Christian Mathes, Dipl.-Ing.

Research Fellows of Bending Technology
Lehrstuhl für Umformtechnik (UTS), Universität Siegen
Paul-Bonatz-Strasse 9-11
Siegen, 57076

Phone: 49-271-740-2756

Shortening the concept-to-market timeline for tube fabricators -

Tube and Pipe Fabrication | Articles | The Tube & Pipe Journal

Shortening the concept-to-market timeline for tube fabricators

September 2, 2013 | By A. Erman Tekkaya, Dr.-Ing., Armin Schmidt, Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing., Bernd Engel, Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing., Christian Gerlach, Dr.-Ing., Christian Mathes, Dipl.-Ing., Christopher Kuhnhen, Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing., Matthias Hermes, Dr.-Ing., Michael Rohrmann, Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing.

Fabricators have quite a few bending processes to choose from—rotary draw, compression, hydraulic ram, and so on—and the variety of bent components is infinite. Matching a process to a specific application isn’t easy, and only will become more difficult as the use of tube and profiles continues to spread. This paper shows how fabricators can classify bend criteria to determine the optimal process.

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