Steel Break Machine Set Up @ Giga Texas??! 👀

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That kinda... that looks like a steel break machine. This COULD be what would bend for doors/ body panels on Cybertruck. I've scrolled back and it's been there awhile, but... ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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That kinda... that looks like a steel break machine. This COULD be what would bend for doors/ body panels on Cybertruck. I've scrolled back and it's been there awhile, but... ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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I think that is a regular stamping press. If you look to the left of it there are some fresh stampings. A CNC break is much smaller, even with an auto loader.
 

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That kinda... that looks like a steel break machine. This COULD be what would bend for doors/ body panels on Cybertruck. I've scrolled back and it's been there awhile, but... ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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You will know when the brake is installed and being tested as you will see test parts in the daily videos. Until then, I suspect what is shown there is a specialty stamping machine as Joe hypothesized.
 


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The machine in red looks very much like a stamping machine. I’ve seen one very similar in use by Rivian.

Not sure what the blue thing is. Maybe someone who does more assembly line or machine work knows.

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He even says on the video that this is the stamping area.
 

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I recall seeing a demo of a CNC Brake that was very cool. It was questionable at the time whether it could support a 20' length at 3mm. Today I was unable to find that video so I did some research on CNC brakes and came up with the following manufacturers that have such a machine:

Jorns AG (Swiss)
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http://www.jorns.ru/pdf/Jorns_Gesamt_E.pdf

Super-Line: 6400 mm -> 12,200 mm length, 3 mm steel


Thallman/Cidan TC Double Folder
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https://cidanmachinery.com/us/products/tc-double-folder/

TC300, 6.4, 8.2, 10, and 12
11 ga max (3mm)

DAVI
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https://www.davi.com/us/en-us/Welco...rIaylqduMlL-lZCONquNzS-ysoRQ-GMxoCHWoQAvD_BwE

Davi CNC Automated Up/Down Automated Metal Folding System

I will keep looking for the video that was shared before. It might have been on this forum or another.

Jack
 

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The machine in red looks very much like a stamping machine. I’ve seen one very similar in use by Rivian.

Not sure what the blue thing is. Maybe someone who does more assembly line or machine work knows.

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He even says on the video that this is the stamping area.
It's a giant arm.

I have no idea what's attached to it, though.

-Crissa
 
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K. So I think it's actually the cnc cutting machine for cutting down the raw sheets / punches to then run over to the press.

 

 
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