The fabricator has posted a great article on setting up press brakes. Here’s an excerpt:
Press brake setup is without argument one of the most difficult tasks any precision sheet metal shop faces. With all of the variables—small variations in material thickness within the same gauge, grain direction, bending methods, tooling choices, and the technician’s skill level, to name just a few—it’s no wonder press brake setup often takes far longer than it should.
Read the full article here: