Category: Tube Bending


As a specialty bender roller, we see a lot of domes come to us for estimating. One of the recent projects that came through to us was this dome trellis pictured below. The interesting piece about this project – it Read more…


Exposed curved steel often requires minimal or no ovality for aesthetic reasons. Customers installing stainless steel curved handrails for stairs want the pipe or tube to completely keep its shape whether the piece is straight or curved. This sometimes poses Read more…


Barely a quarter into the 2016 season the Chicago Cubs have the best record in Major League Baseball.  After finishing 2015 with 97 wins and a trip to the NLCS, great things were expected of this Cubs team and they Read more…


Earth Day was just last week and what better way to celebrate than talking about environmentally-friendly building. Steel is nearly 100% recyclable and according to AISC (American Institute of Steel Construction), steel has the highest recycling rate of any building Read more…


Baseballs won’t be the only thing curving this spring at Wrigley Field. This season when Kris Bryant crushes a deep ball into the second level of left field at Wrigley the cameras will see a new beautifully curved fence.


The curved steel industry has seen strong growth in many areas over the last few years.  One particular area of growing demand is from architectural accents such as curved steel canopies.  Many designers are realizing that a curved canopy offers Read more…


The demand for curved tubing has increased over the years to serve many purposes across a broad number of markets.  As the technology and capabilities of tube benders, the demand and innovation has risen to match the challenge. There are Read more…


There is an old adage that says, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” While that may be good advice for many things, it isn’t the type of wisdom that leads to innovation, especially in modern building design.  If you Read more…


Increasingly rolled metal projects are being designed with what looks like a simple task, but actually, it poses a complex problem for bender/rollers.  This recent example for a quote was to bend hard way, rectangular tubes 7” x 3” x Read more…


The installation of curved roofing designs has been increasing lately for many reasons.  Curved roofs are aesthetically pleasing, as well as serving to benefit architectural design in a practical way.  With the increasing demand for alternative energy sources, many are Read more…

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