6-axis CNC backgauge retrofits to press brakes
Zakron U.S.A. has introduced a line of retrofittable 6-axis CNC backgauges for press brakes with bed lengths from 10 to 20 ft. and from 200 to 1,000 tons. X1, X2 travel is 24 to 72 in.; R1, R2 travel is 6 to 15 in.; and Z1, Z2 travel is 8 to 18 in., depending on the model.
The backgauges incorporate CAN open intelligent motor drives with integrated amplifiers to reduce wiring requirements and help improve reliability. The S550N touchscreen CNC, which offers 2-D or 3-D graphics with simulation, can be retrofitted to almost any press brake.