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Punch Press / Die Setter

Competency Training & Consulting

Punch press competancy training will significantly increase the knowledge of punch press operations and requirements through theoretical and practical training and testing

Punch Press / Die Setter Competency Training Objectives

Punch Press

Competancy training will significantly increase the knowledge of punch press operations and requirements through theoretical and practical training and testing. Lastly. trainee's will be required to demonstrate their ability to set up a press correctly, safely, and produce a satisfactory finished part.

Safety Program Outline

  • Understanding the legal requirements of Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations
  • Key points of the Canadian Standards Association Code for Power Press Operation: Health, Safety, and Guarding Requirements
  • Parts of the mechanical press, actual identification of the parts of the press (crankshaft, gears, ram adjustment, counterbalance system, brake monitor etc,) on the shop floor and demonstrate the use of controls
  • Parts of the hydraulic press, actual identification of the parts of the press (reservoir, hydraulic cylinders, etc.,) on the shop floor and demonstrate the use of controls
  • Conducting pre shift inspections
  • Lock-out procedures and following the procedures correctly
  • Use of blocking devices and proper installation
  • Identifying the different types of guards and guarding devices and how they operate
  • Demonstrating their role in an entrapment rescue situation
  • Demonstrating proper set up and clamping of dies in the machine
  • Adjusting the air-counterbalance system
  • Housekeeping
  • Material Handling basics
  • Use of auxiliary equipment

Suggested Participants

Press operators, die setters, supervisors, group leaders,

Course Duration

Each participant attends two seven hour group sessions of theory training, one four hour group session of theory training, two sessions at two hours each of practical training (group of two participants), and a final individual practical session of four hours. Every participant completes a total of twenty-six hours.

Note: The program can be customized to meet the customer’s specific requirements.

Punch Presses - Management Overview

Goal

Provide an understanding of legal requirements (Occupational Health & Safety Act and Canadian Standards Association guidelines (Z142-2) for a metal stamping facility.  To provide basic information of machinery functions and requirements.

  • Legal requirements of Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations
  • Key points of the Canadian Standards Association Code for Power Press Operation: Health, Safety, and Guarding Requirements
  • Parts of the press (hydraulic and mechanical presses)
  • How the press functions and what is required
  • Employer responsibilities
  • Lock-out requirements
  • Entrapment rescue requirements
  • Guarding requirements
  • Training requirements

Suggested Participants

Press shop managers, supervisors, engineers, and health and safety personal.

Course Duration

4 hours (maximum group size is 20)

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