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punch press

[′pənch ‚pres]
(mechanical engineering)
A press consisting of a frame in which slides or rams move up and down, of a bed to which the die shoe or bolster plate is attached, and of a source of power to move the slide. Also known as drop press.
Any mechanical press.
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In 2000, the company's sheet metal fabrication capability was three stand-alone mechanical turret punch presses. Wesgar management decided it was time for a change in both its manufacturing philosophy and equipment.
The 20-station, 33-ton, C5 hydraulic turret punch press has a maximum sheet capacity of 50"x100" and is available with either Siemens or Fanuc controls.
The addition of a Global 30 1225 CNC turret punch press and PPEB 90-ton press brake changed the mix of 4-M's work from predominantly stamping to an equal mix of fabricating and stamping jobs.
Aero-Heat estimates that by switching from a mechanical to a hydraulic turret punch press, it has reduced tooling costs by 25-30 percent.
The Finn-Power Express is a flexible manufacturing unit which allows full-sized sheets to be automatically loaded onto the table of a turret punch press, punched, formed, and unloaded.
The new brochure provides an overview of CNC turret punch press machinery, including the new ST Series 20-ton punch press, which features a 26-station thin-style turret configuration.
introduces the C5 33-ton hydraulic turret punch press. The 20-station C5 has a maximum sheet capacity of 50" X 100" (1270mm X 2500mm), and is available with either Siemens or Fanuc controls.
In 1997, the company purchased its first new CNC turret punch press, a TP 2015 hydraulic turret punch press from Finn-Power International.
has introduced the C5 33-ton hydraulic turret punch press. The 20-station press has a maximum sheet capacity of 50" x 100" (1270mm x 2500mm) and is available with either Siemens or Fanuc controls.
Other turret punch press manufacturers required us to buy a bigger machine with a larger table size to get the 60 capacity."
has introduced the C5 33-ton hydraulic turret punch press. The 20-station unit has a maximum sheet capacity of 50" X 100" (1270 mm X 2500 mm) and is available with either Siemens or Fanuc controls.