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 Metal Punch Guidelines- printable PDF

This chart is useful for punching metal - guidelines for tool clearance.  Clearance is the amount of space required in the hole of the die to allow the punch to pass through and punch the material. Clearance is determined by the type and thickness of the material being punched.   Check on the bottom of the page for the how-to check the punch slug for punching efficiency.  Helps extend the life of the punch and die. 

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Metal Punch Guidelines- printable PDF