Standard Hook Bending
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
Figure 7-14.ExampIe of bending a 180-degree hook with No. 11 rebar.