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Single Axis and Full CNC Mandrel Bending Machines
The mandrel bending machine is available in a variety of models, with additional bending machine options. A specialist will be able to advise you on what the right type of machine is for your needs. Standard CNC models will include:
• Multiple stack bending options
• Electric bend head (servo control)
• Windows based control
• 3D part simulations
• Optional functions EG punching
Additional features can include twin head bending machines that are able to make two bends in one go, section rolling machines, and end forming machines with EG swaging or tapering operations.
Pipe Dream Machinery
Pipe dream is a popular make of pipe bending machinery. The model PD50 electro hydraulic pipe bending machine is available with a range of standard and optional tooling additions. What you choose should ultimately depend on what type of piping the machine is being used on. There are also additional specials which can be incorporated onto the machine. You can discuss your requirements with a trained specialist, who will let you know what is best for your needs.
Second Hand Pipe and Tube Bending Equipment
It is also possible to purchase second hand equipment. Pre-loved pipe benders will be more economical than brand new ones. Reputable sellers will ensure that all second hand pipe bending machines will be fully operational, and safety tested.
Some of these types of equipment require that the operator undergoes a course, or a short training session, in order to be able to operate them effectively. A pipe bending specialist will be able to provide the right operator training for the machinery and tooling that you are purchasing.
Where to Purchase Pipe and Tube Bending Machinery
The best place to purchase pipe and tube bending machinery is from a specialist retailer. Not only will they have the biggest range of equipment, but they will also have trained professionals who will be able to advise you on what is best for your needs. To find these specialists, simply open up your search engine and type in ‘pipe bending machinery’, along with the city, state or country that you live in. You can then browse through the top search results until you find a company that sells what you are looking for. Always choose a respected and established company, so that you know you will be purchasing a high quality product. Some products may come with a warranty that ensures they will last for a set amount of time, alternatively you may want to take out insurance cover on the equipment in the event that you do experience a problem with it.