Understanding Press Brake Dies

It Takes Two to Tango For all the power a press brake has to offer, its interchangeable punches are truly the most important element of the overall machine. This is because they are the portion that actually interacts with the metal blank during the forming operation to produce the finished part. A punch without a […]

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Understanding Press Brake Punches

The Most Essential Part of a Brake Are the Punches You’ve decided to buy a press brake. You’ve budgeted, saved, obtained a loan—done whatever it takes to buy the very best piece of equipment on the market. It reminds you of when you bought your first car—you have invested not just money, but also your […]

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Hybrid Press Brakes—The Best of Both Worlds

Hydraulic Power, Electric Efficiency The development of the mechanical press brake revolutionized the metal bending world. While not replacing hand-powered sheet metal leaf brakes, the new brakes utilized a motor, flywheel and eccentric crank to drive a ram and bend thicker plate metals. Whole new areas of fabrication were opened up as a result, and […]

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