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Induction Bending and API Standards: Ensuring Compliance in Pipeline Fabrication

Induction bending offers a reliable method for creating bends in pipelines, but adherence to API standards is non-negotiable.

Compliance ensures that the bent pipes meet stringent quality, safety, and performance criteria essential for their intended use in critical industries.

By following API standards like API 5L and API 5LC, manufacturers can guarantee the reliability and longevity of induction-bent pipes, contributing to safer and more efficient pipeline systems.

stretch forming square tube

Tube Bending: Draw Bending vs. Roll Bending

Steel tube bending often involves choosing between two distinct methods: draw bending and roll bending. Each approach is suited to specific applications, making it essential to select the right one based on your project’s requirements.

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How to Bend Stainless Steel Tubing: Basics, Methods, 90° Bending

Two factors, wall factor, and bend radius are used to determine the severity of a bend. little or no support is needed inside the tube when the tube diameter is small and the wall is thick.

As the tube diameter increases, the tube becomes weaker. If the wall thickness of the tube decreases this too makes it weaker. The forces acting on the tube also become greater as the bend centerline radius becomes smaller.