Accurpress ETS200

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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Guifil press brakes PE-60

Why the Guifil press brake was accurate and innovative in its time!

In building a Guifil press brake, the engineers set out to make the phenomenon of deflection work for, rather than against the material’s bending. Discarded was the conventional approach of a moving upper ram. Instead, Guifil produced a press brake powered by three cylinders with a moving lower ram that can spread out the force …

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