Folding and pressing

In metal fabrication, metal folding; the transformation of flat material sheets into 3D structures has gained a lot of popularity in recent years. Sheet Metal Bending and metal folding have emerged as essential manufacturing techniques based on a broad range of materials and thicknesses. Bending and folding techniques accomplish material shape transformation by inducing changes in the required combination of surface topology and geometrical aspects of the material. However, these techniques are often limited by: inherent processing constraints, the type of material, the material thickness as well as the rational design or pattern of the product to be manufactured. The main purpose of this article is to compare the difference between metal folding and bending techniques based on the material type and the material thickness.

Important Points

CNC Controlled press brakes
High accuracy and repeatability
All-inclusive tooling library

Capacity

Current tooling in Stock have various V dies such as 8mm, 10mm, 16mm , 22mm, 35mm, 50mm and 100mm We have various type of punch tools and Radius bars to achieve high accuracy and great quality.

Mild Steel Folding Capabilities

Up to 3mm mild steel – 3.2Meter in Length
6mm Mild Steel – 2.4 Meter in Length
In 8mm , 10mm and 12mm can do limited lengths

Stainless Folding Capabilities

Up to 3mm mild steel – 3.2Meter in Length
6mm Mild Steel – 2.0 Meter in Length
In 8mm , 10mm and 12mm can do limited lengths

Aluminium Folding Capabilities

Up to 5mm Aluminium – 3.0Meter in Length
8mm Aluminium – 1.5 Meter in Length
In 10mm and 12mm can do limited lengths

Important information- Aluminium may crack while folding in thickness 6mm and above, therefore we prefer to use 5005 or 5052 grade only for thickness above 5mm

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