Oct 17, 2017 Leave a comment

Great news for machinery buyers: Section 179 of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code has been restored to $500,000 for 2017. In a nutshell: Businesses can deduct up to $500,000 from their taxes on up to $2 million in qualifying equipment purchases. All purchases, financing, delivery and set-up must be complete before midnight on 12/31/2017 for both equipment and software. A bonus…

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Sep 08, 2017 Leave a comment

While JMT is well-known for our press brakes, plate rolls and angle rolls, there is far more to us than just those standard, large-scale metal fabrication machines. Listed below are some of the miscellaneous fabrication tools that we have in stock: JMT 2-Roll Sheet Metal Roller | The model BTR-6/2.0 rolls sheet metal pipes with just two…

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May 01, 2017 , Leave a comment

In my travels all over the country, I talk to hundreds of fabricators and shop owners every month. One thing I find when I am looking at their band saws is that there is a wide range of blades and many different ways people will run new band saw blades. One of the most common…

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Apr 20, 2017 Leave a comment

Determine the Axes That Are Needed The second step in choosing the right press brake is to determine the number of axes (whether CNC axis or non-CNC axis). Part 2 in the Series Choosing the Right Press Brake Once the customer determines the material that they will be bending, the next step in picking the right…

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Apr 11, 2017 , , , Leave a comment

What Is an Angle Roll? Angle roll, profile roll, section roll, or even the generic “roller” have been terms people use when referring to the type of machine that makes round bends in angle iron and other profiles. These machines are very common in facilities where profiles need to be formed into a radius or…

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Apr 05, 2017 Leave a comment

Part 1: Determine the Material to Be Bent When a fabrication shop is trying to decide what will be the right press brake for their needs, the critical thing to look at is the metal bending projects they will be doing and what they will be trying to accomplish with their new brake. The first question…

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Feb 01, 2017 Leave a comment

Plate Rolling Fundamentals. As you consider the purchase of a plate rolling machine it is important to consider the fundamentals of plate rolling and bending techniques. Plate rolling is instrumental in many applications in bending materials to achieve a variety of shapes such as normal or circular, oval, rectangular, and open bends. When you know…

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Nov 21, 2016 Leave a comment

Learn about JMT‘s participation with the FABTECH tradeshow through these blog articles and videos.   JMT at FABTECH 2016 JMT at FABTECH 2016 – Day 1 Press Brakes on Parade – JMT at FABTECH 2016 “Best Show Ever” – JMT on FABTECH 2016 Come Visit JMT at FABTECH! JMT at FABTECH Mexico 2016    …

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