Bending and Forming

Bending and Forming - The bending and forming technology area covers all manner of machines and processes for creating forms in sheet metal, plate, and tube. Some of the most popular equipment used to subject these materials to plastic deformation in the pursuit of obtaining desired forms includes press brakes, folding machines, panel benders, and stamping presses. Other technologies covered in this area include corner formers, ironworkers, notchers, orbital formers, and plate rolling machines.