Recent Content on TheFabricator for ASMA LLC

May 12, 2015
6 pasos para seleccionar exitosamente dados para prensas dobladoras
Elegir el dado correcto para una aplicación depende del herramental y de la prensa dobladora que usted tenga, y de las limitaciones de tonelaje de ambos.
May 3, 2015
The 4 pillars of press brake tonnage limits
To ensure you always work within the tonnage limits of your press brake and tooling, first calculate how much tonnage you need. Second, identify your tooling’s load limits. Third, calculate the sinking tonnage limit, which, if exceeded, can embed tooling into the ram or bed. Fourth, determine your press brakes’ centerline load limit.
April 30, 2015
How an air bend turns sharp
Why do air bends in cold-rolled steel turn sharp at an inside radius that’s about 63 percent the material thickness? It has to do with the relationship between forming forces and a material’s tensile and yield strength.
April 1, 2015
Minimum versus recommended inside bend radius
A material’s minimum inside bend radius shows the smallest radius that’s physically possible in an air bend, though your machines and tooling may not be able to handle the tonnage. The recommended inside bend radius, such as those found on bend allowance charts for air bends, shows you what’s optimal in typical applications
February 17, 2015
Why buy new tooling for a sheet metal hand brake?
When bending with a hand brake, you can use the tooling that came with the machine, but investing in a tool with a radius on the punch nose has its benefits.
February 16, 2015
Bending Basics: 6 steps to successful die selection for press brakes
Choosing the right die for an application hinges on the tooling and press brakes you have, and the tonnage limitations of both.
July 9, 2014
Bending Basics: The hows and whys of springback and springforward
Why exactly does springback occur, and how can a technician predict it? Press brake guru Steve Benson covers the basic factors.
June 16, 2014
Knowledge is job security?
In modern business, knowledge matters, but communicating that knowledge may matter even more.
May 12, 2014
Aspectos generales del doblado: los fundamentos del doblado pesado
¿Cuál es el radio mínimo al doblar placa pesada? El gurú del doblado Steve Benson dice que el primer paso es entender las variables involucradas en el doblez y aprender cómo trabajar con éstas.
May 12, 2014
Bending Basics: Strategies for forming offsets
If you pick the right offset tool for the job, you'll find you will be able to produce many different offset geometries quickly and safely.
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