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Old 01-06-2018, 10:08 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by kleann View Post
I'll have to take a look at the guides on our machines. brass or uhmw doesn't sound very rigid.
The hydro/mechanical press brakes use bronze(not brass like i said above) bushings on the pins that carry the load. You just have to use the correct grade. The guides shouldn't have a lot of force on them. I am guessing your machines have liner guides. Now the size of those guides i am not 100% sure of yet. Been searching around to find sizes used on different machines.
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