The addition of an 8-foot, 24-ton press brake model expands the bending capacity of the company's line to 8 feet by 18 gauge, with a ram height of 23 5/8 inches. Features include adjustable stroke length to speed production while reducing air consumption and a hooded foot valve for more precise control of stroke speed and ram position. Standard equipment includes a 90-degree male punch, four-way bottom die and manual back gauge. Options include a two-hand button safety package and a CNC back gauge that can be programmed for 99 jobs requiring up to 30 bends.

Foremost Machinery Corp., 425 Huehl Road, Northbrook, IL 60062; (847) 272-7880; fax (847) 272-7948;