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The lowest cost option is to use a hand-held punch with a hammer but a wide range of automatic punches are available - both [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Punch_(tool)#Prick_punch '''Dot Punches'''] and [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Punch_(tool)#Centre '''Centre Punches'''].
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* The lowest cost option is to use a hand-held punch with a hammer but a wide range of automatic punches are available - both [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Punch_(tool)#Prick_punch '''Dot Punches'''] and [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Punch_(tool)#Centre '''Centre Punches'''].
 
* In general, '''Dot Punches''' have a sharper point ''(i.e. 60° instead of 90°)'' and need only the lower ranges of impact force ''(e.g. 20N to 50N)''.
 
* In general, '''Dot Punches''' have a sharper point ''(i.e. 60° instead of 90°)'' and need only the lower ranges of impact force ''(e.g. 20N to 50N)''.
 
* Automatic punches are simply pushed down against the work-piece and do not need to be struck - indeed, should '''NOT''' be struck with a hammer.
 
* Automatic punches are simply pushed down against the work-piece and do not need to be struck - indeed, should '''NOT''' be struck with a hammer.
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| style="width: 10%; padding: 10px;"|<dtamazon type="search" search="Automatic Centre Punch"><img src="https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/716B8QOEsuL._AC_UY218_.jpg" alt="Automatic Centre Punch"></dtamazon>
 
| style="width: 10%; padding: 10px;"|<dtamazon type="search" search="Automatic Centre Punch"><img src="https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/716B8QOEsuL._AC_UY218_.jpg" alt="Automatic Centre Punch"></dtamazon>
 
| style="width: 10%; padding: 10px;"|<dtamazon type="search" search="Bell Centre Punch"><img src="https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/51J2Kut8GuL._AC_UY218_.jpg" alt="Bell Centre Punch"></dtamazon>
 
| style="width: 10%; padding: 10px;"|<dtamazon type="search" search="Bell Centre Punch"><img src="https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/51J2Kut8GuL._AC_UY218_.jpg" alt="Bell Centre Punch"></dtamazon>
| style="width: 10%; padding: 10px;"|<dtamazon type="search" search="Nail Punches"><img src="https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/61s3QYAI2EL._AC_UY218_.jpg" alt="Nail Punch"></dtamazon>
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| style="width: 7%; padding: 10px;"|<dtamazon type="search" search="Nail Punches"><img src="https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/61s3QYAI2EL._AC_UY218_.jpg" alt="Nail Punch"></dtamazon>
 
| style="width: 10%; padding: 10px;"|<dtamazon type="search" search="Pin Punches"><img src="https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/81p5xMZJWCL._AC_UY218_.jpg" alt="Pin Punch"></dtamazon>
 
| style="width: 10%; padding: 10px;"|<dtamazon type="search" search="Pin Punches"><img src="https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/81p5xMZJWCL._AC_UY218_.jpg" alt="Pin Punch"></dtamazon>
| style="width: 10%; padding: 10px;"|<dtamazon type="search" search="Repoussé and Chasing Punches"><img src="https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/61B6EfT1HYL._AC_UL320_.jpg" alt="Repoussé and Chasing Punches"></dtamazon>
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| style="width: 10%; padding: 10px;"|<dtamazon type="search" search="Hollow Punch Set"><img src="https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/81lrnu10aKL._AC_UY218_.jpg" alt="Hollow Punch Set"></dtamazon>
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| style="width: 5%; padding: 10px;"|<dtamazon type="search" search="Hollow Punch Set"><img src="https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/81lrnu10aKL._AC_UY218_.jpg" alt="Hollow Punch Set"></dtamazon>
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| style="width: 10%; padding: 10px;"|<dtamazon type="search" search="Number and Letter Punch Set"><img src="https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/61mnQdFKr7L._AC_UY218_.jpg" alt="Number and Letter Punch Set"></dtamazon>
 
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| style="padding: 10px;"|<dtamazon type="search" search="Centre Punches">Centre Punch</dtamazon>
 
| style="padding: 10px;"|<dtamazon type="search" search="Centre Punches">Centre Punch</dtamazon>
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| style="padding: 10px;"|<dtamazon type="search" search="Nail Punches">Nail Punch</dtamazon>
 
| style="padding: 10px;"|<dtamazon type="search" search="Nail Punches">Nail Punch</dtamazon>
 
| style="padding: 10px;"|<dtamazon type="search" search="Pin Punches">Pin Punch</dtamazon>
 
| style="padding: 10px;"|<dtamazon type="search" search="Pin Punches">Pin Punch</dtamazon>
| style="padding: 10px;"|<dtamazon type="search" search="Repoussé and Chasing Punches">Repoussé and Chasing Punches</dtamazon>
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| style="padding: 10px;"|<dtamazon type="search" search="Hollow Punch Set">Hollow Punch Set</dtamazon>
 
| style="padding: 10px;"|<dtamazon type="search" search="Hollow Punch Set">Hollow Punch Set</dtamazon>
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| style="padding: 10px;"|<dtamazon type="search" search="Number and Letter Punch Set">Number and Letter Punch Set</dtamazon>
 
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Latest revision as of 14:11, 24 February 2021

DT Online Buyers' Guide
  • The lowest cost option is to use a hand-held punch with a hammer but a wide range of automatic punches are available - both Dot Punches and Centre Punches.
  • In general, Dot Punches have a sharper point (i.e. 60° instead of 90°) and need only the lower ranges of impact force (e.g. 20N to 50N).
  • Automatic punches are simply pushed down against the work-piece and do not need to be struck - indeed, should NOT be struck with a hammer.
Centre Punch Automatic Centre Punch Bell Centre Punch Nail Punch Pin Punch Hollow Punch Set Number and Letter Punch Set
Centre Punch Automatic Centre Punch Bell Centre Punch Nail Punch Pin Punch Hollow Punch Set Number and Letter Punch Set