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Press Brake Tonnage Load Calculator

The CINCINNATI Press Brake Load Calculator will calculate the tonnage to form a part with the variables of material type, vee die opening, bend length, and material thickness inputted.

  • Tonnage calculations are estimates for air bends only.

  • For recommended vee-dies, please consult:
    CINCINNATI Press Brake Capacities booklet (PT-50691)
    Bend Allowance Chart

  • Please review with your local CINCINNATI Sales Engineer when using calculator to size a new machine.

  • The tonnage calculator is for 20ga to 3" material, bent over a vee die in the range of 5 to 19 times the material thickness. For applications outside of this range, please consult your local CINCINNATI Sales Engineer.

Material Data
Material Thickness:
Bend Data
Vee Die Opening:
Bend Length:
Formability Factor:
Load: tons