Concept Metal 3D Print Sheet Metal Press Brake Tooling

Concept Metal’s success story with 3D printed press brake tooling:

Established in 1975, Concept Metal Products Ltd. is a forward-thinking company comprising experienced metalworkers. They use a variety of shearing, bending, punching, and laser cutting equipment to fabricate sheet metal into custom shapes that meet the specific needs of their customers.

One such tool, the 24 Vee metal shaper, a press brake tooling, is used to form steel and aluminium sheets of varying sizes and thicknesses into various angles, channels, and similar pressed sections.

Used in Concept Metal’s presses, the 24 Vee metal shaper is designed to withstand up to 40 tons per meter of pressure. This specialist tooling plays an essential role in shaping metal into custom V-shaped angles required by Concept Metal’s customers. Previously, the Concept Metal team had outsourced the production of the tool, which had been machined from steel.

Find out how Concept Metal saved a huge 75% of their manufacturing costs by replacing outsourced steel with in-house composite 3D printed press brake tooling in the case study PDF below!

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At a glance:

  • 75% manufacturing cost savings

  • Outsourcing costs and delays eliminated

  • New revenue streams offering 3D printed parts

  • Steel replaced with 3D printed composites

  • Withstands 40 tons per meter of pressure

  • Turnaround of days down to 17 hours

Concept Metal are 3D printing metal shapers, fabrication tooling and more in house with their Markforged 3D printers. Could you benefit from cheap press brake tooling? Still not convinced?

Get in touch with us at Mark3D UK Limited to arrange a live demonstration at your facility, or to request a sample 3D printed part to test yourself!

Concept Metal vee metal shaper part for press brake tooling
Concept Metal 3D printed part

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