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December 12, 2011
Retrofit and ready for better bending
The STRATUS line of energy-efficient refrigerated merchandise display cases are designed so they can fit seamlessly into the floor plan of any grocery store. This customization is good for the customer, but adds production... Read more...
June 4, 2010
New press brake, new production philosophy
Jose Arias, press brake operator at American Security Products Co., forms a safe component on the company's new 175-ton press brake with hydraulic tool clamping. Photo courtesy of AMSEC.
When John Soler walks to the sheet... Read more...
May 28, 2009
Tooling up to bend hard
At past meetings involving the plate processing department at Peterson Corp., a heavy equipment manufacturer in Eugene, Ore., flange lengths have entered the conversation. So has grain direction of heavy parts coming off the plasma tables, as... Read more...
January 13, 2009
EuroBLECH 2008: A celebration of metal fabricating and forming
What does a European metal fabricating and forming tradeshow mean for a U.S. fabricator? Apparently, a whole lot.
"It means everything. It has influenced who we are," said Don Begneaud, speaking about his company, BEGNEAUD Manufacturing, in... Read more...
March 13, 2007
Bending the new breeds of high-strength steel
This heavy-duty gooseneck punch with an acute-angle 1V die provides the ability to overbend material to compensate for springback.
Since the early 1980s, sheet metal fabricators have, for the most part, followed a pretty basic set of... Read more...
June 14, 2005
Taking a long-term view of press brake productivity
In the late 1970s and early 1980s, the metal fabrication industry became acutely aware of non-value-added time—the amount of time lost while a machine sits idle without adding value to a metal component—such as setup time.... Read more...
June 8, 2004
Pumping up productivity on older press brakes
Tall gooseneck punches can bend deep parts and parts with complicated bend sequences. In recent years faster, more efficient cutting and blanking methods have emerged. However, these cutting efficiencies and corresponding increases in... Read more...