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Alterations enable you to adapt our standard products to your purpose. If goes without saying that these modifications are subject of certain dimension limitations, yet in many cases this service makes it possible to quote for special needs as standard cata
The Ball Seat specifies the location of the ball for Ball Lock punches. The standard Ball Seat Location is at 90° and will be used when no other information is given.
We offer classified shapes in addition to the standard shapes. No extra CAD data needed. You just name us the shape (e.g. C21) and the needed dimensions.
Whatever your company produces: by the choice of the coating you can increase productivity, life time and production time. This helps to reduce costs and to be more efficient.
Die Buttons serve as a counterpart of the punch and provide the opposite cutting edge in the stamping process. As a result, the optimum ratio of shear or burnish to rollover and break of the generated hole can be ensured.
A long-time industry “rule of thumb“ used by die makers for the clearance between the punch and die button is 5% of the stock thickness per side. However, extensive research and testing have shown that a significant increase in punch-to-die-clearance up to...
The ejector pin is also called Jektole® in the DAYTON world. Jektole® is integrated in the punch and serves to eject the slug from the punch point. Whether Ball Lock, Press Fit, Tuff Punch, 60°or 30° head, trombone neck – Jektole® can be used with every DAYTON punch.
With punches, gauges are used to examine if the ball seat is located as it should. If the punch is run in a retainer plate complying to ANSI standard, this check has to be executed. A ball seat which is correctly located guarantees a correct lock and avoids insecure locking states.
Key Flats are essential when shaped punches and die buttons are used. Otherwise, the designed holes will be different than planned. Key flats are available as single flat, double flat or for dowels.
DAYTON PROGRESS offers three punching systems: Ball Lock, Press Fit and Versatile. Each of these systems has advantages and disadvantages and is used in various industries.
Dayton Slug Control is a guaranteed method for reducing the risk of pulling slugs to the die surface during withdrawal of the punch. An exact amount of “trap” is applied to the slug to prevent it from returning to the die surface.
In general, part material must first be held during punching and later stripped to avoid pulling up of the part material during withdrawal of the punch. For this purpose, there are various versions of hold-down or stripping systems, which are generally called stripper.