8 Tips for Selecting a Press Brake

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Choosing the Right Press Brake for Efficient Production

Choosing the Right Press Brake for Efficient Production

Modern machine shops have sophisticated, CMC-guided tools at their disposal. Choosing the right press brake for efficient production will diversify shop output and enable faster results. Here are some factors to consider before purchasing one of these efficient and powerful machines. Power Press brakes started out as manually operated machines, some with pneumatic (compresses gas) assistance for power. In the 1960s, manufacturers introduced hydraulic press brakes. With the advent of precise CNC controls, electric press brakes came on the scene. Choosing the [...]

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Choosing Between a Folding Machine and a Press Brake

Choosing Between a Folding Machine and a Press Brake

Small to mid-sized metal fabrication businesses thrive when they become known for serving niche needs for metal components and pieces. Choosing between a folding machine and a press brake is a decision most shops will make. The machines do similar work, but one may be better for a small shop than another based on cost, return on investment, and the type of work that makes up the majority of their business. Some shops will benefit from having both machines [...]

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New Speed Bend Press Brake Video

STOCK ERMAK SPEED-BEND 3760-220 (12.34’ by 242 US Ton), 6-AXIS HYDRAULIC PRESS BRAKE Ermak CNC SpeedBend 3760-220 (12.34’ x 242 Ton) Delem 66 T 2D/3D Graphical Control Delem Profile T Lignt Offline Software 6-Axis (Y1, Y2, X, R, Z1, Z2) Press Brake Synchronization of Y1 + Y2 Axis provide .0004” Tolerances with linear encoders. X , R, Z1, Z2 CNC Back Gauge 31.5” X-Axis Ballscrew Backgauge 9.8” R-Axis o Heidenhain Linear Scales: +/- .0002” Resolution +/- .0004” Repeatability CNC Motorized Crowning, [...]

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