Different shapes may be fitted to the clamping bar to permit bending of restricted areas of a piece of sheet metal or of already partially formed pieces.
Brakes come in sizes suitable for light aluminum or brass for small boxes and operated by hand, up to industrial sized and counterwighted hand operated or hydraulic machines suitable for large sheets of steel.
Patent No. 7,762,116 Issued on July 27, Assigned to Roper Whitney of Rockford for Bending Brake Carrier Locking Mechanism (U.S., Swedish Inventors)
Jul 28, 2010; ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 3 -- Brian McVey of Machesney Park, Ill., and Jan Erik Borjesson of Gotene, Sweden, have developed a...
Patent No. 7,685,858 Issued on March 30, Assigned to Tapco International for Sheet Metal Bending Brake Assembly (Michigan Inventors)
Mar 31, 2010; ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 31 -- Clyde G. Allen and Todd M. Lajewski both of Lapeer, Mich., and Douglas Break of Livonia, Mich., have...