During his early days working in a fabricator’s forming department, Larry Boden arrived home one evening and showed his wife a set of calipers. To her surprise and amusement, he proceeded to measure the width of her hair, then went on to describe how small changes in sheet metal thickness, even the chemical makeup, could affect how it bends on a press brake. The precision of it all fascinated him.
This article originally appeared on thefabricator.com.
October 2, 2023