Selected articles from March/April 1997 issue published on TheFabricator.com:
This article discusses some of the similarities and differences between bending round tube versus square and rectangular tube. Explores the characteristics of square and rectangular sections and the bending challenges associated with these characteristics.
This article discusses using punching and forming plates within a stamping press as an alternative to tube bending and end forming machinery.
This article discusses titanium—how it is processed; the types and grades of pure titanium and alloys that are available; and applications for titanium tube and pipe. Discusses manufacturing and testing titanium tube and pipe to ASTM standards for specific applications.
This piece, which originally appeared in TPJ-The Tube & Pipe Journal in 1997, explains how to decide whether to cut tubing on the production line or cut it later in a recut operation. Discusses various types of recutting equipment and focuses on the dual-blade shear cutting method.
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