Press Brakes
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Creating full transparency with customers, a TRUMPF webinar outlines the company’s current use and development of AI as well as its future strategies
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The robotic bending cell evolves to offer more flexibility
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The fundamental questions to ask when considering bending automation
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Generations of trust for two companies leads to cutting and bending success
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As students around the country return to the classroom, manufacturing professionals can do the same with a sheet metal design course
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A way to fabricate near-perfect corners in less time and using fewer resources than conventional methods
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The digital revolution is here and on the shop floor – the next step is building the smart factories of the future
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A trip to AMADA’s new, groundbreaking facility in Japan proves that that the future of manufacturing is happening now
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A Q&A with an industry veteran provides insight into a compact press brake
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Anyone who uses a press brake, or any machine tool for that matter, is likely familiar with the Cincinnati Inc. (CI) brand.
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XXL bending that meets the unique challenges of aerospace
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Equipment advice for anyone opening a new fab shop or revamping an outdated one
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One Belgium shop’s success lies in the niche market of large sheet metal processing
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By adding modern components, older press brakes get a new lease on life
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The art of bending: air bending, adaptive bending, bottoming, coining
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Still shimming? Press brake crowning systems save time and reduce waste
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A multinational manufacturing company reaps the rewards of reducing setup times
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Hydraulic clamping systems help fabricators find competitive advantages
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Two similar yet different bending technologies give press brakes a run for their money
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A press brake tooling manufacturer practices what it preaches
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Machine integrators offer advice on press brake safety
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They might be compact, but the available options for these press brakes are big
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MC Machinery steps up to assist a customer in expanding its production line with press brakes
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Large parts need large brakes to bend them
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New solutions help solve the age-old challenge of eliminating die marks on metal materials when using a press brake
SONY DSC
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Midland Metals has expanded its capabilities to control the chaos.
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Folding machines are evolving by adding degrees of automation, one feature at a time. But there is a lot more to it than just replacing manual handling. From CAD drawing to finished parts, the most advanced folders can run lights-out, producing top-level accuracy on some very difficult jobs.
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They’re the monsters of the press brake world. But they operate like their smaller cousins, with a little help to handle the big work.
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Setup time kills productivity, especially when production runs are short. Here’s how a top press brake builder helps customers decide how to minimize lost time.
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There’s more to effective press brake automation than robots and programs. You have to start with a tool concept that doesn’t require a human to adjust and compensate for the limitations of a mindless machine.
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
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Friction stir welding provides a critical edge of performance for a spacecraft that will fly to Mars.
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One operator, two machines, one workpiece – or a thousand. Like machining cells, the Flex-Cell allows one-part changeover or efficient production. But the press brake/folding machine combination is unique, as far as we know, in fabricating.
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Applying technology to safely bend thick and high-strength materials.
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Automatic adjusting of press brake tools is a fast way to adapt to varying materials, thickness, and bend radii, without physical tool changing.
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The vetted technology is being used in a range of small to large tonnage press brakes.
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Springback is the bane of air bending, and it gets worse as workpiece materials become stronger. Here’s an update on how major press brake builders are coping with it.
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A Hypertherm expert can offer objective advice about this subject, because – a surprise to some -- they make everything but the machines. Here is a complete rundown on choosing one.
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When bending high strength steel, troubles start with the fact that you’re bending it with high strength steel.
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Head-to-head, point-by-point, here are the relative capabilities and advantages of press brakes versus panel benders – from a company that builds both
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Tom Bailey, TruBend Product Manager, says that in terms of high precision bending equipment, ‘the press brake market in North...
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‘Pre-preventative’ maintenance tells you what is required before trouble happens, through sensors, computer analysis, and networking.
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An advanced coating process enables Peerless Chain Company to run its specialty tooling longer and produce higher-quality product.
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Continuing a discussion of CNC folding machines from our April issue, details of the machine operation and dynamics illuminate their distinction from press brakes.
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We let Wila speak for themselves about their advanced crowning system for press brakes. Of course they’re enthusiastic about the results of their labors; they’re also thorough, so we didn’t hold them back.
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If you’re facing a press-brake job with one of the new high-strength steels, one you haven’t worked before, brace yourself. It may look simple, but it can be full of surprises.
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Having a versatile set of tooling is key to press brake productivity.
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Press brakes and folding machines can and should coexist on the fabrication floor. Each machine type is application-driven.
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