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Design for Pipe and Tube Forming

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Open: Design for Pipe and Tube Forming

  • Basic Engineering Considerations
  • Application Requirements
  • Ductility of Material
  • Radius of Bends
  • Thickness of Material
  • Geometry
  • Common Bend Types
  • End Forming
  • Welding
  • Finish
  • Wall Thinning
  • Design Do's and Don'ts, Tube and Pipes
  • Engineering Drawing Requirements
  • Mechanical Tolerances
    • Tube Cutting Tolerances
    • Wrinkle Tolerances
    • Kink Tolerances
    • Hump Tolerances