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
of punches, 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