September 2, 2013
By: A. Erman Tekkaya, Univ.-Prof. 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.
Here's Jim Colt telling us about a new video contest anyone with a Hypertherm product can easily enter. T-shirts for just entering and nice prizes, too.
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Still Building America—Fabricating at lightning speed - by Josh Welton
Drew “Ruby” Parker has landed what many would consider a dream fabricating job—body hanger for a racing team. Where will this job take him?
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