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Press Brake Webinars

View a list of all archived press brake oriented webinars. Subscribe to our email list to get updates on upcoming webinars!


July 19, 2018

CI recently introduced Extended Service Plans (ESPs) to provide you with more options to best support your CI machine. This webinar outlines all the plans and helps you understand what plan is best for you. The webinar is free and will be approximately 35-40 minutes.

The following will be addressed: 

  • Current support for your CI Machine 
  • The newly introduced Extended Service Plans (ESPs) 
  • Which ESP is best for me? 
  • What is included in each ESP? 
  • Overview of remote control and augmented reality tools 
  • How do I get started?

Please Note: This webinar is for current CI customers. To request access to view this webinar, please fill out the form available here: ESP Webinar Registration


Forming Fundamentals for Press Brakes

March 1, 2018

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.


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

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?

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.