EBT heraldPress Brake

Photo of Press Brake
Building: Boiler Shop
Machine Power: hydraulic
HAER Map Key: None
Date Built: unknown
Manufacturer: East Broad Top

A press brake is a machine that is used to bend sheets of steel into specific angles. This one was likely home made by the EBT shops staff. It appears to use a hydraulic cylinder to apply the needed force to the steel sheet. Whether the power for the cylinder came from hand pumping or from the Hydrostatic Pump is unknown.

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