Shear/Press Brake/Slip Roll

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Shear/Press Brake/ Slip Roll
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Owner Fox.Build
Usability Operational
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Instructions for similar machine: 30" Shear/Press Brake/Slip Roll Manual
Hackable No
Replacement Cost $399
Specifications 18" width on standalone brake, 24" on combo machine

Fox.Build has 2 brakes - one standalone unit that can bend up to 18" wide materials and one that is part of a shear/press brake/slip-roll combo machine.

Shear/Press brake/Slip-roll

This versatile shear, press brake and roll machine lets your cut, form and roll all with one tool! The shear makes straight cuts up to 24 in. wide while the press brake makes bends to 90 degrees in material up to 24 in. wide. This 3-in-1 roll machine also includes adjustable finger dies for pans and boxes of varying sizes making this unit essential for any metalworking shop.

  • Shear makes straight cuts and bends up to 24 in. wide with adjustable stops from 1/2 in. to 16 in.
  • Shears mild steel up to 20 gauge (0.032" or 1/32" )
  • Press brake makes bends to 90° in material up to 24 in. wide
  • Adjustable finger-dies for pans and boxes of varying sizes
  • Slip roll forms cylindrical pieces, cones and wire loops down to the diameter of the rolls
  • Rolls wire sizes: 5/32 in, 11/64 in, 7/32 in.
  • Surface-ground cast iron construction
  • Pre-drilled base for permanent mounting

18" Bending Brake

Brake20191017 25pct.jpg The 18" bending brake is ideal for bending heavy foils and light gauge metals or for forming acrylics and plastics. The brake is compact and lightweight yet sturdy enough for professional production runs. The bending brake’s design allows for a full 90º capacity in steel as thick as 16 gauge and can handle stock up to 18 in. wide.

  • Bends metal up to 18 in. wide
  • Handles material as thick as 16 gauge
  • Makes bends to 90º
  • Easily clamps or mounts to workbench


Important safety information.

  • Keep fingers clear when operating either machine!

Getting Started

Insert the metal into the machine and turn the crank or lift the bending lever.


Sheet metals

Power and Speeds

Manual - limited by the person cranking

Tips and Tricks

Your First Project

Steps here for a simple first project.

Your Second Project

Steps here for a slightly more advanced second project after doing the first.