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WHAT IS PRECISION METAL PUNCHING?

Precision metal punching – not to be confused with metal stamping – is the process of creating custom shapes of varying sizes within a sheet of metal. In many instances, this process can be used in the place of laser cutting.

HOW DOES PRECISION METAL PUNCHING WORK? 1

To achieve the desired results, a sheet of metal is placed between a punch and die. Once the punch has passed through the sheet of metal towards the die, the punched metal scraps are either discarded or collected for recycling. This process is repeated until the desired outcome has been reached.

Certain aspects – such as the size and shape of the die and/or punch, the amount of force applied to the sheet of metal, as well as metal type and thickness – can all change the outcome of the punch.

This is a photo of sheet metal going through the precision punching process

WE PRECISION PUNCH MATERIALS SUCH AS:

  • Stainless steel
  • Galvanized Steel
  • Aluminum
  • Iron
  • Diamond Plate
  • Brass

INDUSTRIES THAT CAN BENEFIT FROM OUR PRECISION METAL PUNCHING SERVICES: 2 + 3

  • Automotive
  • Construction
  • Medical
  • Lighting
  • Aerospace

Think your next project can benefit from Yankee Sheet Metal’s precision metal punching services? We offer services across Connecticut and Western Massachusetts. Give us a call at (860) 528-9431 or fill out the form on our ‘Contact Us’ page to learn how we can make your vision a reality!

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