Types of press tools
The simple press tool is a tool designed to perform piercing or blanking operation in a single stroke. Single action dies perform a single operation for each stroke of the press slide the operation may be cutting or non cutting.
The press tool in which Blanking and Piercing operation performed in a single stroke, single station In other word two or more operations may be performed at one station. Such dies are considered as cutting tools since, only cutting operations carried out.
The progressive tool number of operations can perform in one tool. The work piece moves from one station to another, with separate operations, being performed at each station.
In combination tool more than one operation performed at one station. The cutting and forming operation are combined and carried out in a single stroke
In the forming tool change the appearance of the blank without removing any stock. Mostly non cutting operation (bending, drawing and squeezing etc.) can perform in this tool.