Usually the life of a punch is approximately 200.000 strokes. To reach this lifetime, it is required to have a rigid tool guiding, correct tool lubrication, a sharp tool and a correct sizing of the punch and die. Only regrinding of the punch and die can ensure the sharpness of the tools.
The most common reason for operation stoppages on punch presses is tooling problems (e.g. wrong clearances or dull tools). In our experience customers do not always spend a lot of money for tools when investing in a punching machine, and especially not for the grinding of these tools.
Boschert now offers a tool-grinding machine which easily justifies its purchase, even for a small amount of tools. To maintain the punch and die hardness during grinding our Easy Sharp is equipped with a coolant system.
Regular and timely grinding of the tools quarantees a constant punch quality and increases the tool life as well as protecting your punching machine. We would be happy to discuss the advantages of the user-friendly Easy Sharp tool grinding machine from Boschert.