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September 29, 2014
Having the right information at the right time
When Doug Brown stepped into his first business class in college, he knew he had done more than just change a major from engineering (see Figure 1 ). It wasn’t just to avoid struggling through courses on electromagnetism (which he did). This... 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, 2010
The Wisconsin Family Robinson
Matt Shimmon has worked at Robinson Metal Inc., De Pere, Wis., for four years and is currently working in the custom fabricating side of the business. Even with limited experience compared with the many company veterans walking the floor and... Read more...
October 5, 2009
Thinking outside the press brake
When fabricators think about automated bending, a robot tied to a press brake usually comes to mind. So do high volumes. But press brakes aren't the only automation option, and high volumes aren't always a prerequisite. Automated panel bending... Read more...
July 15, 2008
Bending up and down, no flipping required
Press brakes have ruled the roost in North American manufacturing when it comes to bending blanks into their finished part form. But they are just one option among the various bending systems on the market; folding machines and automated... Read more...
February 7, 2006
Bending cell features automatic robot programming
The new bending cell from RAS Reinhardt Maschinenbau GmbH features software integration that automatically programs the robot when a user programs a part on the machine. After the robot has lifted the blank, it is fed directly into the machine.... Read more...
November 9, 2004
Know when to fold 'em
If you're looking for a way to bend sheet metal parts that is not tool- or labor-intensive, a folding machine might be right for your application. A folding machine isn't necessarily the fastest way to bend metal, but for low- to... Read more...
March 13, 2003
Folding technology opens doors for stainless steel appliance fabricator
"When I went to college in '72, there was a press brake in my basement and a shear in my parents' garage," owner Keith Lyons said. "We used to spray paint parts on sawhorses in the back yard." The company now fabricates 20,000 stainless steel... Read more...