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:
1910–15

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Example sentences
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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