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INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT ITALY


Hi there! Normally we write about press brake tools and bending technology but sometimes we would like to make articles about other things. And what is the best subject we can write about? For sure Italy as the country of residence and the country we live in. Well, here are some general or not very common facts about Italy. Probably they could be useful if you are planning to visit Italy as...    ❯❯❯

PRESS BRAKE AUTOMATION


Normally it is reasonable to say that this subject is outside our range of job. We are writing about press brake tools because we supply them but automation of bending is the subject dedicated to the manufacturers of press brakes. Yes, mostly true and here is why we made idea for this article. There was the request where the customer want to bend steel with 25 mm thickness. Nothing special and...    ❯❯❯

DEFECTS AND BREAK OF TOOLING


Ok, a lot of articles how to choose and what to keep in mind to purchase press brake tools. Now this is the time to tell how it could be easily broke or defected. First thing to know from the customer side - normally press brake tools are investments for years. Nobody can tell you the real duration of life to use but it really could be years depends of all circumstances you have during the...    ❯❯❯

TESTING OF TOOLING


Press brake bending is the theory for all press brake tools manufacturers. When the customer asks for tonnage, springback, tolerance, angle - all what is possible to provide is the main theory. Yes, it is based on some experience, formulas, ideas and calculations but when the tool was not tested with your steel - there are only theoretical parameters. Moreover everybody who works in production...    ❯❯❯

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...    ❯❯❯