Proper Tube Bending Terminology Part 1: Describing Tool Sets

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Proper Tube Bending Terminology Part 1: Describing Tool Sets

Have you ever tried to describe tube bender tooling without using the proper terminology? This blog will help make every tooling conversation going forward much easier to understand.

Tool Sets

In the world of tube bending, there are various methods and concepts regarding how to get the best bend. Along with each method or concept comes a range of words used to describe the most important part of the bending equation: the tool set. When discussing tooling, it's important to use the correct terminology to confirm that both the customer and the seller understand each other. After being in business for over 25 years, the team at AM Industrial Group has heard pretty much every word in the book!

Below is a diagram showing the components of a tool set. Underneath each phrase are a few other words that have commonly been used to describe this part.

Bending Words and Definitions with a Tool Set

Learn more tube bending terminology with part 2 of this article series.

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