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Sheet Metal Forming and Punching

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Sheet metal forming and punching are two common techniques used in the fabrication of sheet metal components. 

Sheet metal forming refers to the process of shaping sheet metal into a desired geometry using mechanical force. This can be achieved through various methods, including bending, stretching, deep drawing, and rolling. The choice of forming method depends on the complexity of the part and the desired shape.

Bending: Bending involves the application of force to a sheet metal workpiece, causing it to deform and take on a curved shape. This can be done manually or with the help of machines such as press brakes.

Stretching: Stretch forming is used to elongate the sheet metal in a specific area, creating a contoured shape. This method is commonly used for producing automotive body panels and aircraft components.

Deep drawing: Deep drawing is a process in which a flat sheet metal blank is drawn into a die cavity, forming a three-dimensional shape with a depth greater than its diameter. It is commonly used for producing cylindrical or box-shaped components, such as kitchen sinks or metal cans.

Rolling: Rolling involves passing the sheet metal through a set of rollers to gradually shape it into a desired form. This method is often used for producing cylindrical or conical shapes, such as tubes or pipes.

Punching, on the other hand, is a metal fabrication process that involves creating holes or cutouts in sheet metal using a punch and die set. The punch is a specially shaped tool that applies a high force to the sheet metal, while the die provides support and helps shape the resulting hole. Punching can be performed manually or with the help of automated machines, such as turret punch presses or CNC punch presses.

Punching is widely used in various industries, including automotive, electronics, and construction, for creating holes, slots, and other features in sheet metal components. It is a cost-effective method for producing consistent and precise holes at high production rates.

Both sheet metal forming and punching are integral processes in sheet metal fabrication, enabling the creation of complex shapes and functional components for a wide range of applications.


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Carbon Steels

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9M for hollow section




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