Frank Baeumler

Contributing Writer

Punch Die Stripper

Punching and Other Holemaking | Articles | The FABRICATOR

Keeping pace with today's punching requirements

December 13, 2001 | By Frank Baeumler

This article provides the basics on how the punch, die, and stripper work; how to perform material thickness calculations on various materials; how different applications affect punching quality; how fully guided tooling counters lateral forces; and how metallurgy, coatings, and maintenance affect tooling.

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