Servo-hydraulic press brake
with the highest efficiency
E-Brake 25 - 100 T E-Brake 150 - 200 T H-Brake B-Shear & M-Shear
Safan B.V., Kwinkweerd 11, NL-7241 CW Lochem, P.O. Box 96, NL-7240 AB Lochem
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The E-volution in sheet metal working Attaining the Highest level of
quality with SAFAN H-Brake
The H of H-Brake not only stands for Hydraulic but also
As a supplier of machines and services for sheet metal
for the Highest quality in all respects. There are many
work, SAFAN is continuously searching for new innovative
reasons why SAFAN H-Brake can achieve high productivity
solutions. This single-mindedness has resulted in
when performing precision work, including a construction
various technological breakthroughs, such as
in which the measuring devices are mounted independently
the first CNCK servo-hydraulic press brake in
of the side frame. Other distinctive features are the large
1980, the first SMK servo-mechatronic daylight opening, the variable beam opening (Q dimension),
press brake in 1995 and the first fully the application of highly dynamic servo valves, the long
electronic press brake, the SAFAN E-Brake slideways and a stable and fast backgauge system.
in 2004. Additionally, insofar as robotics Anyone making the highest demands on safety and
and operating systems are concerned, uninterrupted operation, can selects the new SAFAN
SAFAN has set innovative milestones in H-Brake equipped with a programmable light screen. In
sheet metal working, such as the Touch technical terms, the safety light screen offers a great
Screen control of press brakes. SAFAN advantage, as this system includes a floating blanking
has worked closely with selected suppliers
function as well as 1 and 2 cycle operation as standard
of high-grade components to develop new
machines, such as the first hybrid guillotine
The TS press brake control, which SAFAN developed
itself for the SAFAN H-Brake, offers all the advantages
of a PC with Touch Screen operation in which a network
As a pioneer of the servo-hydraulic
connection has already been installed.
press brake, SAFAN still maintains a lead
Just as you would expect from SAFAN, the SAFAN
in its development. This is especially
H-Brake provides an extensive selection of various
demonstrated by the unique qualities of a
options from which to choose.
new generation of press brake bearing the
SAFAN H-Brake name.
SAFAN H-Brake: Efficient for Heavy duty backgauge
with a large range
Variable Q dimension
high precision and productivity
The SAFAN H-Brake is equipped with a heavy-
What is immediately striking about the SAFAN H-Brake is its robust duty CNC controlled backgauge system fitted with
construction. This includes a large space between the side frames and a recirculating ball screws and precision linear ball-bearing
large daylight opening, enabling the machine to be put to optimum use along guides. The basic model comes complete with CNC
its entire working length. The concept was developed in order to ensure high controlled X axis.
productivity of faultless, precision work. All machining of the large mechanical
The standard version of the backgauge has two hinging backgauge fingers that can be manually
components is completed in one session, so that the machined surfaces are
moved along the bending line (Z axis) as well as adjusted in height (R axis). The stop fingers
perfectly parallel and square. are provided with interchangeable pins. In optimum use, they permit a maximum backgauge
range of 1100 mm (1000 mm for 90 tons capacity).
The position of the top beam is measured so that parallelism corrections can be Optional equipment include backgauge systems equipped with CNC controlled R, Z1, Z2 and
and controlled with the greatest accuracy. easily made. Moreover, the long guides, in X axes, or full 3D movement with X1, X2, Z1, Z2, R1, and R2 axes.
The measurement is made by two linear combination with a well-designed cylinder
sensors that are installed on a robust construction, make a large and flexible beam
measuring device independent of the side opening (Q dimension) possible.
frame. The construction is such that the The surfaces for installing tools on both
side frame assembly does not have any the top and lower beam are universally
influence on the angle being bent. Both designed, so that a large variety of upper
press brake cylinders are individually and lower adapters can be implemented.
controlled by an electronic servo-hydraulic
system. Working with the SAFAN H-Brake is easy
and comfortable in all respects. The same
Side view The adjustable and maintenance-free holds true for the servo hydraulic drive, due Various interchangeable backgauge stops
slideways have a long, flat surface, making to the very quiet internal gear pump.
it possible to set the top beam at an angle, Large top beam stroke
SAFAN H-Brake scores
high in ergonomics
Electronic Mode control and operation by means Options for graphic programming
of a Touch Screen control is a typical SAFAN innovation.
With this device, SAFAN has set a new standard for press
Options for graphic programming Adjustable moveable support arms
brake control equipment. The SAFAN TS Touch Screen and display
control is the simplest and most efficient human machine SAFAN developed a modular constructed support-arm programme for both lighter and heavier
By supplementing the Touch Screen control with bend simulation software and a keyboard, sheet metal work. With this technology, the appropriate solution for every use can be quickly
interface currently available and consequently a paragon
SAFAN offers advanced graphic applications that further increase efficiency. The optional TS2 implemented. In this way, ergonomics and efficiency can be combined in an ideal manner.
of the electronic evolution in sheet metal working. The
and TS3 controls make use of Delem software but can be also operated with other external
control operates on a PC running Microsoft Windows®. sheet metal working software, such as SomaBEND (Radan). • moveable along the machine • equipped with brushes
• adjustable height • fitted with (fine adjustment) stops
An intelligent feature of the SAFAN Touch The advantage of this is that the electronics Summary of SAFAN TS1 – TS2 – TS3 press brake controls • programmable height adjustment • suitable for use with a safety light guard
Screen control is the fact that it only can be built in modular form requiring fewer
Type of control Description Features / display Off-line control by
displays those buttons that are required components. This enhances flexibility and
TS1 SAFAN CNC Numeric product entry by means - SAFAN TS software
SAFAN TS1 in Run mode by the operator at any given moment. The interchangeability, as well as operational press-brake control of the Touch Screen: - Delem Profile
Servo-hydraulic and servo-mechatronic
system is so simple that, in a manner of reliability. The SAFAN TS control can be - numeric display of bending parameters - Delem VBend bending aids
- symbols for sheet handling - External software
speaking, a child could make the bend. A programmed quickly and accurately on - SomaBEND (Radan)
standard accessory of the control is a 100 account of, its ‘self-learning’ database of TS2 Same as TS1 but with Same as TS1 but additionally: - SAFAN TS software
SAFAN provides the operator with a tireless, exceedingly strong and utterly precise aid for the
MB Ethernet UTP network connection. The materials, tools and earlier, previously- graphic display of the - graphic display of 2D - Delem Profile bending of heavy and/or very accurate products. The powerful servo-hydraulic bending aid can
bending sequence and 3D products - Delem VBend
instructions from the SAFAN TS control corrected bending operations. The TS1 - External software support products weighing up to 500 Kg during bending. The servo-mechatronic bending aid Servo hydraulic bending aid
- SomaBEND (Radan)
are sent to a central processor, which then control works with numeric entry and display provides suitable support for products with weights up to 150 Kg requiring an accuracy of 2° ,
adjusts the various axes by means of a so- of bending parameters. TS3 Same as TS1 but with Same as TS2 but additionally: - SAFAN TS software while products weighing 50 Kg or less are monitored to an accuracy of 0.5°.
graphic programming - graphic product entry and bending - Delem Profile
called CAN-BUS (Control Area Network). and display of the simulation by use of an - Delem VBend
bending sequence additional keyboard - External software
SAFAN TS3 control
- SomaBEND (Radan)
Automation as expertise system operates on the Windows® platform
and uses it to create a legion of possibilities
for links, networks, software packages and,
Labour is expensive, especially in Western Europe. via the internet, remedies for any stagnation
In the e-volution to a stronger competitive position, in the unmanned production process.
automation is the answer. SAFAN is one of the pioneers
SAFAN H-Brake: An extremely high level of safety in this field, working together with partners in the areas of SAFAN supplies complete, fully tested
robotics and software. SAFAN installed the first robotic programmes for both new and existing robot
press brake in Europe as early as 1988. cells. Of course, you can entirely outsource
The standard safety features of the
the programming to SAFAN.
SAFAN H-Brake fully satisfy European Automated
Norm EN 12622. Production
Solutions from From advice and
The drive for the top beam contains block the various operating procedures can be SAFAN (APS) consultancy to
hydraulics with protected and monitored dual selected by means of a lockable selector turn-key
valves. The safety circuit is double channelled. switch in the electronic cabinet. Using a light Since then, SAFAN has become an
The back and both sides are protected by guard, the operator can choose the best experienced specialist in the field of SAFAN makes the automation of sheet-
mechanical screens with safety switches. On (fastest) working procedure for each step in automated bending cells. With Automated metal working simpler than you think. This
the left side, the side screen can be opened, so the bending process. The maximum closing Product Solutions (APS), SAFAN gives this E- already begins with the convenience of
that low-speed bending work can be performed speed of the top beam set by the foot volution new impulse. SAFAN offers integrated one contact person for the entire project.
in the opening. The operator has an emergency control is automatically set to less than 10 solutions for your production process that Our APS consultants give you clear advice
switch within hand’s reach on the control panel. mm/sec when no light guard or LaserGuard go further than stand-alone solutions can. on the complete range of possibilities, so
Outside of the three position foot switch, a reset protection has been activated. Only when Not only the robotised loading, operation and that you can make the best choice for your
button (release button) has been installed on one of these safety systems is active, the unloading of the bending cell but the entire production process.
the operating console. In the range of operating closing speed of the top beam may then be routing of the sheetmetal material through
settings, it is possible to block operation by higher than 10 mm/sec. An extra (optional) your machine park can be automated. SAFAN has a continuous development
LaserGuard protection means of a key switch. Additionally, the SAFAN operaters console is prescribed when 2 program for bending and cutting systems
H-Brake offers advanced options for extra operators work with the machine at the With SAFAN’s APS, you remain flexible with with guaranteed cycle times. This allows
safety, such as a programmable safety light same time. This operating console can a view to new products or changes in your you to determine your costs per product.
screen in the retractable side screen, complete also be programmed in such a way that production process. You are also flexible Based on these fixed costs, the time needed
with floating blanking,1 or 2 cycle operation, the operator can control the machine at in linking with external systems and in the to recover investment can be accurately
or LaserGuard protection. For both systems, 2 independent points. choice of your robotics. The SAFAN E-Brake established. With the aid of a simulation
and SAFAN H-Brake are particularly well model, you are given in advance a reliable
suited to serve as the focal point of each indication of the return on investment to be
automated bending cell. SAFAN’s control expected.
Light guard protection
Technical specifications for SAFAN H -Brake
SAFAN H -Brake tool adapter
Motor power in kW.
Max. Bending speed
max. in mm/sec.
D in mm.
G in mm.
B in mm.
A in mm.
C in mm.
E in mm.
F in mm.
Q in mm
Q in mm
SAFAN H-Brake: A high standard
Standard features ����
6800 2700 1550 2050
90 - 2050
- SAFAN CNC TS1 Touch Screen control on
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90 - 2550
a swing arm mounted on the right side of 570 670 +Q
���������� 90 - 3100 8100 3700 2550 3100
- CNC controlled servo-electrical
120 - 2550 8800 3200 2050 2550
adjustment of the bending depth ������� 120 - 3100 470 570 9650 3700 2550 2500 3100
������� 1200 180 to 280 to 200 10 120 7.5 3600 1800 -
- CNC controlled backgauge with a long 120 - 3600 11700 4300 3100 +Q 3600
range on the X axis
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- Manual linear guide adjustable along the �������
170 - 3100 11500 3750 2550 3100
Z axes ���
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- Safety provisions complying with European ��� ��� ��� ��� ��� ���
1700 200 to 300 to 200 10 120 11 3600 1800
Machine Directive EN 12622 170 - 4100 590 690 15700 4850 3600 +Q 4100
- 2 hinging backgauge fingers with various 170 - 5100 17200 5850 4300 5100 660 � ���
gauging surfaces and adjustable in width �
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Minimum transportheight = C - stroke
- Automatic bending pressure control with ������� -
240 - 4100 525 625 20600 5000 3600 2800 4100
±1 ton accuracy 2400 235 to 335 to 140 8 100 15 4200 1900
240 - 5100 625 725 22700 6000 4300 +Q 5100 830
- Top beam manufactured from ST. 52.3, ����
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adjustable Y1-Y2 (+/- 2.5 mm) - Finished surfaces on the lower beam 240 - 6200 25100 7100 5100 6200 1080
- Re-adjustable steel, top-beam guides on which to mount moveable support ������������� 320 - 3100 18200 4000 2550 3100 480
made of wear-resistant, maintenance free arms, etc.
�������� �� 320 - 4100 21900 5000 3600 4100 800
guiding material - Support arms 550 650 2950
320 - 5100 3200 260 to 360 to 110 8 90 18.5 24650 6000 4300 5100 4400 2100 940
- Hardened chrome piston rods - Automatic star/delta switch 650 750 +Q
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- Universal flat attachment surfaces on top - Lockable main switch ������� �������� �������� �������� �������� ��������
and lower beam for various tool systems - Foundation plates 320 - 7500 40100 8400 6200 7500 1500 ���
- Optimally adjustable daylight opening - Filled oil tank 480 - 4100 30800 5200 3600 4100 850
480 - 5100 590 690 34900 6200 4300 3100 5100 990
��������� 4800 300 to 400 to 80 8 80 30 4600 2400
480 - 6200 690 790 41200 7300 5100 +Q 6200 � 1270 ���
480 - 7500 48200 8600 6200 7500
� 1580 � 5
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