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Press Brake Tooling Safety Considerations

Understanding the best tools for the job, and how to handle them, keeps everyone safer.

July 17, 2020

Press brake bending is a critical operation in many fabrication shops. The press brake is also one of the few pieces of equipment with which an operator directly interacts, giving it the potential to be very dangerous. Proper tool management, however, can mitigate some of those risks. Following are a few ways to help you ensure your tooling is used as safely as possible.

This article explores:
• Visual Inspection
• Tool Identification
• Tool Handling
• Part Design
• Protective Wear

Read the full article in Canadian Fabricating & Welding.

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