TURRET PUNCHING / TAPPING / COUNTERSINKING ON METAL SHEET
Turret punching is the best option for when you need a repeated design but want to retain precision and accuracy. A turret punch uses a group of tools to punch through the sheet metal and they are commonly used to create round, square or rectangular holes of different diameters, dimples or louvres.
Though they cannot create complex designs like laser cutting, using a turret punch can reduce the time taken to produce medium and long runs of the same component. This makes it a cost-effective option for customers who require large numbers of a particular sheet metal components with perforations or other simple cut-outs.
Tapping is a process used for cutting threads on the inner surface of nuts or pre drilled holes in sheet metal to replace the need for nuts
Countersinking is a conical hole cut into a manufactured object. A common use is to allow the head of the bolt, screw or rivet, sit flush to the surface of the surrounding material. and can also provide a tight seal.
- Perforated sheets
- Architectural panels
- Decorative metal coverings
- Brackets and washers
- Grilled doors, cages, filters and cages
- Louvred ventilation
- Cable trays and railings