Image credit: Mate Precision Tooling
Image credit: Mate Precision Tooling

Bend delicate and standard materials up to 40 degrees with minimal to no marking using Mate’s CleanBend™ forming technology press brake tooling dies. Utilizing rotating supports within the tooling, Mate’s new CleanBend press brake tooling enables precise bending for the highest quality sheet metal forming.                       

CleanBend is designed for a wide range of applications including: bending short flanges; bending a flange to a diagonal sharp or across existing holes, bending delicate and highly polished materials--including painted, coated and plastic covered--and much more.

Mate CleanBend tooling is made from high speed tool steel and is backed by Mate's unconditional guarantee.

CleanBend is available for press brakes configured with European Precision, Wila Trumpf and American style tooling systems in a full range of sizes from 8mm (0.315”) to 30mm (1.181”). 

Mate’s press brake tooling line also includes a full array of Bevel Tang, European Precision and Wila Trumpf style punches, dies, standard specials, specials and accessories, available in segmented, full-length and half-length sizes.

See Mate CleanBend operate in this new video.

For more information about CleanBend, in USA and Canada, call 1-800-328-4492. Outside USA and Canada, call 1-763-421-0230.

MATE PRECISION TOOLING, 1295 Lund Boulevard, Anoka, Minnesota 55303.  USA and Canada, Fax 1-800-541-0285. Outside USA and Canada, Fax 1-763-421-0285.  Website:  Email:

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