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Window Industry: Curtain Walls and Countersunk Mounting Holes

 

Our Punch Tool's custom curtain wall punch press are designed to save you time on installation  and create identical punches for a clean and efficient production. Our custom standalone hydraulic punching presses allow you to place and punch countersunk holes or deadbolt knockouts on all aluminum curtain wall extrusions for perfect curtain wall mounting to fit your design needs.

 
Features
 
Identical punches every time for clean and efficient production
Saves on installation time
Able to countersink holes in difficult locations
Typically in hydraulic stand alone stations
 

Here we have two examples of our curtain wall mullion mounts, made out of aircraft grade aluminum extrusion, with multiple countersunk mounting holes punched in difficult locations between screw chasers.

 
Two aluminum curtain wall industry extrusions with countersunk top punched holes and side mounting hole punches for installation.
 

The smaller aluminum extrusion mullion had the challenge of needing to place the counter sunk holes in between two screw chaser channels. The design problem was solved by using a two part punching press operation to first punch a smaller hole in place and then countersink them. This stopped the area surrounding the screw chasers from deforming in any way leaving the piece structurally sound.

 
Alternate views of the smaller aluminum curtain wall industry extrusion highlighting the  countersunk top punched holes and their difficult placement in between screw chasers.
 
Alternate views of the smaller aluminum curtain wall industry extrusion highlighting the countersunk top punched holes and their difficult placement in between screw chasers.
 
side view of mounting holes punched into the aluminum curtain wall extrusion
A side view of the smaller aluminum curtain wall extrusion highlighting the punched side mounting holes.
 
Alternate Model 1
 

The larger model had a similar design challenge placing the countersunk rounds beside screw chasers so the same method as with the smaller extrusion was used of a hole punch followed by a countersinking.  

 
Alternate views of the larger aluminum curtain wall industry mullion extrusion highlighting the  countersunk top hole punches.
 

This Punch Tools standalone hydraulic Punch Press is responsible for a two step punching and countersinking process that creates the countersunk punches in the above curtain wall aluminum extrusions.

 
Standalone hydraulic Punch Press is responsible for a two step punching and countersinking process that creates countersunk hole punches in curtain wall aluminum mullion extrusions.
 
Alternate Model 2
 

A different style of aluminum curtain wall mounting extrusion with multiple hole punches perpendicular through screw chasers and lockset / dead bolt knockouts places on multiple surfaces of the piece.

 
View 1.
First view of the holes punched through into screw chasers and several deadbolt knockouts on an aluminum curtain wall extrusion.
 
View 2.
alternate model curtain wall mount in aluminum highlighting the punched holes through and around the screw chasers
 
View 3.
Final view of the curtain wall mount in aluminum highlighting the punched holes through the screw chasers and the dead bolt knockouts.
 
 

If you have any questions or would like to discuss a project drop us a line and we’ll get back to you promptly.

Tel: 604.521.6444
Toll Free: 1.800.668.4996
Email: sales@punchtools.com

 
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