How to Bend Tube
To get the best wrinkle free results
Have you ever tried to bend tube and every time it turns out creased and wrinkled? Bending a tube requires accuracy and precision. Every detail matters when making a smooth bend. Choosing the correct size bender, the correct tooling set, and the correct style of bender are all crucial factors.
- Having the right size bending machine is the first thing to ensure you achieve an accurate and consistent quality bend. If the bender is too small for the bending need, it will not hold the tube rigidly enough – in turn allowing wrinkles. It is better for the bender to be oversized than undersized. Mouse to learn more
- Tooling provides the finesse to ensure a good bend is produced. Using a three-, four-, or five-piece tooling set helps control the tube. Whether the set includes a bend clamp, wiper die, pressure die or mandrel, each of these pieces of tooling affect the quality of the bend produced. It is important to choose the correct type of tooling for the material being bent. Mouse here to learn more
- A mandrel tube bending machine that firmly clamps the material is the best options in achieving consistent quality bends. Mandrel tube benders form the tube by drawing it over a mandrel and around the bend die. The material is clamped tightly to prevent slippage, to create a consistently smooth high-quality bend.
- Service, support, and on-going backup: Without the right service, support, and on-going backup you will feel very vulnerable. Mouse here to learn more:
Tube & Pipe Bending Machines has a variety of: New and Refurbished machines available. Our expert team will help you determine which machine is the right size and has the correct tooling to meet your needs.
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