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Bending/Folding

Bending/Folding

A light touch

Machine design minimizes surface marring, eases operator handling

Round & round

Manufacturer masters both the art and science of angle rolling

Flexible force

Affordable design change made possible by a different method

Unseen forces

Contract manufacturers combat economic pressures of small parts production with automatic folding center

Spring forward

CNC coiler increases capacity for spring manufacturer

Metal bending muscle

In upgrading a press brake, American Alloy makes a heavy-tonnage move in the right direction

Airtight accuracy

Avoiding rupture failures in tanks requires strict quality monitoring

Technology’s economies of scale

Affordable, high-performance, bi-directional folder enters the mainstream

Well-rounded results

With a precise four-roll plate bender, job shop shows it can turn a contract into cashflow

Steel curves

Hard running angle rolls support supplier’s rapid response workflow

Angles on a roll

Artist expands fabrication capabilities with roll bending technology

Solving production puzzles

Oven fabricator fights off competition with unique technology

Into the groove

With CNC grooving machine, fabricator reduces bending radii—sharpening its services and clients in the process

Pressed for time

Fabricator controls tight delivery schedules with press brake technology

Flexible bending

Bender runs fabricator’s test batch as efficiently as large production runs

A folding evolution

A fabricator streamlines its operation and captures new work with a folding machine

Waste not, want not

One metal fabricator uses recycled materials to create quality products

Roll out the metal

Bending bar, tube or plate is made feasible for shops big and small

Efficient bending

Comeq’s electric press brake reduces material handling and setup times for fabricators

Complex bending

Keech Steel Corp. pairs bending experience and technology to grow its fabrication business

Upping the ante

Why some companies are investing big dollars in large machine upgrades

High-volume folding

Two job shops gain greater productivity with folding automation

Delicate bends

Precision bending tools take on thin-wall exotic metals

Folding evolved

International Technologies helps companies take their folding processes to the next level

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Company Profiles

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METAL FABRICATION MACHINERY

PUNCHES, DIES & SHEARS

STAMPING/PRESSES

Walter Surface Technologies Trilogy Machinery Inc. American Punch Co. Beckwood Press Co.

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