About Punch NC Sequences
Tool path for Punch NC sequences consists of separate hits at specified locations.
There are three types of Punch NC sequences:
Punch Point—Create punches by referencing datum points as the hit locations. This NC sequence can use either a Standard Punch, defined by a .tpm file, or a library part.
Tool Shape—Automatically creates punches on holes or slots that match the shapes of the tools in the turret. This NC sequence can also use either a Standard Punch or a library part.
Punch UDF—Create punches by referencing Punch or Notch features in the reference model. This NC sequence can only use the tool of type Punch defined by the Punch or Notch feature section.