Bending Products

The bending technology area includes all manner of machines and processes for bending sheet metal, including press brakes, folders, panel benders, corner formers, ironworkers, notchers, orbital formers, and roll benders. It also has information on accessories such as gauging and backgauging systems.

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Device automates material positioning

April 10, 2007

TigerStop's linear positioner is designed to position material quickly and accurately at the touch of a button.The device automates manual processes with computer-controlled accuracy of plusmn; 0.004...

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Tube bending software upgraded

December 12, 2006

Unison has launched a new version of its Unibend Control Software.The software now includes Graph Analysis, a function that captures data on the torque values that each machine axis applies during a...

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Portable tube bender designed for prototype, small-lot production

June 13, 2006

The universal S1099C portable tube bender from Lomar Machine & Tool Co. provides accurate and repeatable bent tubes for prototype and small-lot production applications.The unit occupies a 30-in.-wide...

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Ironworker has built-in bending station

May 9, 2006

The 50-ton, five-station Geka Bendicrop ironworker from Comeq Inc. features a full structural die block and quick-change tooling. It has a built-in bending station.Bending length is 4 in. with a...

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Shock-resistant die set designed for mandrel tube bending

March 7, 2006

Bend Tooling Inc. has introduced Shockmate™ shock-resistant precision die sets for mandrel tube bending.The die sets are a product of proprietary metallurgy and Datafacturing® machining...

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Press brake suitable for thin-gauge to heavy-plate applications

March 7, 2006

The Pro2 press brakes from Piranha are suitable for general-purpose fabricating for thin-gauge to heavy-plate applications.The line features two hydraulic cylinders synchronized to maintain 0.0004-in....

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Bending cell features automatic robot programming

February 7, 2006

The new bending cell from RAS Reinhardt Maschinenbau GmbH features software integration that automatically programs the robot when a user programs a part on the machine.After the robot has lifted the...

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Press brake bends small- to medium-sized parts

January 10, 2006

The PPRM precision press brake from Strippit/LVD features a motor design that delivers working speeds up to 59 IPM at reduced load. It is suitable for bending small- to medium-sized high-precision...

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Ironworker tooling engineered for longer life, improved hole quality

October 11, 2005

Piranha has introduced a new line of ironworker tooling engineered to provide longer life and improved hole quality for both standard and special shapes, the company reports.The tooling is suitable...

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CNC bending machines have servo drives on all axes

July 12, 2005

Designed to reduce setup time and enhance production, CNC tube bending machines from Lang Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. feature electrical servo-drives on all axes and are available in single and multistack...

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Panel bender designed for small-batch production

December 7, 2004

The 2005 Performer ABT® panel bender from Salvagnini was designed for job shops and for producing a high number of parts per day in small batches. According to the company, setup takes five...

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Press brake work support system features fast, simple setup

November 9, 2004

Cincinnati Inc.'s Fast Setup Work Support system features quick clamping adjustment handles designed to simplify press brake work support setup. A separate adjustment handle for each axis allows quick...

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Press brakes help eliminate test bending

October 12, 2004

The PR Plus system option is now standard on the full range of Bystronic Inc.'s PR Series press brakes. The technology measures material thickness and length and provides compensation for the effects...

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Plate bending machine rolls tubes at 200 PPH

September 14, 2004

Jammes Industrie has developed the Type T-180 platebending machine capable of bending special sheet metal to produce tubes with small diameters over long lengths at up to 200 PPH.The machine is...

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Press brake has more bending space, repeat accuracy to 5 mm

August 10, 2004

TRUMPF will introduce an updated version of its TrumaBend V series line of press brakes at FABTECH 2004 in Cleveland. New four-cylinder technology replaces hydraulic cylinders and provides more...

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