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Standard Punches

element

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Is there a download of standard punch geometry (UDF's) available ie db9,db15 & db25, standard slots etc??

TIA
 

jperkins

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I am not aware of any. UDF in addition to containing the shape of the cutout they also contain the reference in which to locate them by. For example, you can make a square cutout to remove the bend material in a corner using the bend line as reference, so a complete library of punches can get pretty complicated to manage.



I find the simplest thing is to make the ones you need on the fly for your specific application and maybe have a small library of what you commonly use, like connector cutouts or the special tooling in your shop.



They are quick and simple to do, just remember to include a coordinate system and only one sketched cut per punch. Keep them simple.



jperkins
 

Tunalover

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element-

Don't forget that you can always save sketches in a library as well. It's certainly not as clean as a UDF but it is an option.



Tunalover
 

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