Econogauge for Press Brakes

Automec Announces Econogauge for Press Brakes   Econogauge is a simple, manually positioned backgauge for press brakes with a digital display at a fraction of the price of a CNC backgauge.  Automec has designed and manufactured CNC backgauges since 1972.  With Econogauge, the operator simply loosens the carriage lock, slides the gauge bar to the …

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Engineering a Solution Targeting COVID-19 with Rosetta@Home

Engineering a Solution Targeting COVID-19 with Rosetta@Home Automec, Inc., the leading CNC Manufacturing company for Press brake solutions, has volunteered their spare computing resources to contribute to the Rosetta@home project. Rosetta@Home is a distributed computing project run by the Baker Lab at the University of Washington. The project uses thousands of volunteer computers to act …

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Spring Special!

Spring Special! Now Until June 21st, 2021! From now until June 21st, 2021, Automec is holding a Spring Special for Gold Motor Pack Upgrades! Looking to upgrade your control? Prefer a slightly less expensive option than replacing your entire system? For more than 10% off, our Gold Motor Pack Upgrade Kits are now just $3,995.00! …

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Accurpress controls, CNC options for new and used press brakes and Backguages

Are you looking for Accurpress Controls and Control options?  Let’s start with what Accurpress was selling twenty years ago, as many press brake owners may be using the same old control system. Let’s face it, the mechanical components of most Accurpress press brakes are built to last, so most fabrication shops are still holding on …

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Model 135 showing ram-mounted operators station

Getting to know your Niagara Press Brakes (HBM Series) Specifications and Upgrade Options

This article is an overview of the 1980’s Niagara Press Brakes, HBM Series, including its core features and options.  If you own Niagara Press brakes, you already know that the manufacturer is no longer in business.  As a result, its controls and back gauges are no longer being manufactured.  Fortunately, there are still options for …

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65-ton Model IS with programmable back gage

Niagara Press Brakes Overview: Mechanical Power IB, L, HBM, Hydraulic HD, and Tandem Brakes Series

This Niagara Press Brakes blog post offers an overview of the Mechanical Power IB, L, HBM, Hydraulic HD, and Tandem Brakes including features available in each series.  This can be helpful if you are looking to buy a Niagara Press Brake on the secondary market.    Niagara Press brakes, controls, and backguages are no longer …

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