Punch Press Die Cutting

We Punch Holes in Molded Parts

Discover this popular die cutting method.

Punch press die cutting is also known as “tablet tools” or “punch and die” tooling. This method is used to punch holes and/or notched edges in a previously molded part.

A punch press can be used to create “standard” shapes such as circles, squares, rectangles, hexagons, pentagons and half circles, or can produce more complex custom shapes such as “letter” shapes, custom notched circles, zig-zag patterns or numerous separated punches with one punch stroke.

Punch press die cutting is typically very fast and can accommodate large runs. Computer assisted setup allows for multiples items to be punched with just one motion of the press. This means huge savings in labor and cycle time.

Punch press die cutting can accommodate a wide variety of materials including:

  • Rubber
  • Composite Material
  • Plastic Sheets
  • Laminated Materials
  • Fiberglass
  • Aluminum Extrusions
  • Mild Steel
  • Aluminum
  • Copper
  • Brass
  • Many more

Flexibility in materials & cuts, speed of production, and major cost-savings are key reasons to consider punch press die cutting.

Consult with a TMI engineer at any time to discuss this and other die cutting and manufacturing options.