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A Heavy Punch with 7.5 tons Punching Capacity
Special Gear and Cam Action for Easy Operation
Drop Forged Steel Parts
The No. 1 Hand Punch is the most powerful portable lever-operated tool in the American Whitney line. It features gear and cam design for ease of punching holes as large as 9/16” diameter. Insertable pipe handles are used so the tool may be dismantled for storing or carrying in the tool box. All main parts are drop-forged steel with wearing parts heat treated.