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Keith A. Williams January 1, 2011 at 7:26 pm

How do you bend small (1/8 or so) tubing without crimping?

Cedric January 2, 2011 at 1:33 am

1/8″ tubing is pretty small, for something like 1/4″ there are commercially made tube benders such as spring tube benders which are basically a tightly coiled spring with a flare on one end. The spring needs to be snug to the tube being bent. It is slipped on and simply grasped in both hands and bent to the desired angle. It is the twisted off the tube. Hopefully that’s some help.

Cedric April 27, 2011 at 11:15 am

This looks workable.

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