Mandrel Bends

Mandrel pipe bending is a
process of bending pipes or tubes to achieve specific shapes and angles using a
mandrel, which is a metal rod or tool inserted into the pipe or tube to prevent
it from collapsing or deforming during the bending process. The mandrel
supports the inner surface of the pipe or tube to maintain its shape, resulting
in a smoother and more uniform bend without any wrinkles or deformations.

Mandrel pipe bending is commonly used in various industries,
including automotive, aerospace, manufacturing, and construction, to create
parts and components with complex shapes and angles, such as exhaust systems,
roll cages, handrails, and frames.

The benefits of mandrel pipe bending include:

  1. Precise and consistent bends: The mandrel helps to
    maintain the shape of the pipe or tube during the bending process,
    resulting in precise and consistent bends without any deformations or

  2. Improved flow: The smooth and uniform bends created
    through mandrel pipe bending help to improve the flow of fluids, gases, or
    air through the pipes or tubes, reducing turbulence and resistance.

  3. Versatility: Mandrel pipe bending can be used to create
    bends in various materials, including steel, aluminum, stainless steel,
    and copper, with different diameters, wall thicknesses, and bend angles.

  4. Cost-effective: Mandrel pipe bending is a
    cost-effective method for creating complex shapes and angles without the
    need for additional processing or post-bending operations.

 Overall, mandrel pipe bending is a reliable and efficient process for creating precise and high-quality bends in pipes and tubes, providing many benefits to various industries that rely on these components.