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May 2022

localized distortion in bending square tubes

Sheet metal bending process: basic knowledge in cold bending & forming

Variables in sheet metal bending process
Plastic deformation in the sheet metal cold bending process
Why need to abide by a minimum inside bend radius in the sheet metal bending process?
Importance of Grain Direction in sheet metal bending process
Grain spread
Localized distortion
Springback of sheet metal bending process
Minimum Inside Bend Radius
Thickness increases
Minimum radius increases
A Simple Rule of Thumb
While sheet metal gauges run from 0.005 to 0.249 inches thick, aluminum and steel plate thicknesses start at 0.250 in. and go all the way up to 13 in. or even more. Likewise, plate steel varies in strength from mild varieties to some very high-strength materials.

When it comes to very thick or high-tensile-strength material, traditional rules for determining minimum bend radii, minimum p

stretch forming process

The best guide to the Stretch Forming Process in 2022

What is Stretch Forming Process?
Two types
Sheet Stretch Forming process
Extrusion stretch forming process
A simple explanation of the process
The features of the stretch forming process
Advantages of the stretch forming process
Complex shapes
Less force
Cost savings
Quality finish
Disadvantages of the stretch forming process
Stretch forming applications
Which metals can be used for stretch forming process