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Title: IEC panel connector hole puncher
Post by: hacklordsniper on August 03, 2011, 08:31:32 am
Does somebody know where to buy this misterious tool ?
Title: Re: IEC panel connector hole puncher
Post by: Kiriakos-GR on August 03, 2011, 09:33:25 am
One picture or a better description it would help us more.

I do not wish to use Google as assistance, so to find out.
Title: Re: IEC panel connector hole puncher
Post by: mikeselectricstuff on August 03, 2011, 09:42:02 am
The manufacturers to look at are greenlee and q-max. Just had a quick look and there don't seem to be as many versions as I remember seeing a few years ago - I think I have a D connector one somewhere.
For something as large as IEC you may be looking at hydraulic rather then screw-down type

Farnell only seem to stock round ones :
http://uk.farnell.com/jsp/search/browse.jsp?N=2031+203218&Ntk=gensearch&Ntt=q-max&Ntx=mode+matchallpartial&D= (http://uk.farnell.com/jsp/search/browse.jsp?N=2031+203218&Ntk=gensearch&Ntt=q-max&Ntx=mode+matchallpartial&D=)*q-max*

A google for qmax rectangular punch brings surprisingly few different sizes - maybe they are discontinued?
http://www.tikproducts.co.uk/qmax-rectangular-punch---2132-x-1516in-26587-p.asp (http://www.tikproducts.co.uk/qmax-rectangular-punch---2132-x-1516in-26587-p.asp)