Inflatable bend forms against wrinkles
PVC tube can be bent in various ways. Usually, the tube is
heated and bent around a rigid former. A part is installed inside
the tube to prevent wrinkles at the bend. Sometimes, this is a
steel flat spring, or, in case of pipes with a large diameter, a
flexible rubber cylinder. Often, the methods used are impractical
or made of expensive materials.
Buitink developed a light weight inflatable bend former. Its
light weight means it is easy to use. In addition, it is made of
relatively inexpensive materials. The former is made of a gas-tight
core, which can be inflated to the desired pressure, and cloth made
of an inelastic material. Using this former, tubes with a large
diameter can be easily and quickly bent. The former can be custom
made. Contact us for more information.
If you need more information about inflatable bend formers, our
experts can give you adequate information and advice.
We like to advise in an early stage about possible applications
and technical feasibility. Call Buitink Technology: +31 316 25 08
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