Often the mechanics of a machine will outlast the electrics many times over which means controls can become obsolete or inadequate. This can cause serious limitations to both production rates and the precision performance of your bending machine.
An informative series of ‘How to’ articles on bending is to be launched by our partners SweBend, the bending machine specialists.
Create smooth bends in 3D with SweBend’s Continuous Push & Turn Bending system. Turn the piece simultaneously as it is being bent and pushed through. This system is ideal for production where smooth curves and transitions between multiple radii is necessary.
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Over the last couple of years SweBend has enjoyed tremendous growth, working with companies within a wide range of industries all over the world to deliver cutting edge bending technology and solutions. In recognition of this SweBend are pleased to announce that the company has been nominated for the highly distinguished 2018 Di Gasell award.
For those requiring volume production and recognising the need for increased efficiencies, Swebend offer a full range of automated solutions. With the ability to deliver a complete turnkey solution from their in-house design or to collaborate with 3rd party integrators, Swebend are the perfect partner to trust.
Powered by a 2,2kW motor and equipped with an adjustable, hardened and coated bending wedge placed at the side of the rolls, this particular machine easily bends 4mm plates to a minimum diameter of 250mm. For those of you who know the old Corando machines, this machine type can be a direct replacement.
Imagine your machines being updated automatically, improving your quality and rates effortlessly – this is what the third industrial revolution is bringing to you.
For over 40 years Shand UK have been designing and manufacturing hose and pipe coupling systems for rubber reinforced hose and reinforced thermoplastic pipe. Based in Stallingborough near Grimsby on the East Coast of England, the company has been assisting the world's major manufacturers to solve their hose termination problems.
H&J Howells - the South Wales-based, one-stop shop for precision engineering and sheet metal processing - has invested in additional section bending capacity from WJS Machine Tools, a subsidiary of Water Jet Sweden UK Group. The new plant equipment - a sophisticated three-roll section bending machine has been purchased to ramp up the company's fabrication capabilities and output, while opening up new business opportunities.