Radius Bending | Wilson Tool
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Radius Bending

Bend to the Right Radius the First Time

It’s hard to know what radius tool you need to get the right bend.

Our experienced team of application specialists asks the right questions and works with you to get high quality, consistent results.

See a Radius Tool at Work

Springback, material marking and variations in sheet thickness make radius bending one of the hardest jobs to control. We work with you to get the results you want. Watch below for more.

How to Turn Radius Bending from an Art Project into a Science

With radius bending, there are almost unlimited scenarios and variables.
We ensure your tool works with scientific precision.

How much springback will you get?

Every bend involves springback, and radius bends are the most difficult to predict. The material type and thickness combined with the desired dimensions and tolerance will help determine how much springback you’ll have. We will help you plan for and manage this inevitable issue.

Do you need a spotless finish?

If you’re bending an external part on a finished product, there’s no leeway for material marking. Precision grinding, surface enhancements, tool design and material options will help you get the finish you require.

Will a standard tool do the job?

To see if a standard tool may work for you, we use R + MT x 2.2 = V to determine the V opening and the air bend force chart to figure out the tonnage. It’s nice to know you don’t have to buy a special tool if a standard will work for your application.


Meet the Team That Will
Help You Bend it Right

With 35 years of company experience, our press brake application specialists know what questions to ask to get your radius bend working perfectly the first time, and every time. They ensure your tool has the tolerance and finish you require, and live to venture into the unknown, with creative designs to keep your price down and your efficiency high.

Stocked and Custom-Made Radius Tools are Available in Every Tool Style

American Precision
American Precision

Available in standard configurations and custom designs.

European Precision
European Precision

Available in standard configurations and custom designs.

WT Style Precision
WT Style Precision

Available in standard configurations and custom designs.

Conventional Tooling
Conventional Tooling

Available in standard configurations and custom designs.


Read More About Radius Bending

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“From the moment you take a steel pipe and weld it to a bar to make a DIY radius tool, you know you’re in for a long process of trial and error to get the right bend. When you order a radius tool from a tooling provider, you want the process to be more precise.

We understand that, and have extensive experience with radius bending that can help you get the bend you want the first time you try it.”

 

Contact Our Tooling Technicians

Our technically trained representatives are waiting to help you.

 

800-445-4518

bending@wilsontool.com

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