The cold plate cutting is the process that allows to obtain a product from a metal sheet through shaping and forming operations.
The shape is the operation made by cutting and stamping operations. It consists to shape the metal sheet with the holes and the buttonholes required.
The forming is the operation made by bending and embossing operations. Through the forming, the shaping product obtains the 3D volume.
- the cutting operation shapes the perimeter of the object
- the stamping allows to obtain holes and cuts
The main difference between cutting and stamping is that in the first one the separated materiali s the final product, instead in the second one it is the waste.