Punching Machine Tools
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Our EM Punch Presses and Commitment To Automation Means That Round The Clock Production Can Deliver CNC Punching To Scale And Within Strict Lead Times
Clients in highly demanding sectors work with Wrekin time and time again because they know our combination of technical excellence, engineering experience, and the latest technology means that we work as genuine partners providing a professional service. In simple terms, clients come to us with problems and we create solutions that are then delivered.
We’ve been delivering CNC punching solutions for clients from a broad range of sectors in Telford, since 2003. Ever since we first started, we’ve offered a combination of engineering experience and knowledge with a firm commitment to making use of the latest technology. Our range of CNC punching equipment, coupled with our long-term investment in automation, means that we’re able to offer lights out, round-the-clock manufacturing capability which can deliver large-scale orders to an extremely tight deadline without ever compromising on quality.
CNC Punching FAQs
A CNC punching machines is a computer-controlled machine that is used to punch holes in sheets of metal. These machines are very accurate (with a tolerance of 0.1mm) and can produce high-quality results.
Punching machines are typically used for industrial applications, such as creating parts for anything that requires thin gauge material or any forming. However, they can also be used for a wide variety of products.
The working process of a sheet metal turret punch is similar to that of a regular punch press.
First, a flat metal sheet is loaded onto the bed of the machines and help in place by clamps. The machine typically has two forms of tooling: punches and dies. These typically punch out the materials in all shapes and forms. The punch pushes the material through the die with a 0.2mm clearance, the die clearance normally depends on the thickness of material that is being processed.
On top of this we can utilize the machine to extrude, tap and form small details. As well as part picking its own parts, the machine can still process the sheets. We would recommend using a punch up to around 3mm thick in material. Anything after that we would use a laser instead.
The size and shape of the profiles will differ depending on the type of tools that is required to punch out the shape. After the profile has been punched, the piece of material gets pushed through the bottom of the die, which then drops on to a conveyor unit. This is then loaded directly into a skip and recycled accordingly.
Punch press tooling is used in a variety of different industries. These include the automotive industry, electronics industry, medical industry and food and beverage industries. They can also be used in architecture for creating metal roofs and other structures.
- Increased productivity, more accessible and faster set-up, more consistent quality, less wear on tools, and better utilization of materials.
- Speed and accuracy: These machines can produce parts very quickly and with a high degree of accuracy. For instance, they can help to reduce set-up times, increase the consistency of quality, and reduce wear on tools.
- Efficiency: They can help to reduce the amount of material waste and increase the utilization of materials.
- Safe and cost effective: These machines are very safe to use and can help to save money on production costs.
CNC sheet metal punching machines can punch a variety of different materials, including aluminium, brass and stainless steel.
They are used for cutting because they are very accurate and can produce high-quality results. Also, they can also help to reduce set-up times and increase the consistency of quality.
There are a variety of different CNC punching machine tools that are required for cutting sheet metal. These include a punch press, a laser cutter, and a waterjet cutter.
- Cluster tools, save money by reducing the CNC punching time. These tools can punch multiple holes at the same time.
- Engraving tools. It is a great solution for identifying sheet metal parts that are used for spares.
CNC machine tools are used for a variety of different applications. These include cutting, drilling, and shaping metal.
- Cutting: CNC machine tools can be used to cut a variety of different materials, including aluminium, stainless steel, and brass.
- Drilling: CNC machine tools can be used to drill holes into metal. This is often done for industrial applications, such as creating parts for cars or aeroplanes.
- Forming: CNC machine tools can be used to shape metal. This is often done for architectural applications, such as creating metal roofs or other structures.