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Secondary work on turret punch presses

How shops can save time and labour costs with the right tools

September 30, 2021

The biggest challenges facing today’s sheet metal fabricators are a shortage of skilled labour and how to reduce or eliminate waste in manufacturing. With the right tooling, CNC punching machines can perform a variety of operations traditionally considered as press or press brake work or performed as secondary work in stand-alone stations.

What types of operations are we talking about? How can they benefit you? If your production process includes threading holes, adding hinges, creating safe edges, deburring, countersinking, marking, creating fasteners, or making 90-degree bends, your punch press can save you time and money. You can do all of these and more in your turret punch press. There is no need for time-consuming, costly secondary operations. 

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