Press Brake Training

Introductions:
• Jim's introduction
• Student introductions
• Course summery
• What students hope to gain through this course

Types of Press Brakes

• Hydraulic
• Servo
• Mechanical
• CNC VS PC Controls

Types of Bending

• Coining
• Bottom
• Air

Press Brake Terminology

• Identifying Parts of Press Brake
• Punch Holder Types
• Words Used to Identify Axis
• Control Terminology and Uses
• How and When to Use

Tooling Types and Usage

• American Type
• European Type
• Selecting Tools for Materials and Jobs
• How to Select Inside Radius Tools

Material Types and Variations

• Aluminum
• CRS
• HR
• SST
• Tensile Strengths
• Grain Direction
• Using No Mar or Other Materials for Cosmetic Value

Calculating Tonnage

• Select Material

• Inside Radius
• Material Type
• Tensile strength
• V-Die Opening

 

Developing Bend Deduction or Set Back

• What is Set Back
• What is Bend Deduction
• What is Bend Allowance
• Using K Factor
• Using the Sum of N 3.14 for Radius

Reading Prints and Layouts

• Spending Time with Actual Drawings
• Using Developers Block to Read Important Information
• ID Dimensions
• Outside Dimensions
• ID to OD

Using Precision Hand Tools and Types

• Calipers
• Depth Gages
• Tape Measures
• Protractors
• Other Hand Tools

How to Develop Bend Sequence

• Staging
• Perimeter
• Bend Sequence Selection

     A company's number one goal is to have their press brake operators to be safe and knowledgeable so they can produce quality parts and reduce setup and programming time.  Through this course your operators will learn the fundamental principles of how to operate your press brake machine with always keeping safety in mind.


     Jim Blount will provide on-site classroom and hands-on training for press brake operators with six-months experience or more.   For questions regarding the course outline and pricing, contact Blount's Press Brakes, Inc. at 630-740-6279.

    

Course Outline

Pricing

Standard Training Rate and Qualifacation: 

1)  $1000 to $1200 per day

2)  $100 /hour to and from training site
3)  $.55/mile to and from customer site, 200 mile radius

4)  Hotel and/or car rental at cost

5)  Miscellaneous costs: parking, tolls, gas, shipping, supplies, etc.

6)  Class size is a maximum of 5 students

Advanced Training Rate and Qualifacations 

1)  $1200 to $1400 per day

2)  $100/hour to and from training site
3)  $.55/mile to and from customer site, 200 mile radius

4)  Hotel and/or car rental at cost

5)  Miscellaneous costs: parking, tolls, gas, shipping, supplies, etc.

6)  Class size is a maximum of 5 students

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