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What To Look For In A Used Press Brake

Posted On: June 17, 2019

When shopping for a new, or new to you, press brake, a quality used press brake can be a great option. With a far lower investment cost, a well maintained used ...

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The 4 Critical Things Every Press Brake Operator Should Know

Posted On: June 3, 2019

In the world of metal fabrication, operating a press brake is one of the most important factors to overall fabricating success. Although there are many factors ...

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4 Press Brake Bending Basics You Need to Know

Posted On: May 17, 2019

Forming on a press brake used to be pretty simple. Take a V-Die in the angle you desire and run the punch into the material forcing it all the way down to the ...

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How Does a Modern Press Brake Work?

Posted On: May 3, 2019

If your asking yourself “What is a press brake?” or “How does a Press Brake work?” then this is a great place to start. In this article we describe what a ...

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In Press Brakes It’s the Tonnage that Counts!

Posted On: April 12, 2019

Press Brakes used to be classified by their bending capacity in steel. It was common in years past to have a customer looking for a; ¼” Brake, and although ...

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How to Avoid The Top 4 Press Brake Bending Problems

Posted On: March 26, 2019

During the operation of a press brake you will soon realize that bending metals is anything but exact.  There are many factors related to press brake bending ...

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What's Driving Press Brakes?

Posted On: January 29, 2019

For many years the standard in sheet metal forming has been the press brake. Originally conceived as a mechanically flywheel driven machine it has evolved much ...

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Down-Acting Versus Up-Acting Press Brakes: Which is Better?

Posted On: January 18, 2019

There are two main types of press brake designs available; Down-Acting and Up-Acting machines. Deciding on a design is usually mader based on your experience ...

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