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Universal Sheet Metal Machine Handbook
Written and assembled by Fay Butler & Jonas Noble

The long-awaited look into the history, uses and techniques of the Universal Sheet Metal Machine. Note: Due to the overwhelming popularity of the Pullmax machines we refer to the word “Pullmax” as a generic term for a type of universal sheet metal machine that is manufactured by many different companies, including: Pullmax, Lennox, Trumpf, Nolan and Nibbler. We are not affiliated with any companies and this is not an official manual. Pullmax is a registered trademark name. Contents include:

Definition/History
Machine Design Parameters: “What Works”
Advantages Over Bead Roller

MAKING TOOLING
Getting Started
Die Clearance
Welding Fixture
Final Die Assembly
Lead-in

SPECIFIC TOOLING
Shearing
Description
Shearing
Nibbling
Turning/Detailing 90º Flanges
Offsets
Beads
Wiring Tooling
Shrinking
Louvering
Punching
Dimpling
Special Purpose Dies

GUIDING SYSTEMS
COMMENTS ON FACTORY PULLMAX TOOLING
TIPS AND MODIFICATIONS
TERMINOLOGY

Softcover, 76 pages $75.00
160+ color photos; 30+ measured drawings

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Universal Sheet Metal Machine/Pullmax Handbook

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