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Hand Brakes

Since Chicago Dreis & Krump pioneered the standard Hand Bending Brake in the year 1899, lots of people have copied their designs, but none have been able to surpass their quality, efficiency or dependability, then or now. Phone 708-258-1200.

STANDARD HAND BRAKES:
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All Hand Brakes are designed for accurate and economical bending of standard and special design forms. Ideal for bending mild steel with a 1 inch minimum flange to the rated capacity of the machine. Capable of 1/4 inch reverse bends on lighter material.

ACCESSORIES:
Back Gauge - 25 1/2 inch travel
Insert Bar - 1/4 inch

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Bending
Length
CAPACITY
Shipping Weight
Dimensions
Mild Steel
Stainless Steel
L
W
H
48.5"
12 GA.
16 GA.
1800
90"
53"
60"
73"
12 GA.
16 GA.
2275
117"
53"
60"
97"
12 GA.
16 GA.
3300
141"
56"
65"
97"
16 GA.
20 GA.
2100
140"
51"
62"
121"
14 GA.
18 GA.
3860
165"
56"
65"
121"
16 GA.
20 GA.
3400
165"
53"
64"
145"
18 GA.
22 GA.
4200
189"
56"
65"
169"
22 GA.
26 GA.
6150
244"
56"
65"

NOTE: Mild Steel = 55,000 psi tensile strength and Stainless Steel = 90,000 psi tensile strength

BOX AND PAN HAND BRAKES:
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Hand Brake incorporates all of the outstanding features of the standard hand brake plus removable, sectioned fingers that can bend any length of metal from 3 inches to the full length of the machine.

ACCESSORIES:
Back Gauge: 25 1/2 inch travel
Extension Fingers
Open End Fingers
Fingers to meet specific requirements
Radius Nose Bars
Insert Bar - 1/4 inch

 

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Bending
Length
CAPACITY
Shipping Weight
Dimensions
Mild Steel
Stainless Steel
L
W
H
48"
12 GA.
16 GA.
2065
90"
53"
60"
72"
12 GA.
16 GA.
2670
117"
53"
60"
96"
12 GA.
16 GA.
3750
141"
56"
65"
120"
14 GA.
18 GA.
4350
165"
56"
65"
MODEL
Width and number of Fingers
3"
4"
5"
6"
Total
BPU 412-6
5
2
5
0
12
BPU 612-6
5
4
7
1
17
BPU 812-6
5
6
9
2
22
BPU 1014-6
6
10
10
2
28

Hand Brake Back Gauge for all
Chicago Dreis & Krump machines

Who says a hand brake can't have sophistication?
With a 25.5 inch travel, this option is a must for those who want a labor saving, time saving, accuracy improving hand cranked back gauge to speed up production and improve quality.

Optional Back Gauge for Chicago Dreis & Krump Hand Brakes

BENCH MODEL/PORTABLE HAND BENDING BRAKES

BENCHTOP STANDARD HAND BRAKE:
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This full featured Hand Brake is constructed with hefty steel weldments using brass hinge pins for smooth operation and trouble free forming. Clamp handles include plastic covers for positive grip. The easy operation, precision performance, portability and cost make this perfect for table top use, on-site work, sheet metal shops, industry and vocational schools.

Optional stand (not shown)

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Bending
Length
Capacity
Mild Steel
Lift of
Beam
Beam
Adjust

Min.
Reverse
Bend

Min. flange
in capacity
material
Shipping
Weight
Lbs.
48 1/2"
16 Ga.
1 3/4"
1/2"
3/8"
1"
520

BENCH TOP BOX & PAN HAND BRAKES:
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The full featured Hand Brakes are constructed with hefty steel weldments using brass hinge pins for smooth operation and trouble free forming. Clamp handles include plastic covers for positive grip. Their easy operation, precision performance, portability and cost make them perfect for table top use, on-site work, sheet metal shops, industry and vocational schools.

Removable, sectioned fingers that can bend metal from 2" in length, to the full length of the machine.

Optional stand (not shown)

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Bending
Length
Capacity
Mild Steel
Lift of
Beam
Beam
Adjust

Min.
Reverse
Bend

Min. flange in
capacity material
Shipping
Weight
Lbs.
48 1/2"
16 Ga.
1 3/4"
1/2"
3/8"
1"
575
Finger Assortment
Model
Width and
quantity of Fingers
2"
3"
4"
Total
BPU4816-4
5
6
5
16

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