Precision Press Brake Certificate

This intensive seminar with instructor Steve Benson will teach you the theory and math fundamentals behind the machine to uncover the secrets to working with press brakes. You’ll understand the principles behind quality sheet metal bending through interactive instruction and sample work problems throughout the course. With easy-to-understand exercises, you will learn the skills needed to calculate accurate bend deductions, select the best tooling for the job, and determine the correct v-die opening to avoid part distortion.

Includes two days of instruction, lunch both days, resource materials including terms, definitions and formulas. Plus, receive your own copy of Steve’s textbook, Bending Basics ($95 value). At the end of the course, you’ll have the opportunity to earn FMA’s Precision Press Brake certificate by successfully completing an exam.

With more than 40 years experience in the sheet metal industry, Steve Benson is president of ASMA, a supplier of software, textbooks, and training for press brake operators and engineers. He has authored seven press brake texts, programmed related software, and currently publishes the Precision Sheet Metal Chronicle. Steve is an active member of FMA’s Precision Sheet Metal Technology Council.

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Precision Press Brake Certificate

Precision Press Brake Certificate


July 31 - August 1, 2023



2135 Point Blvd

Elgin, IL 60123