P1 - Electric panel bender

P1 bending unit
The press is the functional heart of the Salvagnini P1 panel bender. It is composed of:
  • blankholder tool;
  • bladeholder that holds two universal bending tools: the upper and lower blades;
  • the counterblade which firmly grips the blank during bending cycle.
To bend materials of different thicknesses and with different bending radiuses, traditional bending calls for an array of tools and lengthy tooling times. For the same geometric characteristics, the electric panel bender P1 produces a greater number of parts thanks to the universal bending tool with interpolation of movements featuring patented kinematics that allow it to automatically bend a large variety of items from a punched/cut sheet of metal.

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The electric panel bender features an intelligent device that references the blankjust once at the beginning of the cycle, manipulating, stopping and rotating it in a controlled manner during the entire bending process.

Universal bending tools 

P1 is equipped with universal bending tools which adapt perfectly to panel geomtry and do not require set-up times. 

P1 means safety for the operator and guaranteed quality.


Single automatic referencing

Sheets are only centered once. In this way, cycle time and any dimensional errors are reduced, because any deviation from specifications is absorbed by the first bend.
By eliminating error, waste is eliminated.

Developed to fit in 86 sq ft, designed to produce with just 3 kW and optimized to astound you with its bending speed, the P1 is the solution Salvagnini is offering as an alternative to traditional bending.
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