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November 2019

tube bending

Tube Bending

Tube bending is a metal forming process that is used to shape pipes or tubing.

Bending machines take straight tube stock and create a shape involving single or multiple bends. This allows the tubing to be formed in any fashion to fit the application’s specific needs. Round tubes are typically used for tube bending, but square or rectangular tubes can also be bent in order to meet your specific needs.

hydraulic bar bending machine

Bar Bending

Because bars are solid metal, they bend very well. Bending bars is the easiest when the sections to be bent are rounds, half rounds, squares, hexagons, or rectangular, and need to be bent “the easy way.” Bending bars the easy way (y-y axis) creates a belt-like shape; bending bars “the hard way” (x-x axis) creates what looks like a giant metal washer. All else being equal, bending bars that are flat the hard way is the most difficult bar bending process.

channel bending

Channel Bending

Channel Bending easiest channel bending process is “flanges out.” “Flanges in” channel bending can be difficult if the flanges are relatively tall. The most difficult channel bending process is “the hard way”—indeed, all else being equal, the hard way is one of the most difficult structural shapes to bend without distortion. In checking the quality of “hard way” bent steel channel, it is critical to check that the flanges are square, that there has been no buckling of the web, and that the radius is true.


Beam Bending

There are two primary methods used in beam bending applications, informally known as the “easy way (I-Beams)” and the “hard way (H-Beams).” BIT section bending machines excels at both, that ensures even the most demanding beam forming projects are completed to industry-required guidelines.

angle bending machine

Bending Angle Iron

PBH Angle Bending Machine is the best bending angle iron solution: Rolling angle is cost-effective eliminates sharp edges and improves strength.

bent tube

Advantages of Cold Bending Metal Profiles

When you need to bend various types of metal profiles, cold bending has many advantages over hot bending.

Whether you are dealing with any other shape of beams, tubes, channel or angle, sometimes 3D, 4D or even 5D bending is required so that they can reach the desired angle.