closed - lost their phone numbers, replaced by call centres where you have to endure ten minutes of button punching and canned noise before you are allowed to hear a live voice.