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Metalworking: Sheet Forming

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S.L. Semiatin
S.L. Semiatin
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Straightening of Tubing

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483 - 486
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August 21, 2006


Tubing of any cross-sectional shape can be straightened by using various equipment and techniques. This article provides a discussion on principal factors that influence the procedures and tooling of tube straightening. It describes the tooling and application of different types of tube straightening techniques, namely, press straightening, parallel-roll straightening, two-roll rotary straightening, multiple-roll rotary straightening, and ovalizing in rotary straighteners.

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2006. "Straightening of Tubing", Metalworking: Sheet Forming, S.L. Semiatin

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