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.
Mazak OPTIPLEX Fiber Laser-Cutting System
Compared to conventional laser processing machines, the OPTIPLEX Fiber significantly increases the productivity of thin worksheet cutting with impressive accuracy and cuts up to 0.875” in CRS. The laser is designed to process reflective materials with greater thicknesses and at greater speeds than its CO2 counterpart.
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