CNC Punching: Positive Stop a Positive Advantage

Learn about the importance, performance and maintenance of positive-stop tool features


A CNC punching machine delivers tons of force to shape sheet metal as desired. The force transfers to tooling, which smoothly and efficiently adapts that force to produce cuts, bends and numerous features and fine details. For controlled-depth operations such as coining and embossing, positive-stop features on tools provide the fine-tuning needed for quality, repeatable performance while saving stress on the machine.

Read the full article in the February 2023 issue of MetalForming Magazine.