Charles Day Steels increases sheet metal bending capacity with new Bystronic investment

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Boasting over four decades of experience and rooted in Sheffield's rich steel heritage, Charles Day Steels has introduced their latest cutting-edge machinery acquisition – a new sheet metal bender – a Bystronic Xpert Pro 320/4100 press brake.

This state-of-the-art machine is engineered to cater to a wide spectrum of bending requirements with high efficiency and quality; emphasising Charles Day Steels’ ongoing investment strategy and commitment to advancing their bending and sheet metal pressing services.

Building on a foundation of excellence and innovation, Charles Day Steels' said it latest in a long line of machine investments underscores their commitment to providing customers with cutting-edge solutions.

This strategic move not only improves their in-house capabilities but also broadens the range of services available to their clientele. Boasting a tonnage of 320 tons and a bending length capacity of 4100mm.

This newest investment marks a significant upgrade over previous capabilities; allowing them to accommodate larger and thicker materials, and expand their service offerings to include more complex and demanding projects.

With this investment, Charles Day Steels said it reinforces its position as a leader in the metal processing industry, catering to a diverse range of client needs with precision and flexibility.

Renowned for its unparalleled precision and flexibility, this machine investment is a game-changer in the industry, equipped with dynamic crowning and Pressure-Reference technology to ensure the highest repetition accuracy and consistent quality across all projects. Its modular machine concept, coupled with a broad power spectrum, allows for the optimal configuration for specific sheet metal work, significantly enhancing production efficiency and flexibility.

Charlie Day, grandson of the founder and sales and business development director at Charles Day Steels, said: "With our larger cutting beds and higher power lasers, the demand from customers for larger, thicker, and more complex parts is growing, so naturally we invest to satisfy that demand.”

This new addition seamlessly integrates with Charles Day Steels' existing array of services, including laser cutting, waterjet cutting, bevel cutting and etching, to offer a comprehensive one-stop shop for metal processing solutions; effectively down-streaming production and enhancing customer experience.

The higher tonnage and extended part length capabilities of the new machine allow for the bending of thicker materials across larger dimensions than ever before. Supported by a robust tooling library, Charles Day Steels is well-equipped to handle the most complex part requirements, further establishing their commitment to providing versatile and high-quality solutions to their clients.

The company concluded that strategic investment is a testament to Charles Day Steels' commitment to innovation and excellence; complimenting their already impressive array of machinery and services, and further establishing their dominance in the market.

With this addition, Charles Day Steels noted it is poised to offer even more competitive pricing, faster turnaround times, and the ability to undertake a broader range of projects, from simple parts to complex, high-precision components.