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    Eggzachary…..you still need "Special dies" Why...

    Eggzachary…..you still need "Special dies"

    Why pay for all the CNC, when you still need "Special Dies" ?

    Do more with standard tooling.

    I recall seeing the Cincinnati press brake tooling...
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    I just said why.... simply add (1) more axis...

    I just said why....

    simply add (1) more axis to the machine posted above, would make it really "something great"
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    Yes, I've seen it done, but it takes a large run...

    Yes, I've seen it done, but it takes a large run to pay for all that extra set up time.

    And you can't use the full width of the machine for each bend.

    For short runs, using a standard punch &...
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    The fact of the matter is the machine is still...

    The fact of the matter is the machine is still not "1 part made complete before setting it down"

    CNC back gages, and CNC ram control are great tools to help enable multiple bends in 1 part,
    but...
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    While it's very nice, I see you still must change...

    While it's very nice, I see you still must change the lower die for various bends.

    Something like a roto die bottom, or a Speedy Bender sliding die bed would certainly speed up that aspect
    of the...
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