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April 1, 2010
Selecting the right mandrel and wiper
Whether the times are lean or fat, cost-effective tube bending always makes sense. Just like any other manufacturing operation, keeping rotary draw tube bending profitable demands process control, which has three aspects: (1) Bringing under... Read more...
January 12, 2010
Tube bending tooling alternative to solid wiper tooling
Bend Tooling Inc. has introduced the patent-pending High-Pressure Wiper System™ as an alternative to solid wiper tooling. It is an assembly consisting of a solid steel body, a single- or double-sleeved bore insert that can be replaced... Read more...
September 30, 2008
The right stuff
During the past half-century, many ideas have come and gone as to what the best materials are for rotary draw bending tools. This is not surprising because of the many advances in materials, heat treatments, and coatings during this period.... Read more...
March 11, 2008
Setup or cover-up?
Even though we are in the age of CNC machinery, the old phrase "the tools make the bend" is as relevant today as ever. As tube bending applications have become more ex-treme, tooling design, setup, and maintenance have returned to a position... Read more...
June 13, 2006
The wiper die's feathered edge
In rotary draw tube bending, the tools make the bend. Indeed, this is why the process often is called mandrel bending. Despite the many advances in tube bending machinery, the rotary draw process itself has not changed since modern tube... Read more...
March 7, 2006
Shock-resistant die set designed for mandrel tube bending
Bend Tooling Inc. has introduced Shockmate™ shock-resistant precision die sets for mandrel tube bending. The die sets are a product of proprietary metallurgy and Datafacturing® machining technology. They are resistant to chipping and... Read more...