Custom metal bending service
Bending sheet metal
Usinage Laurentides puts at your disposal its latest generation bending machines and its 30 years of experience in metal bending and bending. We offer metal bending services and are specially equipped to meet your needs with precision. Thanks to our expertise, we are able to produce a variety of complex parts with specific angles, mass production and turnkey metal processing.
Our workshop has several state-of-the-art folding machines, offering a capacity of up to 300 tons and a length of 14 feet. We are specialists in metal processing for complex shapes for assembly and high quality finished metal products.
Our sheet metal bending equipment
Our company has a versatile team and several state-of-the-art folding machines, offering a capacity of up to 300 tons and a length of 14 feet. We are specialists in metal processing to offer you a high quality service.
• Coastone Cone C15
• Bystronic Byeler PR 150 IPC
• Emaskan Speed-Bend Pro
The different varieties of metal plies
Plis droits des feuilles
Les plis droits offrent une solution pratique pour créer des structures linéaires, des renforts et des pièces structurelles dans de nombreuses applications industrielles.
U-folds of sheets
U-bends provide design flexibility and increased strength, making it a widely used bending technique in metal fabrication.
V-folds of leaves
V-bends provide increased strength, attractive aesthetics, and design adaptability, making it a widely used bending technique to meet a variety of manufacturing needs.
Intricate leaf folds
Intricate bends are made using specialized tools and machinery, as well as expertise in metal design and fabrication. They offer extensive design possibilities, allowing the creation of tailor-made structures, adapted to the specific needs of each application.
Complex sheet metal bending
Your Excellence Manufacturing Partner in Sheet Metal Bending
Engineering, design and product development
We support manufacturers and agencies specializing in industrial design in prototyping, sourcing and manufacturing innovative products to solve today's challenges.
- Product research and development (R&D)
- Partner agencies in industrial design
- Prototyping and small series
- Optimization of technical drawings (3D and 2D)
Manufacturing of parts, complex products and mechanically welded assemblies
Benefit from the efficiency of work methods developed by solving the industrial challenges of our customers for more than 30 years.
- Medium/large series
- Finished metal products
- Parts intended for assembly
- Complex/unconventional parts
Sheet metal processing
Turnkey solutions for your steel and aluminum sheet processing needs.
- Steel, prepainted, stucco, aluminum & stainless steel
- Complex mechanically welded assemblies
- Numerically controlled cutting (CNC)
- Punching and punch/laser combo
- High precision machining
- Bending metal sheets
- Finishing and surface treatment
- Robotic, spot and manual welding
Visual inspection by critical points and rigorous quality control
From the review of technical drawings to the inspection of parts between our departments, we ensure compliance with established criteria to ensure the delivery of finished products and durable metal parts.
- Validation of technical drawings before production
- Visual inspection of parts at critical points
- Updating a register of irregularities
- Production of non-conformity reports (NCR)
Continuous supply of production materials
Driven by innovation and continuous improvement, we have given ourselves the mission of constantly reinventing ourselves; so as to become the sole partner of choice for manufacturers of value-added products from here and elsewhere.
- Continuous supply
- Inventory management
- International import and export
- Supply chain optimization
- Just-In-Time Approach
Solutions for your industry
From prototyping to mass production, we manufacture metal parts for products in the electrical industry and clean technologies.
- Electric charging stations
- Industrial transformers
- Battery components
- Electric vehicles
Transport and heavy vehicles
We manufacture parts for vehicle components of all categories including the bodywork, interior, access components, fasteners and more.
- Electric vehicles and mobility vehicles
- Heavy vehicles & collection vehicles
- Emergency and leisure vehicles
Manufacturing of finished products and complex metal parts intended for assembly for the signs and signaling sector.
- Road sign
- Commercial display
- Traffic lights
- Control systems
Entertainment and fun
Manufacturing of finished products and complex metal parts intended for assembly for products in the entertainment and amusement sector.
- Chassis and mechanized benches
- Racing and flight simulators
- Arcades and amusement parks
Manufacture of finished products and complex metal parts intended for assembly for the HVAC sector.
- Components of ventilation systems
- Heating system components
- Components of air conditioning systems
Handling and storage
Manufacturing of finished products and complex metal parts intended for assembly for products in the handling and warehousing sector.
- Racking and roll out racks
- Palletizing and lifting systems
- Specialized Warehousing Systems
- Industrial trolleys and tool boxes
Manufacturing of finished products and complex metal parts intended for assembly for products in the furniture sector.
- Commercial furniture
- Specialized furniture
- Modular systems
- Lighting systems
Health and medical
Manufacturing of complex metal parts intended for the assembly of medical products and devices for the health sector.
- Hospital equipment (beds, wheelchairs, stretchers)
- Medical devices
- Laboratory furniture
- Mobility Equipment
Experts en transformation
Other metal transformation processes
Entrust your custom metal cutting to Usinage Laurentides. Take advantage of our personalized service to obtain metal parts exactly according to your specifications. With our expertise and state-of-the-art equipment, we guarantee high quality results to meet your specific needs.
- Laser cut
- Digital cutting (CNC)
Robotic, spot and manual welding
Attentive to your needs, we adjust to your realities. We offer you models for custom manufacturing and production in short, medium and large series thanks to the commitment of our teams and our passion for excellence, constantly motivated by innovation.
- 6-axis robotic welding
- Manual welding
- Spot welding
Assembly of metal parts
Engineering makes sure to understand the requirements of your original drawings, the factory produces for you while you take care of other tasks.
- Mechanically welded assembly
Finish and surface treatment
Whether the finishing is done at our factories or at our partners, you are assured that we will have the quality of everything that comes back to you. Our integrated service offering accelerates processing time while ensuring quality control from A to Z.
- Grinding and sandblasting
- Surface preparation
- Powder coating and electroplating (E-coat)
- Plating and epoxy primer
Sheet metal bending frequently asked questions
Why subcontract metal bending to Usinage Laurentides?
- Benefit from our know-how in assembling complex metal parts.
- Modern equipment for precision folding, even in medium or large series.
- Turnkey service, from design to final assembly.
- 360 transformation approach for innovation, plan improvement and cost reduction.
What benders do you use to bend metal?
At Usinage Laurentides, we use seven press brakes to meet your sheet metal bending needs.
- Coastone Cone C15
- Bystronic beyeler pr 150 ipc
- Emaksan Speed-Bend Pro
What is the maximum thickness of sheet metal that can be bent?
Our experts are skilled at handling metal with precision, regardless of its thickness, ensuring a high-quality finish for your parts. We are able to bend metal sheets up to 14 feet wide.
What materials do you fold?
At Usinage Laurentides, we have the expertise to bend a variety of materials including steel. We are able to work with different types of materials, giving you flexibility in your projects.
- Prepainted steel
- Textured stucco steel
- Stainless steel
- Galvanized steel
How to find the right supplier for bending sheet metal?
- Get ahead : Don’t wait until you have an urgent need to find a supplier
- Prepare yourself : Have drawings, forecasts, evaluation form on hand
- Communicate transparently : Share your issues and expectations.
- Exchange frequently and keep in touch : The situation of one or other of the parties may have changed, production capacities may no longer be the same, your volumes may have changed.
- Evaluate costs : Compare overall costs to unit costs
- Be precise : Specify potential volumes and supply rate
- Protect yourself : Complete a confidentiality agreement and sign a manufacturing agreement
Quels produits métalliques pouvez-vous plier?
- Complex machined parts for assembly.
- Bending of complex metal parts, including unconventional parts.
- Manufacturing of finished metal products according to specific needs.
What is sheet metal bending?
Sheet metal bending is a processing process in which a sheet of metal is bent to form metal parts with precise angles. This process is used in many industrial sectors for the manufacture of metal products and assemblies.
What are the advantages of bending sheet metal?
- Versatility in terms of shapes and dimensions.
- Press brake capacity up to 300 tons and 14 feet long.
What is the production capacity of Usinage Laurentides?
Usinage Laurentides has two factories totaling 40,000 square feet. This allows us to guarantee continuous production, day and night, meeting your needs for tight deadlines and large quantities.
What are the metal bending methods?
There are two main methods of metal bending: air bending and strike bending. Air bending is carried out using our modern equipment, while strike bending is used for parts requiring greater precision.
What is the average defect rate in sheet metal bending?
Our average defect rate in sheet metal bending is less than 1%. We are fast and committed to quality and we use an integrated production system to minimize errors and defects.
Do you have historical data on failure rates during sheet metal bending?
Yes, we have historical data on failure rates during sheet metal bending. Thanks to our integrated production system, our machines are connected to our ERP and we follow a rigorous quality manual. Additionally, each product is inspected according to customer specifications, ensuring consistent quality.
How do you ensure product quality during sheet metal bending?
- Validation of technical drawings before production.
- Visual inspection at critical points.
- Register of irregularities and non-compliance reports (RNC) if necessary.
- Continuous commitment to quality and process improvement.
How do I get a quote for metal bending service?
To obtain a personalized quote, please contact us providing your project specifications, such as dimensions , quantities and specific requirements .
What is the role of bending tools such as punches in the manufacturing process of metal parts?
Bending tools such as punches are essential. They are designed to apply a controlled force to the material and create the desired bend. The different tool shapes and sizes allow for a variety of bends, whether straight bends, U-bends , V-bends or intricate bends .