Press Brake Forming

Made In Chicago

Press Brake Forming Services allows for the production of Complicated heavy metal components

Brake forming is a specialty at Chicago Metal Fabricators. Our 11 brakes range from 50 to 1,500 tons, enabling us to produce complicated parts in one piece without splice welding or assembly. Hydraulic and mechanical presses allow fabrication of parts that are up to 30 ft long and 4 in. thick. Parts can be manufactured in steel, stainless, aluminum, abrasion-resistant AR400, and HSLA/Domex. Our CNC and forming fabrication are intended for applications that include angles, side frames, rails, and crane booms. We also offer sand blasting, painting, and punching services to fulfill your manufacturing needs and meet AWS, CWB, and ISO 9001:2015 industry standards.

Our expertise and high-quality machinery increase the value of our services. Please contact us to learn more.

Long
Brake

Bump
Forming

1500 Ton x 30 FT Press Brake

Long
Brake

Bump
Forming

1500 Ton x 30 FT Press Brake

Press Brake Forming Capabilities

Fabrication MethodCNC
Forming
Tonnage50 to 1,500 tons
Maximum Length30 ft
Maximum Thickness4 in
Materials
Steel
Stainless
Aluminum
Abrasion Resistance/AR400
HSLA/Domex
Additional Services
Welding
Painting
Laser Cutting
Intended Application
Angles
Side Frames
Rails
Crane Booms
Production VolumePrototype to Large Scale Production Volume
Typical Lead Times2 to 3 Weeks
Rush Services Available
EfficiencyLights Out Manufacturing
Lean Manufacturing
Industry Focus
OEM
Off Highway
Rail Car
Material Lifting
Water Treatment
Airline Ground Support
Cranes
Industry StandardsISO 9001:2015
American Welding Society (AWS)
Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB)
File Formats
IGES
STEP
EWG
Solid Works