Inspecting on the Edge – Understanding Punch Tip Wear

Jan 4, 2018

Punch tip edge wear can come from a variety of circumstances and may cause significant production quality-related issues. In their article, Bill Turner and Kevin Queensen of Natoli look into the common causes of punch tip wear and how to prevent it. Even though it can be difficult to detect because traditional methods of inspection are ineffective, we learn that fortunately, the use of a horizontal optical comparator makes the inspection job easy – and fast. ...

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