Press Brake Components

Provided by: ToolingU

This class identifies the major components of the press brake and describes the most common press brake designs. Includes an Interactive Lab.

Course Objectives:

  • Describe the press brake
  • Describe the structure of the press
  • Describe common press components
  • Describe common press characteristics
  • List basic press brake modes and controls
  • Describe the mechanical press brake
  • Describe the hydraulic press brake
  • Describe the hydro-mechanical press brake
  • Describe the leaf press brake
  • Describe press brake dies
  • Describe die parameters
  • Describe common press brake measuring instruments.

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.

Course ID


Skill Focus

Smart Business



Employee Type

New Applicants, Operations team, 1st level supervisor

Method of Delivery


Estimated Effort

1.5 hrs



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