Thursday, February 27, 2020

"Going deep": Deep-box bending basics

Deep-box bending is not a complicated process, but managing it properly requires a lot of forethought with respect to your choice of press brake and tooling. Think carefully about the type of work you are planning to do on a press brake before you make that purchase. If you plan to do deep-box bending, it’s important to choose a machine with ample open height. When you are forming a box, the final part is going to be in the press brake at a 45-degree angle when making the third and fourth bends. Therefore, you must plan for the fact that the sides of the boxes have to be able to swing up toward the press brake’s ram and not hit it or any clamping system that may be installed.
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Read the complete article from our colleague David Bishop in Canadian Fabweld.
"Going deep": Deep-box bending basics

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