Punch Dies: Knockouts Round 2

Continuing with punch die knockouts, let’s cover techniques to keep a knockout in place. In the case of a large product, as shown in Fig. 1, several tapped holes made inside the knockout, and the knockout is held by screwing ...

Workholding Technology Pt. 2: Locating Basics

Introduction One of the most common ways of workholding is by location with reference to an external surface. This is also known as locating to a datum surface. Flat surfaces are commonly used for locating. However, there can be various ...