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What you need to know about tandem press brakes


A large press brake is not the only way to bend a large-sized part. Press brakes can be coupled to work in tandem, which might help increase productivity and throughput.

When might you need a tandem press brake? Any shop evaluating a need for tandem press brakes should start with understanding how they work, the proper applications for them, and any material handling options that might further increase productivity.

The answers to the following questions can help you to figure out if two press brakes are better than one large one. Read the full article on The Fabricator.