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Heavy Duty Retrofittable 6-Axis CNC Backgauge for Press Brakes

By breathing new life into large tonnage older machines, this advanced backgauge technology from Zakron offers substantial savings vs. buying a new press brake.

Th backgauges handle bed lengths from 10 ft to 20 ft, from 200 ton to 1,000 tons, with X1, X2 travel of 24 in to 72 in; R1, R2 travel of 6 in to 15 in; and Z1, Z2 travel from 8 ft to 18 ft.
The retrofittable 6-axis CNC backgauges incorporate state-of-the-art CAN open intelligent motor drives that reduce wiring requirements and greatly improve performance and reliability. 

Zakron USA Inc. (Dearborn, MI), has announced a new line of retrofittable 6-axis CNC backgauges for press brakes with bed lengths from 10 ft to 20 ft and from 200 tons to 1000 tons. These systems offer X1, X2 travel from 24 in to 72 in, R1, R2 travel of 6 in to 15 in and Z1, Z2 travel from 8 ft to 18 ft, depending upon the model.

These new systems all incorporate state-of-the-art CAN open intelligent motor drives with integrated amplifiers, greatly reducing the wiring requirements, improving performance and reliability. The S550N touch screen CNC control offers 2D or 3D graphics with simulation and can be retrofitted to virtually any press brake.

These retrofits offer substantial savings versus buying a new press brake with a backgauge, and they can breathe new life into large tonnage older machines. Zakron has been a manufacturer CNC backgauges for pressbrakes and CNC shear gauging systems, as well as custom CNC machinery for factory automation applications, for over 35 years.

Zakron USA Inc., 9300 St. Stephens, Dearborn, MI 48126, 313-582-0462, Fax:313-582-0113,


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