Metal bending, metal forming and folding

Metal bending, forming and folding has been part of our service since the early days, and it’s one of the areas where we truly excel.

Metal bending versatility

At our Plymouth factory we offer:

  • Sheet metal bending
  • Steel bending 
  • Aluminium bending
  • Metal tube bending and cutting

What’s this?

Extensive press shop

Our extensive press shop boasts power presses, a range of press brakes and our horizontal press – so we are perfectly set up to produce your formed and folded metal components.

We can bend and form metal sheet and coil between 0.6mm and 6mm, and tube and bar between 5mm and 50mm.

Watch our power presses in action

Watch our press brakes bending sheet metal

Bespoke press tooling

For large batches, bespoke press tooling can be made to suit your requirements.  This is especially beneficial if you have a requirement for a joggle or rib within the part. Hemming tools are also available to create the ideal safety edge on your components.

For smaller quantities we have over 200 press brake tools that can put folds and radii of various sizes into your parts

Manual and CNC processes

Our machines feature both manual and CNC control; and our experienced operators are well versed in all metal bending, forming and folding techniques.

One-stop shop

We have supplied quality metal formed and folded products for a range of industries, including marine engineering, shop fitting, railway maintenance and many more.

Our metal bending and forming work is the perfect complement to our other services such as laser cutting, welding and finishing. It all means that we really can provide a one-stop shop for all your metalwork requirements.

Tight quality controls

We proudly operate to the ISO 9001:2015 quality management system, ensuring quality is paramount in all we do. Our first-off and in-process inspections ensure all your products are consistently made to the highest quality.

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