Got something with a bend in it?

Since the dawn of construction humans have found that they will need to bend something. Nature abhors a straight line as they say but sometimes the natural bend in a substance is just not what we need. If you have something in the home that has a calculated bend in it the chances are it has been created on a series of Bending Machines. You can see some examples of the various types at Cotswold Machinery Sales.

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There are many types of bending machines that are all used for different bending purposes. There are times when a product design for something motorised needs a specific piece of bent material. This is where the bedding machine comes in, In some cases the machine is a simple hand operated device that is able to bend a piece of metal or plastic when it is in a malleable state, This is usually when it has been heated up.

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However whilst this is perfectly acceptable for wall mounted brackets and the like there are some bends that require precision work. This where a computer aided machine comes into use. A computer aid bending machine will accurately calculate the precise angle of the bend that the metal must take. If it is to house or be a part of a delicate piece of equipment then you cannot be too careful to leave it in the hands of a human. If they are off by a few millimeters then the whole project could be scrapped as unworkable.