Angle Steel Bar
A steel bar placed horizontally at a 45º angle to the feed direction of a printing press. An angle bar is used to turn the web when feeding from the side, or to bypass the former folder. Angle Steel bar are also used on ribbon folders. It is often filled with air and perforated to reduce web friction.
An angle bar is also known as an “L-bracket” or an “angle iron,” is a metal bracket in the form of a right angle. It is made of galvanized steel and often used in masonry or applied to different surfaces through welding or drilling.
Angle bar are often utilized to support beams and other platforms, but their usefulness goes beyond their usual role. Angle bar can provide additional strength, protect structures from corrosion and even provide additional stability.