Hossfeld 2 Universal bender

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Hossfeld 2 Universal bender
Name Hossfeld #2 Universal Bender
Zone Welding Area

Owner i3Detroit
Make Model
Part Number
Date Acquired 2020
Storage Location
Authorization Required No
Status Running
Value 300

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This is a very versatile lever based bending machine. It has dies for bending several different shapes of metal. Many more dies are available for sale; feel free to add to the wishlist!


While nothing is indestructible, this machine is pretty dang tough. Still, keep the dies with the machine (pegs on the side, box on the floor behind it). Use lube if needed. Don't hammer on any part of the machine: steady pressure is all you need.


RTFM (and google "hossfeld bender how to")

Maintenance Info

If any rust spots are seen, it's probably time to clean and recoat. If you decide to do this, please record the process so we can properly fill in this section.


  • Q: The ones I see online have hydraulics. Why doesn't ours?
    • A: If you want to help fund it, feel free. Otherwise, this machine is extremely capable as is, especially using the extender bar...
  • Q: What can you bend on this?
    • A: Most any kind of metal shape that fits in it. Flat, tube, bar, even sheet if it's under about 4" wide. RTFM, there's a lot of good info in there.


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