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March 12, 2012
Material selection for rotary draw bend tooling
When considering which tools used in rotary draw bending are high-wear consumables, you probably think of mandrels and wiper dies first. During the bending process, these tools are in a fixed position, under substantial load and... Read more...
March 1, 2010
Supply chain collaborates on bending project
Fabrication projects don't just happen on their own; they require planning, which often involves an OEM, a fabricator, a tooling provider, and a metal supplier. If it's a new project, it might even involve an equipment vendor and a software... Read more...
August 1, 2009
Bending nonround tubing
Although round is the most common tube shape, opportunities abound for nonround tubing. Square and rectangular tubes, which have more strength compared with round tube, commonly are used in architectural and structural applications. Automotive... Read more...
December 12, 2006
Avoiding common bending problems with common sense
As we strive for simplicity in solving manufacturing problems, we are captivated and enthralled with the flash and glitter of the newest gadgets. Whether by clever marketing or our innate desire to have the latest and greatest newfangled... Read more...
September 14, 2004
Lean times call for mean tactics—Part 1
Personally witnessing the growth and maturing of the tube bending industry for the last five decades has been a great privilege, and as one of the remaining warhorses of this industry, I am in a position to take a long look back... Read more...
August 28, 2003
Designing an off-road sport truck
They're big. They're mean. They growl and snarl. Untamed beasts, they're at home anywhere, regardless of the terrain or the climate. They prowl over mountains or deserts or backwoods trails, whether the conditions are warm or cold or wet... Read more...