Punching press

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Punching press a machine tool for punching holes in metal or other material; -- called also punch press.
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Usage

In literature:

She kneaded it a long time, turning it over and over again, punching, pressing, crushing it.
"Maupassant Original Short Stories (180), Complete" by Guy de Maupassant
But the space which our Press allots to air raids moves Mr. Punch to wonder and scorn.
"Mr. Punch's History of the Great War" by Punch
In the process of metal button-making by means of fly presses and punches, circular discs, called blanks, are cut out of sheets of metal.
"The Girl's Own Paper, Vol. VIII, No. 354, October 9, 1886" by Various
If you will wait till your punch is ready, I will manage to get you a fresh paper moist from the press.
"Dr. Dumany's Wife" by Mór Jókai
WE 'stop the press' to announce that Mr. PUNCH has just dropped in from England, bringing the latest intelligence from 'the other side.
"The Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, January 1844" by Various
Punch softly pressed his comrade's arm, and then there was a slight movement and the pressure was returned.
"!Tention" by George Manville Fenn
On Earth, if a man sticks his thumb in a punch press, he loses his thumb.
"Anchorite" by Randall Garrett
The sack, being pressed and punched to ascertain if it is sound, is enclosed in a second skin.
"The Mines and its Wonders" by W.H.G. Kingston
The paper or tin tops and bottoms are stamped out on a punch press.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
Punching Presses, Drop Hammers, and Dies for working Metals, etc.
"Scientific American, Vol. XXXIX.--No. 24. [New Series.], December 14, 1878" by Various
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In news:

A city councilman is set to press charges against a community activist for punching him in the back of the head in front of a Richmond police officer.
LVD Strippit has introduced the Strippit VX series of CNC turret punch presses for processing thin sheet materials.
The punch presses combine a high-speed, 20-metric-ton hydraulic ram with a 48-station turret.
The punch presses combine a high-speed, 20- metric-ton hydraulic ram with a 48-station turret.
The Next Generation in Turret Punch Press Technology.
LVD Strippit has introduced the Strippit P-1525, a 20-metric-ton, CNC turret punch press designed to handle large or oversized workpieces up to 60 by 98.4 in.
Everything a Sheetmetal Fabricator Needs to Know about Punch Press Tooling.
What's New In Turret Punch Press Tooling.
The Associated Press Rum adds punch to this red tea.
Tools are available for most brands of turret-style punch presses.
Rapidset adjustable thick turret canisters from Mate Precision Tooling are intended for use with Original Style and AMX punch press tooling.
Mate Precision Tooling, Anoka, MN, introduces Rapidset adjustable thick turret canisters, for use with Mate original-style and AMX punch-press tooling.
Mate Precision Tooling, Anoka, MN, will introduce its Rapidset adjustable thick turret canisters for use with Mate Original Style and AMX punch-press tooling.
Mechanical Designs of Virginia Inc, Stuart, Va. Has installed an HP1500 Tailift CNC turret punch press.
Cory Olsen The Grand Rapids Press Referee Joe Cortez , right, watches as Floyd Mayweather dodges a punch from Victor Ortiz on Saturday night in Las Vegas.
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In science:

Lin, S, W Punch III and E Goodman (1994), Coarse-grain parallel genetic algorithms: categorization and new approach, in ‘Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing’, IEEE Press, pp. 28–37.
Self-Organisation of Evolving Agent Populations in Digital Ecosystems
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