How to Build and Maintain Your Press Brake

May 31, 2023
How to Build and Maintain Your Press Brake

The press brake is a virtual machine in the sheet metal bending industry, but its price has deterred many metal manufacturing practitioners. Therefore, many people choose to DIY their press brakes for reasons of cost savings or manual hobbies. However, in addition to proficient metal processing and welding skills, it is also necessary to understand […]

May 19, 2023
Hydraulic Press Brake vs Electric Press Brake: What’s the Right Choice for Your Business?

If you work in the sheet metal bending industry, you must be familiar with press brakes. A press brake is an important tool that can bend, shape, and cut metal plates into various forms and sizes. With the development of technology, the technology of press brakes continues to upgrade, from manual to electric. Nowadays, the most […]

May 10, 2023
Join Us at LAMIERA 2023

We are excited to announce that our distributors in Italy will be attending LAMIERA 2023, the international exhibition dedicated to the industry of sheet metal forming machine tools and innovative technologies. This event is the only one in Italy dedicated exclusively to the sheet metal field and will take place from 10 to 13 May 2023 […]

April 27, 2023
Press Brake Bending Software: Streamlining Precision and Efficiency

With the continuous development of technology and production processes, CNC press brakes have become essential production machines for most enterprises. Through advanced control systems, press brakes can perform precise and efficient metal sheet bending. The precision and efficiency of metal sheet forming are important factors in ensuring manufacturing quality and reducing manufacturing costs. The core of […]

April 3, 2023
Join Us at the 133rd Canton Fair - Experience the Future of Sheet Metal Bending & Cutting Machines with ADH

Dear valued customers and partners, We are excited to announce that ADH, a leading press brake, hydraulic shear and fiber laser cutting machine manufacturer, will be attending the 133rd Canton Fair for the first time after three long years of the COVID-19 pandemic. The fair, a major global trade event, offers an exceptional opportunity for […]

January 6, 2023
Holiday Notice - Chinese Spring Festival 2023

We would like to inform you that our company will be closed for the Chinese New Year holiday from January 16th to January 29th, a total of 14 days. We will resume work on January 30th. If you have any needs for support during this time, please do not hesitate to contact our team or […]

December 15, 2022
Essential Press Brake Tools and Accessories for Precision Bending

Introduction A press brake is a machine tool used in metal forming to bend and shape metal sheets. These machines are widely utilized in industries such as construction, automobile, aerospace, and others involved in sheet metal processing and manufacturing. The workpieces produced by a press brake can have various shapes, ranging from simple to complex […]

December 9, 2022
What Is the Sheet Metal Shearing Machine?

Overview of Shearing Machine A Sheet Metal Shearing Machine is a specialized tool used in the sheet metal industry for cutting metal plates into various shapes and sizes. It is composed of several key components such as blades, pulleys, baffles, and an electric control system. The machine's die, used for cutting metal plates, can be […]

December 8, 2022
NC Press Brake vs CNC Press Brake: A Head-to-Head Comparison

What Are CNC Press Brake and NC Press Brake? An NC press brake or CNC press brake is a type of press brake that uses a CNC system to control the bending process. With the CNC system, the operator can program various bending parameters of the workpiece through the controller. The controller can then set […]

December 2, 2022
Explanation of Sheet Metal Tolerances

In the 3D design of parts, the design dimensions must take into account the total range of allowable variations. The part designers need to consider the range of possible product dimension changes during the design process. If the part dimension variation range is not suitable, such as if the sheet metal tolerance is too tight, […]

November 29, 2022
How to Avoid Press Brake Bending Accuracy Problems?

Various errors can occur during sheet metal bending using a press brake. Inaccurate bending radius, insufficient bending force, and improper die clearance are some of the common causes of these errors. Incorrect positioning of the back gauge and errors in bending calculations also contribute to inaccurate workpiece bending. The actual bending angle of the workpiece […]

November 18, 2022
Troubleshooting of Shearing Machine

Commissioning Level the shearing machine. Fill the hydraulic oil tank, open the cover to remove any debris and clean the filter screen, then refill the oil. The type of hydraulic oil to be used depends on the model and region. Turn on the power, check the power indicator light, activate all emergency stop switches, start […]

November 14, 2022
How to Improve Press Brake Bending Accuracy?

Errors that result in the failure of press brake bending accuracy can arise from various factors, including mechanical issues with the machine, as well as external factors like bending tools, material thickness, and human operational errors. In this article, we will examine the various factors that impact bending accuracy and provide solutions for some of […]

November 11, 2022
How to Bend Stainless Steel Sheet?

What Is Sheet Metal Bending? Sheet metal bending involves using machines and tools to form metal into a specific shape. This can be achieved through the use of a press brake, punching machine, ironworker, or other machinery. These machines utilize a power system to drive the tooling and apply pressure on the metal sheet, causing […]

November 8, 2022
What Does an Ironworker Machine Do?

What Is an Ironworker Machine? The Ironworker machine is a sheet metal processing machine that can perform various tasks such as cutting, bending, punching, slotting, etc. on metal sheets. It is equipped with punches of different shapes and can be used to cut bars, rods, angles, and channels. In addition to cutting, the ironworker can […]

October 20, 2022
What Is Sheet Metal Setback?

What Is Sheet Metal Setback? Before understanding the sheet metal setback, it is important to be familiar with the definitions of the mold line and bend line. The bend line refers to the straight line present on both sides of the bend plates and is located at the intersection of the bend area and the […]

October 18, 2022
90 Degree Bend Deduction Chart

After a sheet metal is bent, its actual size may differ from the size depicted on its flat pattern drawing. This is due to the external tension that stretches the sheet and internal compression caused by extrusion. The total flat length increases, so it's essential to calculate the bend deduction. Bend deduction is the difference […]

October 11, 2022
Bend Deduction Calculation

What Is Bend Deduction? Bend deduction is a critical aspect of press brake bending. The size of the workpiece, as depicted in a graphic design drawing, is different from its size in the bent state. During bending, the tension stretches the outer material, causing it to elongate, while the inner material is compressed. The neutral […]

October 9, 2022
Bend Allowance Chart

What Is Bend Allowance? Bend allowance is an important factor in achieving accurate results in press brake bending. The metal sheet undergoes stretching on the outside and compression on the inside due to the forces of tension and pressure during the bending process. Therefore, it is necessary to consider both bend allowance and bend deduction […]

September 30, 2022
Everything You Should Know About Press Brake Bend Radius

Press Brake bend radius, bend deduction, bend allowance, and K factor are critical parameters in sheet metal processing. Sheet metal processing is a comprehensive cold-working process for materials, typically below 6mm, such as steel, aluminum, copper, and other metal plates. The techniques involved in sheet metal processing include shearing, punching/cutting/compounding, bending, folding, welding, riveting, splicing, […]

September 23, 2022
Press Brake vs Finger Brake: What Are the Differences

"In the contemporary sheet metal industry, metal bending machines such as hydraulic press brakes, servo-electro press brakes, and CNC press brakes are widely used. However, some special-purpose bending machines, such as finger brakes, continue to remain popular in the industry. Although the functions of the press brake are similar to those of the finger brake, […]

September 16, 2022
Press Brake vs Shear: What Are the Differences

An Overview of Press Brake Press brake is used for bending metal plates to produce profiles with different angles and shapes, which can be used for secondary processing in industries such as construction, aviation, automobile, metallurgy, and chemicals. There are several types of press brakes, including mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and servo-electric. The ram of the […]

September 8, 2022
Press Brake vs Punch Press: The Ultimate Difference Analysis

Press machines are a series of machines utilized in the sheet metal processing industry, with diverse types and functions. The press machine is primarily employed to alter the form and size of metal plates through pressure, resulting in the final workpiece. Two common machines used for sheet metal manufacturing are the press brake and punch […]

September 2, 2022
Press Brake vs Panel Bender: The Ultimate Difference Analysis

In the sheet metal bending industry, most people have used press brakes, but panel benders are also a viable option for forming workpieces. There are also several other presses available, including stamping machines, folding machines, punching machines, etc. The addition of a panel bender to the production line can simplify operations, and enhance bending efficiency […]

August 31, 2022
The 5 Secrets About Press Brake Safety You Should Know

Press brakes are widely used in the sheet metal and manufacturing industries, but they also pose a significant threat to operators' safety. Every year, there are numerous accidents related to the use of press brakes. Unfortunately, many employers or users often neglect safety training for press brake operators, and many press brake manufacturers do not […]

August 26, 2022
7 Useful Press Brake Tips and Tricks

Press brake is widely used in sheet metal manufacturing, and there are several tips and safety guidelines to keep in mind. For instance, reducing the physical setup time of the press machine, organizing the tool components efficiently, and quickly placing the sheet metal on the workbench. Additionally, programming the bending procedures, adjusting the workpiece parameters, […]

August 24, 2022
The 8 Problems and Solutions of Press Brake Bending

The CNC press brake is a sophisticated sheet metal processing machine that requires precise operation under the control of both a CNC controller and an operator. It is important to carefully set the necessary parameters and procedures before beginning a bending job. However, even with proper preparation and maintenance, the press brake can still experience […]

August 22, 2022
What Is A Hydraulic Press Machine?

Hydraulic press machines are widely used in industrial fields to efficiently perform heavy processing tasks. With the application of a small force, the closed liquid in the hydraulic cylinder generates a large compression force. The hydraulic press machine was invented by Joseph Bramah in 1795 and uses a hydraulic lever instead of a mechanical lever. […]

August 17, 2022
What Is A Punch Press?

What Is A Punch Press? Punching is one of the many forming processes used in sheet metal manufacturing. The process involves pressing a workpiece through a die to change its shape and size, which is determined by the tooling used. Punching is mainly used for sheet metal processing and can perform actions such as punching, […]

August 12, 2022
The Basic Guide to Bending Machine

What Is A Bending Machine? A bending machine is a machine used to bend and shape workpieces. There are many types and functions of bending machines, which can either serve as a press or a bending machine. Some bending machines can process sheet metal directly without the need for clamping tools, while others require clamping […]

August 10, 2022
How Many Types of Press Machines Are There?

Introduction of Press Machine Press machines play a significant role in the sheet metal manufacturing industry. They are also known as forming presses or mechanical presses. Once a workpiece has been designed, operators use press machines to manufacture it. These machines work by applying pressure to bend and press the sheet metal. A press machine […]

August 4, 2022
Understand What Is A Panel Bender? Before You Regret.

What Is A Panel Bender? The panel bender is a machine with functions similar to the press brake but is more automatic and has more features. In the past, manual bending machines were used for metal bending. With the continuous progress of technology, sheet metal forming has entered the era of automation. Sheet metal bending […]

July 27, 2022
What Are Press Braking, Stamping and Roll Forming?

What Is Metal Manufacturing? Metal manufacturing involves the transformation of metal into parts using a series of machines and tools. The process involves cutting, bending, and welding the metal. Once the parts are designed, they are processed using various machines such as a laser cutting machine, CNC press brake, turret press, and welding machine. These […]

July 22, 2022
Press Brake Operation Manual

This blog is a press brake manual that introduces the operation of a press brake. The press brake is widely used in various fields, including household industries, construction, machinery, automobile, aviation, and others. The press brake bends the sheet metal through the upper and lower dies at the ram. Different punches and dies can produce […]

July 20, 2022
How Does A Press Brake Work?

What Is A Press Brake? Press brake is a machine used for metal bending and forming. It drives punches and dies through different driven sources to bend sheet metal repeatedly and form profiles. Materials of different thicknesses and lengths require different bending forces. Bending force, measured in tonnage, is the force exerted by the press […]

June 17, 2022
Explanation of CNC Press Brake Axis

The CNC press brake is a kind of press brake controlled by a CNC system. CNC press brake can fold sheet metals into various profiles. The bending accuracy and quantity are related to the synchronous system, the hydraulic system and the back gauge. The function of these press brake components is affected by the number […]

June 16, 2022
Press Brake Maintenance: The Ultimate Guide

The maintenance of the press brake helps to prolong the service life and reduce the cost. The maintenance of the press brake is mainly divided into several parts, including the hydraulic system, mechanical parts, lubrication, electrical equipment, and tooling. Daily maintenance of the press brake is trivial but relatively simple. Once the daily overview procedures […]

June 10, 2022
Press Brake Structure and Components

There are many types of bending machines, such as mechanical press brakes, hydraulic press brakes, servo-electro press brakes, and more. Currently, the most widely used is the CNC press brake, which is an electro-hydraulic servo press brake. The servo system and grating ruler of the electro-hydraulic servo press brake can control the accuracy of the […]

June 8, 2022
How to Select Press Brake Controller?

The numerical control system of the press brake is a system that controls the machine's procedures through a series of programming. The control system of the press brake is divided into NC and CNC. Both NC and CNC controllers are used to ensure the positioning accuracy of the press brake toolings and back gauges. Their […]

June 2, 2022
ADH at Exhibition - intec Coimbatore 2022

INTEC 2022 – An International Machine Tools and Industrial Trade Fair is into its 19th Edition INTEC 2022,  which is scheduled to happen from 02nd to 06th June 2022 at our CODISSIA Trade Fair Complex, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.  Through cooperation with local agents in India, after years of development, ADH has occupied a large market share […]

June 2, 2022
1000W-12000W Fiber Laser Cutting Speed (IPG Laser Source)

The power selection of fiber laser cutting machines depends on the type and thickness of the materials being cut. The thinner the material, the faster the cutting speed. When a laser cutting machine with the same power cuts different materials, the maximum cutting speed and thickness will vary. This article will list the power, speed, […]

May 31, 2022
1000W-15000W Fiber Laser Cutting Speed (Raycus Laser Source)

The cutting speed of the fiber laser cutting machine depends on the power and material thickness. The power determines the laser energy. The greater the power, the greater the cutting depth. But too much laser power can cause smoke and burrs. Speed can control the time that energy is exposed to the material. The speed […]

May 27, 2022
Top 10 Laser Cutting Machine Manufacturers

After the application of laser technology in the industrial field, the market for laser cutting machines is growing rapidly. A laser cutting machine is mainly used to cut various metals, plastics, and other materials. The main types of laser cutting machines are CO₂ laser cutting machines, fiber laser cutting machines, and CO₂ CNC laser engraving […]

May 23, 2022
What Does A Press Brake Operator Do?

Operating the press brake requires mastering different skills, and the requirements for the press brake operator are also very high. They should not only be able to use machines but also understand mathematics, read design drawings and learn machine programming, and more. This article will detail the work content, work requirements, and work prospects of […]

May 23, 2022
Top 10 Shearing Machine Manufacturers

This article will introduce the globally renowned brand of shearing machines, including the manufacturer's history, products, and characteristics.These manufacturers rely on their own innovation, technology, and services to meet the different needs of global users.So, their products are of higher quality, better service, more precise, and reliable. Choosing high-quality shearing machines can improve production efficiency, […]

May 16, 2022
Top 10 Press Brake Manufacturers

A press brake is a machine used for bending sheet metal. It is mainly used in industries such as metal stamping, construction, automobile, aerospace, and others. With the continuous growth of global demand for metal products, the manufacturing of press brakes is also booming. Many manufacturers or purchasing agents in related industries hope to purchase […]

May 16, 2022
How To Select The Right Toolings (Punches & Dies) for A Press Brake?

The toolings of the press brake are divided into two parts. The toolings installed on the top of the ram are called punches, and the bottom toolings on the workbench are called dies. Punches and dies, the two parts work together on the metal plate to complete the bending of the workpiece. The process by […]

May 10, 2022
What Is Press Brake Tonnage?

Press brakes process sheet metal by applying force to the punches and die. Press brake tonnage refers to the maximum bending force or bending capacity required to bend a metal plate using a press brake. When selecting a press brake, the most important thing is to determine the size of the press brake according to […]

May 7, 2022
What Are the K Factor, Bend Allowance, and Bend Deduction?

K-factor, bend allowance, and bend deduction are important values used to calculate the correct sheet metal flat length or flat pattern. The length of the sheet in the bending state is different from the length of the flat pattern because the sheet metal will stretch and compress during bending on the press brake. In this […]

May 7, 2022
What Is Press Brake Crowning?

What Is Crowning and Why Is It Important? Press brake crowning is crucial for correcting the bending accuracy of workpieces. During the bending process, the oil cylinder at both ends of the press brake drives the ram to apply pressure to the workpiece. The servo valve located above the left and right oil cylinders, as […]

May 7, 2022
What Is Press Brake Bending?

Press brake bending is one of the important procedures in the sheet metal processing industry. It involves forming sheet metal into the desired profile by applying force to the workpiece. This process is generally performed using a press brake - a mechanical processing tool that is mainly used for sheet metal bending and forming. Bending […]

March 30, 2022
What Is Press Brake: The Ultimate FAQ Guide

The press brake produces precise bending in the workpiece through force, molds, and specialized tools. Factors such as toolings, material characteristics, bending radius, and bending methods can all affect the accuracy of bending. According to machine design and specific application requirements, bending can be carried out through various driving forces, such as mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, or servo-electric. […]

March 29, 2022
New Logo, New Start

After 20 years of development, we have grown into a leader in sheet metal cutting and bending machine tool manufacturing enterprises. In the past, we have been constantly updating our product technology, enterprise management and operation mode. It is precisely because of these measures that we have become the top five enterprises in China in […]

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