Increased Sheet Metal Bending Capabilities

Bent and powder coated part from SendCutSend

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CNC metal bending is the most popular add-on service we offer here at SendCutSend. So much so that we’ve coined the hashtag #SendBENDSend. If you’re looking to turn your 2D project into a 3D part, then bending is where you start.

For this reason, we’re continually looking for ways to expand our bending capabilities adding more materials, more thicknesses, and the ability to bend larger parts.

Overall flat size can now be up to 44″ x 30″ and up to .250″ thick. See our material details for max bend lengths on specific materials.

SendCutSend Sheet Metal Bending Highlights

Here’s what you need to know about our online sheet metal bending services

  • Bending services start from $19 with no minimum quantity, and as low as $1 per part in bulk
  • Bending is specific to each metal and thickness
  • We bend your laser cut parts to your specifications within one degree of accuracy or better
  • We currently do not offer acute angles greater than 130°, or curl, bump, roll forming, coining, or hemming

Materials Available for Metal Bending

We currently bend eight different materials in a variety of thicknesses.

Our bend limits will vary depending on material and material thickness, so you want to be sure to check the material details that are outlined on each material page before uploading your design.

For example, here are the design considerations for bending 5052 aluminum at .040″:

design considerations for sheet metal bending 5052 aluminum

Here are the design considerations for bending 5052 aluminum at .250″:

design considerations for bending 5052 aluminum at .250" thickness

Helpful Resources for Metal Bending Parts with SendCutSend

We want to make it as efficient and easy as possible to get your parts bent with us. That’s why we’ve provided a variety of resources from design guidelines to CAD tutorials for your design.

Bending Laser Cut Parts with SendCutSend Video Guides

If you prefer to get your metal bending tips via video tutorial instead of text, check out our bending video tutorial series.

If you have any questions about SendCutSend’s sheet metal bending services, reach out to us at support@sendcutsend.com.

And don’t forget to tag us on all your awesome bending projects #SendBendSend!

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Flush Standoff, 4-40, .250" Zinc plus Clear Chromate

Thread Size4-40 x .250″
Hole size in sheet (+0.003/-.0.000).168″
Minimum sheet thickness0.040″
Maximum sheet thickness.125″
Fastener materialSteel
Minimum distance hole C/L to edge0.230″
When determining the distance between two or more fasteners, you can calculate the distance by the formula, C/L to edge + 1/2 the diameter of the second mounting hole..314″
Recommended panel materialSteel/Aluminum
Coating typeZinc
Aluminum material ranges (5052, 6061, 7075)0.040″-0.125″
Steel material ranges (CRS, HRPO, HR)0.048″-0.119″