A tool, usually of steel, variously shaped at one end for different uses, and either solid, for stamping or for perforating holes in metallic plates and other substances, or hollow and sharpedged, for cutting out blanks, as for buttons, steel pens, jewelry, and the like; a die.
To perforate or stamp with an instrument by pressure, or a blow; as, to punch a hole; to punch ticket.
A movable insert, either solid or hollow, which applied an installation force to the top of the fastener.
A tool to stamp a design on a planchet (a flat piece of metal or coin blank)
A small gadget similar to a hole puncher that creates shapes and comes in a variety of choices.
to place holes in paper (as for use in notebooks, binders, etc).
The punch is the make force element of a stamping die that contacts the stock to perforate, bend, draw, or shape the desired workpiece. It generally consists of a working end and a retaining portion.
Some sorters, often referred to as finishers, will punch collated and stapled copies for ease of filing e.g. 2/3/4-hole.
a tool for making (usually circular) holes
make a hole into or between, as for ease of separation; "perforate the sheets of paper"
a machine for making or starting holes
a small, circular, cookie-cutter type knife that creates tiny, circular holes in the skin
a tool that is used to put a mark into
a tool used to make a hole in leather, by removing a plug of
the narrow tool used to punch a device into a die, usually a mintmark or date, or a portion of a date
The member of a tool that forces the metal into the die during blanking, coining, drawing, embossing, forging, stretching or similar operations.
Part of a die or compacting tool set which is used to transmit pressure to the powder in the die cavity. See Upper Punch and Lower Punch.
Generally the upper member of a tool set which develops the design of the top side of the forging.
see hole punch
a tapered tool with a profiled (to desired shape) flat end that is used to punch holes in hot metal; punched holes are then drifted to size
Die component responsible for pressing the metal powder into a compact. The punch makes contact with the metal powder during the formation of a compact.
1. A tool used to create small shapes. 2. The shapes created by the punches.
Tool for punching out shapes from paper. Also refers to the shapes punched from paper.
A tool used to create small shapes from pieces of paper. The term can also apply to the shapes created by the tools.
A handheld tool that cuts small to large pre-formed shapes from paper. Like a die cut.
The male part of a die-as distinguished from the female part, which is called the die. The punch is usually the upper member of the complete die assembly and is mounted on the slide or in a die set for alignment (except in the inverted die). In double-action draw dies, the punch is the inner portion of the upper die, which is mounted on the plunger (inner slide) and does the drawing. The act of piercing or punching a hole. Also referred to as punching. The punch is the movable part that forces the metal into the die in equipment for sheet drawing, blanking, coining, embossing and the like.
Round metal tool that has a pointed end, which is used to make indentations or holes in a material. The point is placed against the object and the other side is hammered to drive the point into the material or to drive a nail head even with or below the surface of a board.