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MAGNABEND ELECTRO-MAGNETIC SHEET METAL BENDING MACHINE
Magnabend 1000E
Magnabend Model 1000E, 1m length


Magnabend 1250E
Magnabend Model 1250E, 1.25 m length


This page contains links to various other pages that have lots of information about the "Magnabend" electromagnetic sheet metal folding machine.
These pages have been authored by the inventor and are intended to provide information only; there are no Magnabend machines for sale via this website.
If you wish to buy a Magnabend machine then it is suggested that you try one of the following links:-
I established this website to help preserve the technology behind this invention and to help manufacturers and constructors get the basic things right.

INDEX TO PAGES ON THIS SITE:-
  1. Original Patent, 1976, Inventor: Alan Bottomley, (PDF)

  2. Hinge Patent, 1985, Inventor: Geoff Fenton, (PDF).

  3. History of Development and Manufacture.

  4. Fundamentals of How the Magnabend Works

  5. Fundamentals of the Magnabend Electrical Circuit

  6. How to Build a Magnabend

  7. Getting More Out of Your Magnabend

  8. Making Boxes, Top Hats, Profiles etc on a Magnabend.

  9. User Manual for Models 650E, 1000E, and 1250E (PDF).

  10. User Manual for models 2000E, 2500E, 3200E (PDF).

  11. Magnabend Trouble Shooting Guide

  12. The Slotted Clampbar Story and How to Make It.
1250E in use



2500E

Magnabend Model 2500E, 2.5 m length




Magnabend 3200E corrected
Magnabend Model 3200E, 3.2m length
The video below was made by Magnetic Engineering in 1993
It was filmed in our Magnabend factory in Kingston, Tasmania.

 
Thank you to Jayson Wallis for the following animation of the Magnabend hinges:

This page last updated 10 September 2018