Tools for Bending

194 W. Dakota Ave.
Denver, CO 80223

Phone: 303-777-7170
Fax: 303-777-4749

Sales Contact
Bob Want - Sales Engineer

Recent Content on for Tools for Bending

March 12, 2012
Material selection for rotary draw bend tooling
Understanding substrates and coatings, and how the coated surface interacts with tube or pipe during the bending process, is necessary to finding a cost-effective, capable combination.
April 28, 2010
Evitando los problemas comunes de doblado con el sentido común
Mientras nos esforzamos por alcanzar la simplicidad al resolver los problemas de manufactura, nos vemos cautivados y embelezados con el destello y...
March 1, 2010
Supply chain collaborates on bending project
Faced with a daunting bending contract and a short timeframe, Rick Williams of Rockford Process Control (RPC) sought cooperation from a tubing supplier, bending machine manufacturer, and a tooling supplier at the beginning of the project. The information exchange enabled RPC and its supply chain partners to develop a process, deliver a bender, and engineer and manufacture tooling without the benefit of tubing samples.
November 16, 2009
Doblando tubos no redondos
Los diseñas de herramental para dobladoras de tubo son tan variados como las aplicaciones de tubos en sí. Como la selección de la dobladora, el diseño del herramental se rige por varias consideraciones, incluyendo criterios de la parte (estética y aplanamiento), configuración de la parte doblada, y requerimientos de producción.
August 1, 2009
Bending nonround tubing
While bending round tube and pipe involves many variables and challenges, the difficulties in bending nonround shapes are more numerous and complicated. Among the most common shapes are square, rectangular, and oval (elliptical and flat-sided). None react to the bending force in the same way that round shapes do, so understanding how the material reacts is the first step in learning about bending nonrounds.
December 12, 2006
Avoiding common bending problems with common sense
Tooling determines the outcome of a bending operation. Whether an application is simple or complex, matching the right tooling with the bending equipment and method will save both time and money.
December 15, 2005
Tube and pipe industry expert dies
Ron Stange, owner and founder of Tools For Bending Inc., Denver, died Dec. 3.Stange began his career in the tube and pipe fabrication industry when...
September 14, 2004
Lean times call for mean tactics—Part 1
Ron Stange looks back on his 50 years in the tube-bending industry and provides his insight on the one thing tube bender operators must know to be successful: Ironclad rules for successful bending do not exist. Tube bender operators must start with guidelines and incorporate their own experience to be successful.
August 28, 2003
Designing an off-road sport truck
The main component in any off-road sport vehicle is the frame. Frames for mass-produced vehicles usually are stamped and welded. These are suitable for most drivers' needs, but for intense off-road driving and competitions, a sturdier frame is necessary.


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