Archived Webinars


Forming Fundamentals for Press Brakes

March 2, 2017

This webinar will give you a general overview of the fundamentals of forming and will touch on the following topics:

  • How to select the correct press brake tooling: vee die opening and upper die radius  
  • How to estimate tonnages to reduce tool and machine wear  
  • How to specify and achieve appropriate inside bend radii to avoid flange length and blank error 

Whether you are a veteran or new to metal forming, this webinar will provide a good review of the essentials.


Reducing Costs from Laser Cut Parts

June 9, 2016

Learn about reducing cost from laser cut parts. The following topics will be covered: 

  • Accounting for Costs 
  • Traditional and "Lean" Accounting 
  • Analyzing Overhead and Minimizing it 
  • Analyzing the Value Stream and Eliminating Waste 
  • Right-Sizing and its Affect on Overhead 
  • Reducing "Direct Costs" 
  • Bringing it all Together

Press Brake Forming & Design Basics

February 25, 2016

In this webinar you will learn how Design Engineers and Press Brake Supervisors can work together to improve results.

Topics Include:

  • How to select the correct press brake tooling: vee die opening and upper die radius 
  • How to estimate tonnages to reduce tool and machine wear 
  • How to specify and achieve appropriate inside bend radii to avoid flange length and blank error

Fundamentals of Laser Cutting

May 15, 2014

Whether you are new to laser cutting or have laser experience, this informative presentation will further your understanding on the following topics:

  • Terminology
  • Basic Laser Cutting Methods
  • Typical Cutting Capacities
  • Assist Gas Types
  • Lens and Nozzle Selection
  • Programming and Nesting
  • Edge Condition
  • Piercing
  • Blank Errors
  • Safety

Low Operating Cost of Modern Laser Technology

June 13, 2013

This 45 minute webinar is the second in a series discussing the nature of laser costs and their impact on the cost of manufactured parts. In this installment, the positive cost impact of modern laser technology is discussed:

  • Historical origins of low cost laser operation
  • What went wrong along the way
  • Getting back to low costs with modern technology 

Maintaining Your Laser Increases Productivity

September 6, 2012

This 40 minute webinar provides a basic outline of what should be considered in a Planned Maintenance Service program. Topics include:

  • Implementing a scheduled maintenance program
  • Recommended maintenance (daily, weekly, monthly, yearly)
  • Cost benefit analysis of a well-maintained laser
  • Maintenance training
  • Optimizing technical support
  • Maintenance resources
  • And more!

Software Solutions to Improve Productivity

June 21, 2012

CINCINNATI Incorporated demonstrates its software tools that can increase productivity for those who convert drawings (or solids), program machine tools and schedule their use. The webinar includes the following topics:

  • Converting solid part files and assemblies
  • Creating flat geometries for nesting
  • Nesting and bend simulation
  • Production scheduling
  • And more!

Selecting the Right Press Brake Tooling

February 23, 2012

This 45 min webinar helps fabricators understand the factors in proper press brake tooling selection. The webinar will answer the following questions:

  • What types of press brake tooling are available?
  • How to select the proper vee die opening, upper nose radius, and die angle?
  • How to calculate the forming tonnage?
  • How to determine the capacity of your machine?

Programming a CINCINNATI Press Brake with Graphics

January 26, 2012

In this 60 minute webinar, CINCINNATI Incorporated demonstrates how to program press brake parts graphically using CINCINNATI's Bend Simulation Software. The webinar will address the following topics:

  • Opening .part files
  • Gage finger selection
  • Tool selection
  • Generating simulations/Program generation
  • Advanced techniques

Job Shop Marketing - Website Essentials

December 8, 2011

This 1 hour webinar was hosted by CINCINNATI with the guest presenter, Rob Edwards (VP - Design2Part Company) talking about job shop marketing with the focus on web site design. It addresses the following topics:

  • What is so important about websites?
  • What is required in a successful website?
  • How much Wow-factor should you have & why?
  • How much thought to give to Google & Bing?
  • CURE for mission (impossible) statements
  • How to avoid the easy but fatal mistakes
  • How much should you be investing right now?

Laser Cutting Applications and Techniques

November 10, 2011

This webinar focuses on CO2 laser cutting applications and techniques and includes the following topics:

  • Material selection
  • Laser productivity features
  • Software productivity features
  • Putting it all together
  • Q&A Session

Reducing Cost From Laser Cut Parts

September 22, 2011

This webinar will help you learn about reducing cost from laser cut parts. The following topics are covered:

  • Accounting for Costs
  • Traditional and "Lean" Accounting
  • Analyzing Overhead and Minimizing it
  • Analyzing the Value Stream and Eliminating Waste
  • Right-Sizing and its affect on Overhead
  • Reducing "Direct Costs"
  • Bringing it all together

Fiber Laser - Lightning Fast For Cutting Thin Metals

May 12, 2011

This webinar focuses on the differences between CO2 and fiber lasers. The following questions are addressed:

  • How does a fiber laser work compared to a CO2?
  • What is a fiber laser best suited to cut?
  • What is a CO2 laser best suited to cut?
  • What are the operating costs of a fiber laser?
  • What kind of system gets the most out of a fiber resonator?
  • Why a fiber resonator and not another type of fiber delivered beam?

Is Laser Processing the Right Solution For You?

April 7, 2011

This webinar compares laser, plasma, oxyfuel, and waterjet processes from a capacities and cost perspective.

Why Upgrade Your CINCINNATI Press Brake Control?

March 15, 2011

This webinar outlines the CINCINNATI press brakes eligible for the control upgrade, what is involved, and touches on the features and benefits of the new control.


Reducing Setup Time on a Press Brake - Part 1

January 27, 2011

This 40 min webinar focuses on the aspects of how to reduce setup time on a press brake. Topics such as floor layout, tooling, controls, clamping, and more are discussed. CINCINNATI uses its iBend application to illustrate the actual time savings when new methods are applied.

From Solid Model to Formed Part

November 11, 2010

This webinar overviews the methods of programming a press brake starting with a solid model.