Difference between revisions of "Sheet Metal Brake"

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* Randy Farmer
 
* Randy Farmer
  
= Permissions =
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== Permissions ==
 
For general use by members. Treat equipment as if it were your own and put away as, or better than you found it.  
 
For general use by members. Treat equipment as if it were your own and put away as, or better than you found it.  
 
Contact owner with questions or issues.
 
Contact owner with questions or issues.
  
= Restrictions =   
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== Restrictions ==   
 
* For up to 18 gauge steel
 
* For up to 18 gauge steel
 
* For up to 16 gauge aluminum
 
* For up to 16 gauge aluminum
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Use clamps to secure sheet to bend with the pressing plate on top. Align both to the leading edge of the supporting plate, tighten clamps, and pull handles on the moving plate to desired angle.  
 
Use clamps to secure sheet to bend with the pressing plate on top. Align both to the leading edge of the supporting plate, tighten clamps, and pull handles on the moving plate to desired angle.  
  
== Specifications and Instructions ==
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== Specifications and Detailed Instructions ==
  
 
[http://www.harborfreight.com/30-inch-bending-brake-67240.html Harbor Freight 30" Bending Brake]<br />
 
[http://www.harborfreight.com/30-inch-bending-brake-67240.html Harbor Freight 30" Bending Brake]<br />
  
 
[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8tTs5lO3mM Good YouTube demonstration of this style brake]
 
[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8tTs5lO3mM Good YouTube demonstration of this style brake]

Revision as of 23:51, 14 February 2013

Contents

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Equipment \ Warehouse \ Metal Shop

Owner(s)

  • Randy Farmer

Permissions

For general use by members. Treat equipment as if it were your own and put away as, or better than you found it. Contact owner with questions or issues.

Restrictions

  • For up to 18 gauge steel
  • For up to 16 gauge aluminum
  • Material being bent should be clean and rust free
  • The two c-clamps belong with the brake and should be stored with it

About

For bending thin sheet metal up to 90 degrees.

Basic Instructions

Use clamps to secure sheet to bend with the pressing plate on top. Align both to the leading edge of the supporting plate, tighten clamps, and pull handles on the moving plate to desired angle.

Specifications and Detailed Instructions

Harbor Freight 30" Bending Brake

Good YouTube demonstration of this style brake

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