Press Brake Safety

This class provides an overview of safety procedures for the press brake, including a description of how to adjust pullback cables.


Course Objectives:

  • Describe the importance of press brake safety
  • Describe the proper attire for press operators
  • Describe appropriate eye and ear protection for press operators
  • Identify common safeguarding devices used on the press brake
  • Describe pullbacks and holdouts for the press brake
  • Describe the procedure for setting up Possons pullback cables
  • Describe how to adjust the multiplier with Possons cables
  • Describe how to check the length for Possons cables
  • Describe how to adjust Possons cables using the adjusting plate
  • Describe how to adjust Possons cables using the cable adjusting handle
  • Describe how to adjust cable length for safeguard pullback cables
  • Describe how to adjust cable travel for safeguard pullback cables
  • Describe how to inspect pullback cables before beginning a press brake operation
  • List types of handling tools used near the press brake
  • Describe the procedure for lockout/tagout
  • List basic controls used on the press brake
  • Describe the proper method for inspecting a press brake work area
  • Describe the proper method for inspecting a press brake
  • Describe the steps for performing a dry run on the press brake.


Recommended Background

  • Recommended for tool and die makers and designers, die engineers, sheet metal product designers, sheet metal product release engineers, operators, managers, purchasing, stamping manufacturers, plant managers, and anyone who is a practitioner of formability measurements for formability improvement.
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Course ID

TU235

Skill Focus

Smart Business

Instructor(s)

ToolingU

Employee Type

New Applicants, Operations team, 1st level supervisor

Method of Delivery

Digital

Estimated Effort

2.5 hrs

Cost

Negotiable


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