Press Force Calculation

Bending is one of the most widely used sheet metal working processes. Bending a plate- metal requires a great amount of force, which is applied to the plate metal by means of a folding bench. It is very important to calculate the required pressing force before bending, because overloading can cause damage to the machine.

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Using the calculation tool

  1. Select the desired material
  2. Enter the length of the material, the sheet thickness and the die opening.
    The die opening must be at least 7 times the value of the sheet thickness
  3. Click on "Calculate"
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This calculation tool has been programmed with the greatest possible care. However, we cannot be held liable for its correctness.

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