Press Brakes

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission, Services

Press Brake features active hydraulic crowning capabilities.

December 16, 2013

Designed for American tool integration, CNC-synchronized Xact Press Brake can accommodate all types of punches and dies with appropriate adapters. Standard active hydraulic crowning capabilities deliver exact bend angles across entire bed length, while independently mounted precision linear scale encoders monitor ram position. Parallelism and ram movement are controlled to within ±0.0004 in. accuracy. Equipped with graphics-based DNC controller, Xact offers 2-D visualization of part processing. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Software, Machinery & Machining Tools

Touchscreen Control retrofits existing press brakes.

July 23, 2013

Available for Autoform, Formaster, Formaster II, CB, CBII, and AutoShape press brakes, Touchscreen Control and optional Bend Simulation Software enable 3D rotational viewing of part shape and gage fingers. Control aids operators with automatic bend simulations, graphic displays of parts before and after bend, part orientation, setup notes, and tool library. Allowing for off-line programming, software includes CAD file import, 3D forming simulations, and automatic flat blank calculation. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Press Brake includes digital encoders.

June 17, 2013

Available in 90–350 ton capacities and 8–16 ft overall bed lengths, Proform+ is equipped with dual pressure transducers on hydraulic cylinders for optimized tonnage accuracy, and digital encoders for ±0.0004 in. ram repeatability. PC-based control is bed-mounted to machine with swinging pendent arm mount and includes trackball and keyboard. Optional Wila crowning system compensates for bed and ram deflections during bending, and eliminates trial-and-error approach used in die shimming. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

CNC Press Brake has large, open height and stroke.

June 12, 2013

Ranging from 150 ton x 10 ft to 363 ton x 13 ft, DIAMOND ULTRA has up to 7.87 ips approach speed and up to 5.9 ips bending speed to foster quick operations. Features include 25.6 in. back gauge stroke with max second and third programmable stops to 42.6 in.; 13.8 in. standard stroke (175 ton model); Fiessler safety PLC; Siemens electronics; and Hoerbiger valves. Heavy-duty, adjustable solid steel front linear-guided support arms come with mm/in. scales, ball transfers, and front gauge stops. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Automated Tool Changing Press Brake has 220 ton capacity.

April 26, 2013

Along with bend length configuration of 160 in., ToolCell 220/40 hydraulic press brake features rigid frame, tooling storage, 19 in. touchscreen control, and tool changer unit. Latter reduces setup time, maximizing throughput and efficiency in small to medium batch production. Tools are precisely and automatically placed, eliminating manual tooling adjustments. Machine holds up to 2 complete lengths of self-seating top tooling (punches) and 5 complete lengths of bottom tooling (Vee dies). Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Press Brake offers offline programming option.

March 28, 2013

Available in 90 and 175 ton models, Baseform Press Brake features microcrowned bed and ±0.0004 in. repeatability. PC-based control combines 3D graphics interface with 15.1 in. LCD touchscreen. To minimize setup and handling time, Baseform comes with backgauge. Operator can program backgauge positions to form multiple flanges in one handling. New part programs can be generated through manual data entry or by drawing part in cross-section or flat pattern, and selecting tooling and bend sequence. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Electric Press Brake provides 88 tons of bending force.

December 17, 2012

Powered by dual electric motors, Xcite 80 E offers seamless speed transitions without lag times. Fast Bend+ safety system enables upper tool to be positioned very close to metal sheet without placing operator in any danger. Providing speed, power, and constant pressure along entire bending length, Force Dynamic Drive ensures that minimal deflections occur in both upper and lower beam, enabling Xcite to bend within tolerance of ±25 arc min, and with repeatability of ±0.000098 in. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Press Brake integrates automated tool changer unit.

November 21, 2012

Intended for small to medium batch production, ToolCell Hydraulic Press Brake features 10 ft configuration with bending force of 150 tons. Library of top and bottom tooling is housed within tooling stadium located under machine’s backgauge. Gripper design, built into machine’s backgauge finger, allows backgauge to serve as tool changer mechanism. Equipped with Touch-B 19 in. touchscreen control, press brake uses Easy-Form® Laser angle monitoring and correction technology to ensure part consistency. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Hydraulic Press Brakes are offered in 350-700 ton models.

February 6, 2012

PPEC Series is offered in 350-700 ton models with 2-axis (X, R) or 4-axis back gauge (X, R, Z1, Z2), 2 gauging fingers with 4 in. width, as well as choice of vertical load, North American. or Euro-style tooling. CADMAN Lite control offers 2D graphic programming with automatic collision detection, direct angle input or Quick Bend programming, and connection with CADMANB offline programming software. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

Robotic Press Brake Systems can automate standard cells.

December 16, 2011

Standard robotic press brake systems include all components, less press brake, and can accommodate common sizes and weights of typical parts. Providing robotic automation of press brake operation, most press brake equipment is capable of integration into Wolf standard cells. Components include virtual station offline programming, squaring tables, regrip stations, gripper racks, incoming/outgoing pallet stations and quick-change grippers. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Programmable Crowning V-axis System ensures complete bend accuracy.

July 8, 2011

Smart Crowning, available for PPEB-H Series and Easy-Form® Series press brakes, provides additional independent crowning axis on top of conventional V-axis to automatically compensate for asymmetric variations in material thickness and material properties. Ensuring bending accuracy over entire length of a work piece, this programmable crowning V-axis system uses Smart Segments and Smart Actuators that operate individually to provide independent asymmetric compensation. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Press Brakes come in 35-50 ton configurations.

September 9, 2010

Achieve bending speeds to 47 ipm, mid-range press brakes of PPEC series include 30-50 ton versions that have ruggedized design and are designed for fast, accurate bending of smaller piece parts. Brakes are equipped with Energy Reduction System (ERS) as well as LVD's CADMAN® Lite control, which offers 2D graphic programming with automatic collision detection as well as direct angle or quick bend programming. These models also include 2- or 4-axis back gauge. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Hydraulic Press Brake handles materials from 48-240 in.

June 26, 2009

Featuring automatic lower bed crowning and adjustable ramp clamps for bend angle consistency, AHK A can handle ton force of 110-355 on multiaxis machines and 44-660 tons on CNC models with 8 axis color graphics. Digital readout controls ram depth and power back gauge positioning, while Dwell timer is included to hold ram at bottom of stroke. Unit also has power back gauge with fine adjustment handle in front and flip fingers with micro adjustments for both depth and height. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Press Brake is suited for production of small bent parts.

May 21, 2009

Designed for parts no larger than 12 x 12 in., ergonomically designed, compact TruBend Series 7000 is suited for sheet metal parts used in production of vending machines and electrical equipment as well as in telecom and aerospace industries. Bending speed can be increased by adjusting back gauge and beam, while gas spring supported pedals enable height and foot rest angle adjustment. Back gauge is made with lightweight carbon fiber with hardened steel contact surfaces on fingers. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission

Hydraulic Press Brake offers repeatability of ±0.0004 in.

December 3, 2008

Available in sizes from 4 ft x 40 tons to 20 ft x 650 tons, S-Series CNC Servo Hydraulic Press Brake comes with programmable Cybelec DNC-60 controller, powered X-axis, Y1/Y2 axes, and tooling package. Optional equipment includes Cybelec DNC-880 2-D graphical controller, offline programming, CNC crowning, and powered R and Z1/Z2 axes. By adding Lasersafe® light guards on front and safety interlock switches on rear and side access doors, machines can also be made CE/CSA compliant. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission

Hydraulic Press Brakes offer capacities from 90-240 tons.

March 29, 2005

With working lengths from 78-168 in., Series PPEC is offered in 4- and 5-axis configurations. Five-axis design is equipped with CNC-controlled crowning system, which ensures ram and table are parallel during bending. Standard backgauge fingers allow gauging to 39.4 in. and serve as material supports. Windows® NT-based CADMAN® Express control provides automatic calculation of bend allowance and automatic selection of tools based on material thickness. Read More

Vision Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools

Camera Sensor provides safety on press brake machines.

March 28, 2005

Utilizing vision-based technology, Model V 4000 offers point-of-operation safeguarding on press brake machines in metalworking and automotive applications. System mounts on upper beam of press brake and provides safeguarding during fast downward movement of punch. It creates safety volume below die that is constantly monitored for intrusion. Output Signal Switching Device provides signal to switch off machine as soon as intruding object is detected. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission

Brake features internally mounted encoder.

February 28, 2005

Smart Brake has sealed, hollow shaft incremental encoder that provides continuous feedback for speed, direction, and positioning. Information received from encoder can be fed to PLCs, vector drives, and variable speed controls. Brake is available in torque ratings from 1.5-175 lb-ft to fit NEMA C Face motors from 56C-286TC. Enclosure types include standard, waterproof, washdown, and UL-approved hazardous location. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Press Brakes feature PC-based graphical controls.

September 17, 2004

Available in 14 sizes from 16-2,000 tons with standard bed lengths from 4-24 ft, PROFORM Press Brakes offer ±0.001 in. repeatability. They include Variable Volume Load Sensing hydrualic system, hardened piston rods, and interlock construction. Utilizing Windows® OS, 15.1 in. LCD control combines 3D graphics interface with touch-screen operation. Absolute linear transducers provide automatic leveling control by maintaining parallelism between bed and ram. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Press Brakes deliver accurate, first time bends.

September 8, 2004

Series PR includes Integrated Process Control technology, which provides precise springback compensation and thickness measurement for processing wide range of materials and thicknesses. Pressure Reference system provides dynamic crowning, side frame deflection compensation, pressure regulation, temperature compensation, and tool overload protection. All models offer CNC control and offline software integration to develop bending programs without machine interruption. Read More