UNSW Making

Panbrake

A brake is a metalworking machine that allows the bending of sheet metal. A cornice brake only allows for simple bends and creases, while a box-and-pan brake also allows one to form box and pan shapes.

 

MagnaBend 650E Manual (PDF)

Required Badge

To gain access to this machine you must complete one of the below badges.

Mech Metal Safety Induction Badge
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Basic induction to Metal Working for MME

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Sheet Metal Fabrication Fundamentals Badge
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Entry Level induction to Metal Working

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Suitable Materials

  • Metal
  • Mild Steel
  • Non-Ferrous Metals

Process

  • Bending

Machine Locations

Makerspace Facility Make Model Work area Number of machines
Design Futures Lab Metal Workshop Chalmers & Corner Model TBC Table Width: 950mm 1
Design Futures Lab Metal Workshop Magnabend 650E Table Width: 650mm 1
Engineering Makerspaces James N. Kirby Makerspace Chalmers & Corner Model TBC Table Width: 950mm 1