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How to Design Metal Stampings
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6. Recommended Minimum Ratios of Punched Hole Diameters To Stock Thickness

Limitations are established in common practice for most economical production. Recommended ratios are applicable to all common metals.
P = Punched Hole Diameter (0.062 min. dia.)
T = Stock Thickness

Material
Ultimate
Tensile
Strength (PSI)
Ratio
P to T
32,000 P=1.0T
50,000 P=1.5T
95,000 P=2.0T

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