hi there, i am trying to set up our solidworks sheetmetal bend tables.
I have turret punched a piece of zincanneal 1.5mm thick into a 800mm x 100mm rectangle, folded it at 50mm 90 degrees, and it measured outside measurement, 51.4mm x 51.4mm. I am using a 7-axis CNC press brake, with a 12mm vee (8 times thickness) with a 1mm radius top punch . I cannot see why i am not gaining/stretching the material at all, if anything, i am losing material. please let me know what you think