Proper punch set-up is crucial to keep your ironworkers running efficiently and your employees safe.
A punch may wear down, but it shouldn’t break or crack. If you’re regularly breaking or cracking tools, improper set-up is often a contributing factor.
American Punch can help. Send us the broken tools and a sample of the material being punched, and we’ll provide recommendations for improvement.
This page provides clear illustrations of a standard punch set-up. For more information, you can review the various styles and sizes
as well as our punching tips page
And be sure to contact us today
for assistance with the standard – and custom – punches you use every day.