Forming Tubes

tube forming animationMagnetic pressing is the ideal forming method to use when a tube needs to be pressed radially.  The pressing can either compress the tube, as shown in the animation, or expand the tube by placing the coil inside the tube.

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Here are some examples of how tubes can be formed.
Use your imagination, and these simple operations can be applied to many, many forming applications.

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