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Control Deflection Once and For All

Bending a part over 4-feet long on a press brake can lead to a bowed appearance in the part or “the canoe effect” due to machine deflection.

The Express Crowning™ system is the precise and consistent option for controlling deflection on your press brake with a simple hand crank or electrically crowning the lower beam and securing dies with set screws or hydraulic power.

Watch Express Crowning™ save time with every bend

The Express Crowning™ system ensures that even long parts bend straight. Select from several control options for securing dies and crowning the beam.



Ins and Outs of the Express Crowning™ System

Want to see details on the Express Crowning System? Click through to explore the specifications, dimensions and capabilities of this time-saving solution.

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image showing adjustment options of a hand crank with digital display or electric motor controlled by the CNC machine control


Why use a crowning system?

You might wonder why your press brake needs a crowning system. Many shops use all sorts of creative implements to oppose the deflection that occurs when their brake bends longer parts. But do these tools allow for quick set-ups? And can they be relied upon to create a consistent bend time and again with ease? Take a look at this Tooling Times article to see why a crowning system might be right for you.

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preview of the March 2017 Tooling Times eNewsletter



Clamp and Crown for Faster Setups

Adding clamping and crowning systems to your press brake can dramatically decrease downtime by making setups a snap. Take a look at the full spectrum of clamping options Wilson Tool International offers to speed tool changes on any machine, in any shop.

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preview of the clamping solutions reference guide brochure

Downloadable Crowning Information

The Express Crowning™ system offers a reliable, precise alternative to the shimming commonly used in many shops. Its anti-deflection function is flexible to fit the precise nuances of your press brake and can be set once and left in place for bend after bend of perfectly parallel, unbowed parts. The system’s die holder function also allows for faster setups on the machine. For an overview of the Express Crowning™ system, take a look at the flyer.

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preview of the Express Crowning System flyer


Why Use Imprecise Deflection Control?

You can counteract deflection once and for all. See Shop Metalworking Technology’s article on the Wilson Tool International Express Crowning™ system as a cure for “the canoe effect.”

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preview of technical article about deflection control with focus on the Wilson Tool International Express Crowning system

 

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