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what is aluminum profile bending

what is aluminum profile bending?

Aluminium profile bending are used to form aluminium profiles.

It is the forming of aluminum profiles in one axis by a multi-roll bending machine. If the semi-finished product is not moved during the bending process, the distance between the rollers, their diameter and the depth of immersion determine the bending radius. To produce particularly large bends, the material is pulled through the roller bending machine and moved alternately. The distance between the rollers is gradually adjusted.

what is aluminum profile bending

Aluminium is a light metal with good-natured bending behaviour. To permanently bend it into a new shape, only lower forces are required than for other metals with the same cross-section. This makes its processing so simple that many adjustments can be made by hand at the installation site. However, professional processing machines promise the best results in consistent quality when bending aluminium.

In most cases, roll bending is the most flexible and cost-efficient bending method. A profile is guided between three adjustable bending rolls and gradually bent in the desired radius.

Roll bending is the ideal bending method for profiles with complex designs and different radii. BIT’s CNC profile bending machine has become specialized in 3D aluminum profile bending machine.

CNC profile bending machine
B-10-5 CNC Aluminum Profile Bending Machine

B-10-5 CNC profile bending machine is a metal profile cold bending machine, with 5 sets of rollers, of which 4 sets of rollers are feeding rollers, and 1 set of rollers is feed rollers, all driven by …

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B-13-3 CNC Aluminum Profile Bending Machine

The B-13-3 CNC profile bending machine is suitable for processing different cross-section profiles. The B-13-3 CNC profile bending machine has 3 sets of rollers and photoelectric positioning;

B15-8 CNC Profile Bending Machine
B15-8 CNC Aluminum Profile Bending Machine

B15-8 CNC Profile Bending Machine working principle B15-8 CNC Profile Bending Machine is an 8-axis mechanical structure, using rollers that match the profile, and realizes the feeding function through…

Special aluminum profile bending machine
B25-3 CNC Aluminum profile bending machine

B25-3CNC profile bending machine B25-3CNC profile bending machine is mainly used for the bending of special aluminium profiles, aluminum-plastic aluminum profiles, various special-shaped aluminum pro…

cnc aluminum profile bending machine
B13-4 CNC Aluminum Profile Bending Machine

ALUMINUM SECTION BENDER The four sets of rollers of the B13-4 CNC Aluminum profile bending machine are controlled by the CNC numerical control device, move smoothly and can be precisely positioned and…

CNC ALUMINUM PROFILE BENDING MACHINE
B-30-3 CNC Aluminum Profile Bending Machine

B-30-3 CNC ALUMINUM PROFILE BENDING MACHINE SPECIFICATION Power: 10KW Voltage: 380V 50HZ  Roller speed: 1-15 rpm Maximum diameter of mold: 360mm Roller diameter: 80mm Center distance of…

Aluminium bending in practice

Aluminium is available as sheet, solid material or profiles. Various processing machines for bending aluminium are available for thin sheets and profiles. Solid material and ingots are not bent. It is the preferred semi-finished product for machining.

The following processes are available for bending aluminium:

Roller and roll bending

Roll bending is the forming of profiles or sheets in one axis by a multi-roll bending machine. If the semi-finished product is not moved during the bending process, the distance between the rollers, their diameter and the depth of immersion determine the bending radius. To produce particularly large bends, the material is pulled through the roller bending machine and moved alternately. The distance between the rollers is gradually adjusted. Roller bending machines with narrow rollers are used to form aluminium profiles. Roller bending machines work according to the same principle. They are used for gentle, one-dimensional forming of aluminium sheets.

Roller stretching

Roller stretching is a combined press-bending process. The material is bent and tapered at the same time. Roller stretching machines consist of two opposite and very narrow rollers. With this process, aluminium sheet can be formed three-dimensionally, for example to produce a motorbike protective sheet.

Tensile bending

In tension bending, an aluminium profile is clamped on both sides and stretched during the bending process. It is a gentle process that reduces the formation of cracks or pressure points at the bending point.

Deep drawing and pressing

Deep drawing and pressing are three-dimensional processes for aluminium bending. It is particularly suitable for the production of complex shaped series components. This requires expensive pressing tools.

Bending

Folding is the forming of aluminium sheet along a sharp edge. When bending, it is important not to fall below the recommended bending angles. The rule of thumb is “Maximum bending angle = 1.5 x sheet thickness”. If this angle is undershot, the material is in danger of breaking along the edge.

Advantages of aluminium bending

Aluminium is a good-natured material that is easy to bend. Once bent into shape, the sheet or profile retains its bending condition permanently. Provided no mistakes were made during bending, the formed semi-finished product remains in the desired position.