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bending u channel

Posted by littlemoretin (My Page) on
Sun, Feb 22, 09 at 13:51

Hi All:
I want to bend a inch stainless tin u channel to fit around a 4 inch radius right angle with as little deforming as I can achieve. If this cannot be done in stainless I could use brass and then have it chrome plated but stainless is preferred. What equipment do I need to do this and how do I proceed?

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RE: bending u channel

Heat is probably out because of the discolouring if that's an issue, I'm not too au fait with stainless in that regard but usually you want to cut a v out of it - I guess it'd be 90 degrees? then bend it, probably around some material to use as a die.

So in theory a hacksaw and some sort of vice.

RE: bending u channel

Exactly what are you making?

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