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July 12, 2013
Special tooling makes short work of large-part production
Bending large sheets or thick plate puts a lot on the plate for any metal fabricator. Press brake operators have to take their time when forming large parts. They are not easy to manipulate, usually requiring two or more people to position the... Read more...
December 20, 2012
Tools form parts with short, tapered flanges
FAB Supply Inc. has made design changes to its Rolla-V tooling line. The tools can be used to form a greater variety of material thicknesses, and components have been redesigned to deliver increased angular accuracy and angular repeatability.... Read more...
April 1, 2011
The science of bending perforated sheet and tread plate
Tread plate and perforated sheet have bending characteristics that baffle and frustrate. They just won't hold still. They shift slightly, go askew. They act as if they have a life of their own, and in a sense they do. They want to bend at... Read more...
May 28, 2009
Tooling up to bend hard
At past meetings involving the plate processing department at Peterson Corp., a heavy equipment manufacturer in Eugene, Ore., flange lengths have entered the conversation. So has grain direction of heavy parts coming off the plasma tables, as... Read more...
January 28, 2009
Adjustable V-die added to line of rotational lower dies
Fab Supply Inc., Addison, Ill., has added the adjustable RVP3 Rolla-V die to its patented line of rotational lower dies. The adjustable design of the RVP3 enables the tool to achieve bend angles from 1 degree to 180 degrees in material... Read more...
February 12, 2008
Specials simplify the complex, speed productivity
Joe Sowder knows how to think big. The regional tooling specialist with O'Neal Steel worked with one of the company's longtime clients that needed big, unusual parts. Upon seeing the print, both Sowder and the customer swallowed hard. The... Read more...