Working with sheet metal


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Working with sheet metal

Working with sheet metal

Round bends (tubes, rounds, semi-circles, etc.)

If you want to bend your sheet into a round object, then round timber, available in different diameters is well-suited for this purpose. Screw the sheet, together with its protective foil, onto the …

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Metal sheets can be painted well. We recommend car spray paints for this, because these ensure a uniform coat of paint and good bonding. Before painting, the sheets must be clean, free of grease and …

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Crimping sheets

Crimping means that a narrow sheet edge is folded back by a full 180°. Here you achieve an elegant and effective edge protection as well as stabilization of the sheet to safeguard against sagging …

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Straight bends (angle or U-shapes)

For straight bends first draw your bending edge. We recommend leaving the protective foil on the sheet. It is optimal protection for the sheet and facilitates scratch-free processing. …

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Finishing and smoothing sheet edges

To do this, screw or clamp the sheet between two particle boards in the sandwich principle, ensure that the uneven, rough sheet edge only protrudes 2–3mm over the particle boards. This is an extremely …

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Cutting to size

Clamp the sheet to be cut between two wooden panels similar to a 'sandwich' (e.g. number 13 and number 16 particle board). This is an extremely effective reliable way to prevent flutter, twisting …

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