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Custom Tube Bending

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Listed below are our standard bend diagrams required to place an order for custom tube bending. Click your selection, print and complete the required fields. You may mail, fax or email them back to us. Please include your daytime contact information - just in case we have questions about your order.



Tube bending capabilities:


TUBE DIA. BEND RADIUS MIN. WALL THICKNESS MIN. LEG LENGTH MAX. DEGREE OF BEND
3/8" 15/16" .035" 1-1/2" 180
1/2" 1-1/2" .035" 2" 180
3/4" 4" .049" 3" 120
7/8" 4" .058" 3" 120
1" 5-1/2" .058" 4-3/4" 180
1-1/8" 5-1/2" .058" 4-7/8" 180
1-1/4" 6" .058" 5" 180
1-3/8" 6" .058" 5" 180
1-1/2" 6" .065" 7" 180
1-5/8" 7" .065" 7-1/2" 180


How degrees of bends are defined:


The degree of a bend may be measured with either a protractor or an angle finder





Basic bend examples:


OBTUSE ANGLE BEND

                                



 ACUTE ANGLE BEND


 RIGHT ANGLE BEND



 PARALLEL BEND






More bend information:


The bend radius is measured on the "centerline" of the tube. Tube radius bend result is determined by the combination of the capability of available tooling, and material being formed. The leg length is the straight portion, starting from the tangent point (where the bend starts).

For bend radius, maximum degree of bend, minimum leg length, and minimum wall thickness information, please refer to the "tube bending capabilities" chart above.






Required information for custom bending a five point cage kit:

              

                  Front hoop                        Intermediate hoop                       Back bar
 




Required information for custom bending a six point cage kit:


              Front hoop                        Intermediate hoop                         Back bar