Difference between revisions of "Sheet Metal Brake"
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Latest revision as of 07:03, 15 February 2013
- Randy Farmer
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.
- Metal and bendable sheet goods only. Do not use on wire.
- 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
For bending thin sheet metal up to 90 degrees.
 Basic Instructions
Mark or Score metal along the intended bend
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.