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Bending Solutions

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Bending solutions

This section is intended to help with problems that can be found in the section of sheet metal. We have been generating a list of doubts based on practical cases, which we have been collecting over time thanks to good communication with our customers. We are specialist in Press Brake Tools.

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Metal sheet bending tables

The METAL SHEET BENDING TABLES are the basis of knowledge or operation to use the appropriate tools in the bending process, nowadays in the  electronic press brakes of last generation usually there are not installed the BENDING TABLES, since the current numerical...

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HARDOX and WELDOX material

Properties of HARDOX and WELDOX material We will explain the characteristics of this material: HARDOX and WELDOX are high resistance materials, widely used for its anti-wearing characteristics, with big hardness and high resistance, ideal for the manufacture of...

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Calculation of the development of a metal sheet

CALCULATION OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF A FOLDED METAL SHEET The calculation of the development of a sheet is a typical question often asked by our customers. Well then, we show you how to calculate it and above all, before doing this calculation, how we must find the...

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How to avoid deformed holes in the folding area

A common problem when folding with nearby holes in the bending  area is that they get deformed. How to avoid deformed holes in the bending area To avoid this problem we can use  MRA DIES (Wing Bend type), which as seen on the photos leave the pieces without any...

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How to bend polycarbonate of 5 m/m

In this video we show you how to bend Polycarbonate of 5 m / m: As seen below, we have fitted a punch mod.10.12 / 35º / R3, with a radius of 3 m / m (this is very important so that the Polycarbonate does not crack). We have used a die mod ....

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How to bend big radius?

How to bend big radius? One of the things to keep in mind when we want to bend metal sheet with big radius is that in these cases we don't break the fiber of the material, but we deform it.This causes that the sheet tends to open up after the bending process. In the...

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How to close and crush metal sheet to make flanges?

How to close and crush metal sheet to make flanges? In this video we show how to do flanges on the metal sheet. First we will do it manually, that is to say: bending and passing the degrees and afterwards with a tool change to do the crush. Secondly it is shown how to...

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How to avoid bending marks on the metal sheet

How to avoid the bending marks on the metal sheet? Nowadays quality is one of the most demanded things by our customers and in this video we explain how we can avoid the folding marks on the sheet caused by the bending operation. First we have the solution of...

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How to avoid the bending marks in lacquered aluminium

How to avoid the bending marks in lacquered aluminium? Often, when bending lacquered aluminium, it cracks. In this video, we can see how to prevent these cracks: It is recommended to bend with punches of larger radius. We have standardised the punch mod. 10.12/35º...

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How to make a “Z”-shaped bending?

How can I bend Z-shaped metal sheet? Many customers ask us the different methods and systems that exist to make "Z" shaped bends with a press brake and what type of bending tools are needed. In the next post we will see the three main methods that exist as well as a...

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