Die Clinic - Tooling Help

This is a collection of free die clinic online calculators, technical articles, and trouble-shooting aids for designers, engineers, and tool makers.

Die Clearance Calculator

Determines die clearance for perforating metals, plastics, and more.



Proper Die Clearance

How much die clearance do I need?



Punch Load Calculator

Calculates compressive load on a perforating punch.



Punch Terminology

The anatomy of a stamping punch and die button.



Conversion Calculator

Converts length, force, pressure, temperature, and volume in English and metric.