Standard hook bending (fig. 7-13) is accomplished on the turntable section located on top of the machine. Before you start any bending procedure, the turntable must be at the START position as shown in figure 7-14. As an example, when you desire to bend a 180-degree hook in apiece of No. 11 reinforcing bar, setup the machine as shown, using the following: bending cleat with cleat slide and drive pin, main center pin, and No. 11 radius roll. As a safeguard, the radius rolls have been designed to
Figure 7-13. - Ironmaster bar-bending unit.
accept only the number of bars specified, suti as No. 7 roll for No. 7 bar (fig. 7-15).
1. Plain the rebar between the cleat slide upright and the radius roll, which is placed over the center pin,
Figure 7-15. - Radius rolls for bending rebar on an Ironmaster.
Figure 7-14. - ExampIe of bending a 180-degree hook with No. 11 rebar.Continue Reading