Category: Tube Bending


There are times when rolling a stair stringer out of a rectangular tube is not possible. Usually that occurs when you are working with larger tubing and a tighter plan view radius for the stringer. In these instances, the cross Read more…


Often, in the bending and rolling industry, we see requests which push the limitations of tube bending.  This can occur in both large and small pieces.  Sometimes a project may have been designed without considering the physical effects curving has Read more…


A recent visit to The Florida Aquarium in Tampa provided some examples of how curved steel can help modernize and accentuate a popular tourist attraction. Before even entering the aquarium, visitors outside encounter a few sets of picnic tables which Read more…


Heading to O’Hare airport at 4:30 am is always interesting, and today’s experience was no different. Traffic was heavy, and the snow was falling, creating mayhem at the curbside check in. After stepping into a puddle of slush I walked Read more…


Many industries, including liquid petroleum gas (LPG), chemical & petrochemical, energy, and process piping, etc. have a large requirement for pipe fittings including elbows, sweeps and returns. These industries deal with the transferring of gases and liquids within their processing Read more…


That would be one of the most famous open air amphitheaters in Poland, the “Forest Opera” in Sopot. This great amphitheater was originally built in 1909 and it is nestled in the middle of a serene hilly forest in the Read more…


There are several parameters to know for performing tube bending: 1.  Radius for the bend section – CLR 2. Chord of the bend section – C 3. Arc length – L 4. Degree of bend – a 5. Rise of Read more…


Having the correct paperwork is a very important part of the steel rolling business. When customers need something rolled or curved, they can call in or e-mail the information to a bender / roller. This information, which is received most Read more…


Fuel Economy is a term often used when describing how many miles to the gallon a motor vehicle achieves. It’s a big issue now-a-days, and car manufacturers are trying their hardest to travel the farthest on the least amount of Read more…


Square and rectangular tube bending, though a common practice, is wrought with many challenges.  The hollow structure of a tube makes it more likely to fall victim to distortion problems such as growth, shrinkage, concavity, and oil canning.  And bending Read more…

Archives