The new PunchGuide from TRUMPF simplifies many calculations associated with punching.

The new PunchGuide from TRUMPF simplifies many calculations associated with punching.

Ditzingen, June 18, 2015 – The new PunchGuide written by TRUMPF makes the calculations involved with punching easier than ever before. That mechanical engineering company, located in Ditzingen, Germany, has packed its comprehensive expertise in the field of punching technology into this practical app, designed for use with smartphones or tablet PCs.

The PunchGuide app puts the most important parameters at the fingertips of work schedulers, engineers and operators. They offer support for a variety of calculations including punching force, cutting clearance, prepunching diameter, maximum edge length, stripper selection, calculations for sheet metal thickness conversion and sheet weight. It is easy to specify whether results are to be output in metric or imperial units of measure. To arrive at the desired result even faster, users can store data for their own machines in the app. This mobile app can be obtained in versions for German, English, French, Italian, Spanish, Czech and Chinese. It is available immediately, at no charge, for the iOS and Android operating systems as well as in a Web version. Please visit: www.trumpf.com/apps/punchguide