TUBE BENDING TOOLING

Tube Bender Tooling Services

Tube Form Solutions delivers turn key tooling services for companies that operate tube bending machines. We built custom, high volume,high quality tube bender tooling and wrap it with end to end customer service. Our tool manufacturing process includes special heat treating steps to insure maximum tool life and durability.

Need a tool set built quickly? Our engineers and design team are ready to help.

Need a vendor managed inventory program for your high volume tooling? We have the system in place and experience to deliver what you need when you need and eliminate the logistics hassles of regularly buying tooling.

Need custom, unique, proprietary, or low volume tools for your tube bending job shop? No problem, our production system can cost effectively produce tools for you.

Tube Form Solutions offers:

  • Complete Turn Key Projects
  • Applications Support
  • Tool Setstooling_dies
  • Replaceable Wiper Die Tips
  • On-site Tooling Evaluations
  • Training Consultation
  • Individual Tooling
  • Refurbishments

Shapes of Tube Bender Tools

  • Round
  • Square
  • Rectangle
  • Odd Round
  • Elliptical

Types of Tube Bender Tools

  • Mandrel Bending
  • Compression (Empty bending)  
  • Double Heart Shape
  • Controlled wrinkle (No Mandrel - excess material is formed into wrinkles)
  • Crush Bending (Square & Rectangle)
  • Split Die
  • Leaf Tooling  (extended lip)

Components of Tube Bender Tool Sets

  • Perishable - wipers and mandrel (shank, body,nose, balls)
  • Non-Perishable
    • Bend Dies
    • Clamp Dies
    • Pressure Dies
    • Collet Pads
    • Wiper Holders
    • Wiper Posts
    • Clamp Bolster
    • Clamp Adjuster
    • Bend Die Base (Boss)
    • Bend Post (Tool Post)

Mandrel and Wiper Die Engineering Data

CLOSE PITCH THIN WALL STANDARD PITCH
Tube OD Range (In) Link Size Mandrel Rod Standard Shank Length (in.)
.219 - .279 1/2 6-32 1-1/2
.280 - .373 1 8-32 1-1/2
.374 - .498 2 10-24 1-1/2
.499 - .623 3 1/4-20 3
.624 - .748 4 5/16-18 3
.749 - .935 5 3/8-16 3
.936 - 1.185 6 5/8-11 5
1.186 - 1.498 7 5/8-11 5
1.499 - 1.748 8 1-8 8
1.749 - 2.123 9 1-8 8
2.124 - 2.623 10 1-8 8
2.624 - 3.373 11 1-8 10
3.374 - 4.623 12 1-3/4-10 12
4.624 - 6.010 13 1-3/4-10 14


CLOSE PITCH THIN WALL
Tube OD Range (In) Link Size Mandrel Rod Standard Shank Length (in.)
.936 - 1.185 5 5/8-11 5
1.186 - 1.498 6 5/8-11 5
1.499 - 1.748 7 1-8 8
1.749 - 2.123 8 1-8 8
2.124 - 2.623 9 1-8 8
2.624 - 3.373 10 1-8 10
3.374 - 4.623 11 1-3/4-10 12
4.624 - 6.010 12 1-3/4-10 14


SQUARE BACK WIPER
Item Tube Dia. “A”Wiper Reach “B”Wiper Height “C”Wiper Length
-01 .062 to .559 1.00 .72 6.00
-02 .560 to .684 1.00 .80 6.00
-03 .685 to .934 1.00 1.20 6.00
-04 .935 to 1.309 1.20 1.50 6.00
-05 1.310 to 1.434 1.50 1.70 6.00
-06 1.435 to 1.558 1.50 1.70 8.00
-07 1.559 to 1.809 1.50 2.40 8.00
-08 1.810 to 1.934 1.50 2.80 8.00
-09 1.935 to 2.434 2.00 2.80 10.00
-10 2.435 to 2.809 2.38 3.20 10.00
-11 2.810 to 3.059 2.38 3.40 10.00
-12 3.060 to 4.000 4.00 4.70 14.00
-13 4.500 4.00 5.50 16.00
-14 5.000 4.00 5.70 16.00
-15 5.500 4.50 6.50 14.00
-16 6.000 5.00 6.88 14.00
-17 6.500 5.0 7.50 22.00
-18 7.000 5.50 8.00 22.00
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