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Punching Tool

Tool for punching out bimetallic discs in the compound/single-cut or progressive/multiple-cut process.

• Tungsten carbide cutting parts
• Durability of the cut edges approx. approx. 2 million strokes
• Regrinding of the cutting elements possible several times
• Cutting elements can be easily replaced by the customer
• Quick change system (uniform clamping plate)
• Closed- position monitoring (double sheet detection)


Standard versionPunching tool according to customer specifications.
Options & Accessories
  • Provision of an additional set of cutting parts
  • Provision of required auxiliary materials (lubricating oil, punching oil, ..)
CapacityAchievable quantities per hour depend on the type of punching tool and the setting of the punching machine.
  • Compound die tool (for simple, round discs): max. 10,000 pieces / hour
  • Progressive die tool (for discs with special shapes): max. 5,500 pieces / hour
Process input
  • Bimetal strip (or similar material)
  • Bandwidth: max. 40mm
  • Strip thickness: 0.1 to 0.3mm
Process flow and details
  • Downward stroke: punching out the shapes defined by the cutting elements from the bimetal strip
  • Upward stroke: pushing the punched-out bimetal-disc back into the belt
Process Output
  • Bimetal strip, pre-punched discs - pressed back into the strip
  • Flange for attaching the hydraulic cylinder of the punching machine
  • Electrical plug of the tool safety switch for monitoring the closed position (double-sheet monitoring)
Environmental conditions
  • Industry standard. Indoor.
  • Temperature: + 18°C to + 30°C
  • Relative humidity: < 70% non-condensing
Dimensions and weight
  • Dimensions (WxHxD): approx. 450 x 450 x 450mm
  • Weight: approx. 30kg