The EG3-S hydraulic bench punch, available from Stainelec Hydraulic Equipment , is designed to punch round and square holes in sheet metal, stainless steel, copper, brass and aluminium. It is specifically suitable for use by sheet metal fabricators, repair workshops and electrical manufacturers. With an output capacity of 41/2 tonnes, the EG3-S is extensively used in sectors such as electrical switchboard manufacturer’s, plumbing/sink ware distributors and manufacturers, plant system operations and general sheet metal workshops.
The hydraulic punch features a locating centre pin so the operator can punch holes accurately on the work piece. It can cut through a materials with a maximum thickness of 3.2mm (mild steel) and 2mm (stainless steel), with a maximum hole size of 80mm for round holes and 26mm for square holes. The EG3-S can be powered by a portable hydraulic pump, an electric/hydraulic portable pump as well as a air hydraulic foot pump. The relief valve on the hydraulics output aims to protect the frame of unit.