Thank you both for responding! I did some research on "moments" and learned a little bit, but I still have some questions. I will put some actual dimensions and other specifics below. Maybe that will help. If you do decide to respond I would like to know exactly how you figure that out for future project and just general knowledge. I am OBVIOUSLY not an engineer and my extent of math knowledge goes to Algebra II in high school, but I enjoy math and love learning. Thanks again!
As I stated in the original post, I am building a press essentially. I have a sheet metal punch that requi