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When presented with an overwhelming range of end effectors, help in picking one is here
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Mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic. Those are the three types of tool clamping systems available to any press brake owner. Each...
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An industry expert from Wila answers questions about press brake tooling, technology and whether it's time for a new machine
sharing the workload
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A contract manufacturer gets a productivity boost by moving higher volume bending work to a cobot
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The right advice, along with the right tooling, solves any hemming challenges
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Decades ago, an aerospace and defense fabricator began preparing for a future of high-mix, low-volume manufacturing
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Bending automation increases its reach
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Pneumatic press brake tool holders offer a cleaner and greener solution
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With dedicated employees and a range of capabilities, a N.Y.-based custom fabricator attracts customers from around the world 
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A robotized 400-ton press brake makes easy work of bending heavy metal components
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Rack and shelving manufacturers achieve high-mix part production by focusing on flexible coil-fed operations
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The modern robotic bending cell fits a range of applications
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Customizable press brakes deliver on today’s needs while offering flexibility for the future – all without breaking the bank
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Based on the new offerings seen at Fabtech 2019, press brake operators have a lot to look forward to in the New Year
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Press brake advancements, such as automatic tool changers, reduce fabricators’ reliance on manual labor
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How to keep a press brake in tip-top shape daily, weekly, monthly and yearly
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Getting up to date on new technologies surrounding robotic press brake bending
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Retrofitting press brakes for maximum productivity
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Thanks to a new range of Industry 4.0 tools, intelligent bending is accessible to small and large fabricators alike
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The right attitude and the right equipment deliver an abundance of manufacturing opportunities
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One Belgium shop’s success lies in the niche market of large sheet metal processing
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Comparing punching technologies to make the best choice for the application
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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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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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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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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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Applying technology to safely bend thick and high-strength materials.
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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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Tom Bailey, TruBend Product Manager, says that in terms of high precision bending equipment, ‘the press brake market in North...
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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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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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Lasers have been getting more advanced and powerful over the years, which begs the question – where does punching fit in today’s industry?
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Having a versatile set of tooling is key to press brake productivity.
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