A category of a punch and die which is designed to penetrate (cut) material out of the sheet metal being run through the punch and die; cut material into a desired shape; or cut material away from the edge of a workpiece. As the punch penetrates the material, compressive and tensile stresses build up and fracture occurs along the lines of stress.
Hypertherm ‘Cut with Confidence’ 60 Seconds Video Contest
Here's Jim Colt telling us about a new video contest anyone with a Hypertherm product can easily enter. T-shirts for just entering and nice prizes, too. Check it out!
Metal fabrication ripe for consolidation, or not? - by Tim Heston Will the custom metal fabrication business become more consolidated in the years to come? It's hard today, but more than likely, it will depend on the fabricator's customer base.
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