Press and Shear appointed RAS agents

Press and Shear are pleased to announce their appointment as sole, UK and Ireland, distributor for the RAS range of folding, forming and ducting machinery

RAS is well established in the UK and has been represented for some 25 years by John Murray Machinery, P&S and JMM have had an excellent working relationship for many years, and Bill Cullinan, from JMM, will continue his involvement with P&S as a consultant, P&S is also employing Allen Brodie, who has been the RAS service engineer for some 12 years, ensuring a smooth transition period

RAS, who recently celebrated their 75th anniversary, is recognised as one of the leading manufacturers of folding, forming and shearing machinery, included in the range are :-

Folding Machines – RAS offers a number of solutions for bending components, dependent on material type, thickness, length and part profile, the machines start with the TurboBend, and progress to TURBObend plus, FLEXIbend, GIGAbend, XL and XXL centre, Up/Down bend, and bend centre, MiniBend and MultiBend cetre, the MiniBend and MultiBend can be fully automated and include automatic tool change, part manipulation and material loading

Folding software – RAS programing software is unique in the way it operates, by importing a step file, the software can create the machine code with just one click of the mouse, there is no other system available that offers the same ease of programming

Forming machine’s – RAS manufactures a range of forming machinery, included in the range are, swaging machines, forming and flanging machines, seamers and duct zippers 

Shearing – RAS offers a range of, shearing machines, the SMARTcut and POWERcut shears can cut up to a maximum of 3mm M/S, whist the POWERcut can shear up to 6.3mm, the machines come standard with power backgauge and digital control and can be specified with various options, such as return to operator, sheet supports systems, conveyors and programmable control


For further details please contact us on 01827 250000 or email,