Tool Design & Manufacturing Solutions

Plastic Design Guidelines

Plastic design guidelines to follow when designing plastic parts.

By following a few simple design guidelines listed below one can achieve successful results during the moulding process and also produce plastic parts that are robust.

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Cutting Force Calculations

Cutting Force:

is the total force required by the machine to punch a hole in metal based on the material thickness, type and hole shape.
Calculating the cutting force is very important for checking whether the machine has enough tonnage to do the job without damaging the machine itself.
A common formula to determine the cutting force is by multiplying the material shear strength with the material thickness and the perimeter of the punch tool.

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