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punch press

noun, Machinery
a power-driven machine used to cut, draw, or otherwise shape material, especially metal sheets, with dies, under pressure or by heavy blows.
Origin of punch press
1910-15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The work required the use of the hydraulic punch press and dies.
  • The point of operation of the punch press was unguarded.
  • The dust collected from each process is recycled to the crusher and then to the punch press.
  • Platen die-cutting press, platen printing press, or punch press which that involves hand feeding of the machine.

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