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RADIUS BENDING


Radius bending is one of the wide used application with the press brakes and as usual requires a lot of details. So we would like to speak more about it. Normally and the first the radius bending is the subject for consideration and precision calculation of possible springback. We already wrote it in other article so here we would like to ignore the main theory but one point still important...    ❯❯❯

ALL ABOUT MULTI-V BENDING DIES


There are no clear picture for Multi V bending dies so we prepared the article to speak about all. Standard for all main Italian press brake tools producers are max. 4V dies for Promecam system. These are not the effective or best solution but very loved by all press brake suppliers to use the set of 1 punch and 1 x 4V die which could be used for different thicknesses. For customer it means the...    ❯❯❯

HEAVY DUTY TOOLS


Heavy duty tools and applications - special thing when customer should be informed about. And we will try to explain to you - why and when. Let's speak about standard Promecam press brake tools. The standard max. tonnage for these type of tools is 100 t/m maximum. And this doesn't because of the tool geometry and material. This is because intermediate has only 13 mm width for the main part so......    ❯❯❯

HARDNESS AND QUALITY


Fine story if one manufacturer tries to inform all that he is in TOP-3 in Italy and other companies are not good. The discussion about quality is everlasting and if to "play with ethic rules" the most reasonable way is to close these discussions at all. Moreover are very specified products with duration of life for years so it is hard to say how fast they will worn and for sure it is impossible...    ❯❯❯

ONE MORE TIME ABOUT SPECIAL TOOLS


Normally every press brake tooling supplier has a lot of requests for special press brake tools with very few real orders. Why it is happen? In general customer can't imagine the price for special tool and makes improper calculation - like it will be something double as standard and that's it. So we will try to explain you better what are special tools for us and any other press brake tooling...    ❯❯❯

CLOSED BOX BENDING


The story with boxes bending is one of the main theories to study the principles of bending, work of press brake tools and imagine the positions and steps in your head. Don't know exactly the number but bending of boxes also is the main task for press brake - all electrical cases mainly are boxes. The second story could be doors with the same concept like closed boxes but with other dimensions...    ❯❯❯

ORIGINAL AND NON-ORIGINAL PRESS BRAKE TOOLS


One day we have read the article from one of very big press brake machines manufacturer about the advantages of original tools. In two words all the advertisement follows two main ideas - quality of tooling and complete package from one hands. And we would like to comment some words about it. In the world there are hundreds of press brake manufacturers with all type of quality, technical...    ❯❯❯

DO YOU NEED SPECIAL TOOLS FOR STANDARD BENDS?


Every manufacturer of press brake tools has the catalog of standard positions of tooling. This means the availability to supply standard tool with the identified geometry, material and radiuses in the shortest possible time. For example, for us is possible to offer deliveries from 24 hours, but we need more time to prepare sectional (cutted) positions. If the radius will be changed, geometry will...    ❯❯❯

PRESS BRAKE TOOLING SYSTEM - MAIN DETAILS AND DIFFERENCES


Let's speak few words about press brake tooling system i.e. upper part of the punch and lower part of the die at the area of clamping. Mainly they could be called as tangs. There are different systems available on the market if we will talk about the coverage there are 3 main ones - Promecam or EURO or European Style (main system in Europe and Asia), Trumpf-WILA (main clamping system of Trumpf...    ❯❯❯

PRESS BRAKE TOOLS MANAGEMENT


Normally, there are no any recommendations for storage of press brake tools. Just not to hit one to other and keep separate if possible. If you wish to make your tool storage bore effective you can order the special storaging box for your bending tools. The advantage that together with the marking at some place of box you can identify quickly the tool specification or for what part or press...    ❯❯❯