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3/8 Inch Center Punch


Also available in a 5-piece set

  • Sharp point marks cast iron, mild steel, brass, aluminum, and wood with a dimple, creating an exact starting spot for drill that prevents it from wandering
  • Made from premium, high carbon steel
  • Precisely machined taper and tip meet exacting tolerances
  • Individual heat treatment allows careful control of tip hardness and temper of striking end
  • Classic natural finish has a dry-touch, rust-preventative coating


TEKTON Center Punch mark

Mark Starting Points

  • Press the sharp tip of the center punch into your workpiece to mark an exact starting spot for drilling.
  • The center punch is able to mark most materials including cast iron, mild steel, brass, bronze, copper, aluminum, wood, plastics, and polymers—anything that's softer than the tip itself.

Precise Tips

Each tip is carefully machined to a sharp point for clearly marking a workpiece.

TEKTON Center Punch Tips

Strong and Refined

  • Made from premium, high carbon steel
  • Laser marked with the tip size and part number
  • Finished with a dry, rust-preventative coating
TEKTON Center Punch

Individually Heat Treated

Each punch is individually heat treated to harden and strengthen the tip while maintaining the soft temper of the striking end.

TEKTON Center Punch heat treated

Hardened Tip

Maintains its precise size and shape

Tempered Striking End

Absorbs hammer blows without chipping


3/8 Inch Center Punch

Specs for 3/8 Inch Center Punch
Country of Origin
United States
Item Weight
0.13 lb.