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CNC Tube Bender Uses

Posted by Mike Thomas

CNC tube benders offer users a number of advantages that increase efficiency, speed, and accuracy. Because of the many advantages of a CNC tube bender, there is a wide range of uses for these machines.

Precision and Consistency

2b-series-heavy-duty-cnc-benders.pngTwo of the greatest advantages of CNC tube benders are precision and consistency. CNC tube benders are able to control for bend angles, complex bending formulas, and tooling specifications which allows them to create consistent precision bends. These types of bends are often found in automotive applications.

In fact, some of the most common CNC tube bender uses revolve around bending for the automotive industry. Fuel line and exhaust components, in particular, benefit greatly from high volume, precise, consistent bends. So, it is not surprising that these machines are so often used for these applications.

Other automotive applications include interior components and tubular systems that are found in cars, motorcycles, trucks, and buses. Often, for larger components, boost benders are used to ensure accurate bending without breaking.

Complexity

As time goes on it is becoming more and more common for complex bends to be the norm. Across all industries, the demand for complex bends has never been greater. CNC tube benders are often the best solution for operations that need to meet these demands.

a-series-cnc-tube-benders.jpgCNC tube benders allow manufacturers to quickly and efficiently set tooling, perform calculations, and meet customers demands for custom orders.

CNC Tube Bender Uses

CNC tube benders can be used to perform bends for a huge variety of applications. We already discussed some of the automotive applications, but there are many uses and applications for CNC tube benders including:

  • Ship building
  • Trucking
  • Heaving industry
  • Manufacturing equipment
  • Consumer goods (like work out equipment and furniture)

This is just a small sample of a CNC tube benders uses!

Learn More

You can learn more about tube and pipe bending you can download our Tube Bending Guide here. We also offer a number of free resources on our website to help you with all your tooling needs. Click here to see our tube bending tooling page for more information including mandrel and wiper die engineering data. Or, contact us at any time to discuss your tube and pipe bending application and specifications.

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This post was published on January 10, 2018 and updated on January 10, 2018.

Topics: Tube Bending

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