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Right or left-hand or right and left-hand tube bender in automatic process

Mar 17, 2021 7:03:19 PM

The bending direction of a tube bending machine is determined by looking down on the bend die. If it rotates clockwise when bending it is “right-hand”. Conversely, if it rotates counter clockwise, it is “left-hand”.

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How to make the most of a virtual demonstration

Dec 18, 2020 7:00:00 PM

As a result of the COVID-19 epidemic and the resulting restrictions in social contacts, gatherings and movement of people as well as international trade fairs and open houses have ground to a halt and many manufacturers have decided to showcase their products online.

But what does that mean for the customers?
How can you prepare yourself to make the most of a virtual demonstration?

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Criteria Checklist for selecting the right tube bending machine

Dec 10, 2020 10:30:00 AM

If you are considering buying a tube bending machine, this checklist will help you to select the most suitable machine to satisfy your requirements. This is a basic guideline that explains the important parameters involved.

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3D laser cutting and other technologies for bent or hydroformed tubes

Jul 31, 2020 11:55:00 AM

Advanced processes for tube manufacturing, the result of growing demand for increased productivity and above all, flexibility, has led to the creation of systems capable of performing complex and precision operations on pre- bent, hydroformed or shaped tubes. 3D laser cutting technology is playing an increasingly important role in this type of processes.

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Consider the Big Picture when Manufacturing Complex Tube Assemblies

Jun 30, 2020 4:30:00 PM

Manufacturers are continually looking for ways to eliminate waste in their manufacturing process and save cost. Tube fabricators are no different. This becomes even more evident when multiple tubes are required to build an assembly.

One of the most cumbersome challenges faced by tube fabricators is the joining of tube components. Difficulties are often encountered with fit-up, fixturing and assembly.

This is especially true when secondary process operations, such coping and mitering, are required after the bending process.

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From coil to bent and end-formed tube

Jun 3, 2020 7:21:34 PM

The processing of tube from "coil" has always been one of the development sectors that BLM GROUP has specialized in over the years. It can offer a wide range of solutions suitable for any need.

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