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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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Straightening of Tubing, Metalworking: Sheet Forming, Vol 14B, ASM Handbook, Edited By S.L. Semiatin, ASM International, 2006, p 483–486,

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