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Swagelok Allentown

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Swagelok Advanced Tube Bending

advanced tube bending

Swagelok Advanced Tube Bending



  • Optimize your tube installations by learning practical tube bending techniques


  • Explain three variables that must be considered when bending tube
  • Describe springback, how it affects the bending process, and ways to compensate for it
  • Identify the components of the Swagelok hand tube bender
  • Explain the purpose of the straight tube length mark on the name plate
  • Explain minimum length of the last leg and describe how this length can be used
  • Explain the purpose of the three types of marks used in the Swagelok method of tube bending
  • Calculate the length of tube used in an offset given all necessary information required to make the calculation
  • Bend tubing into a shape as specified by a template using the Swagelok method bend data, and tube bender
  • Identify five potential bend defects and explain their causes

Who Should Attend

  • Fabricators, installers, technicians, contractors, engineers and managers involved in designing and constructing tubing runs for process and analytical instrumentation systems

Additional Information

Available in 2-, 3- and 4-day options, with each day adding important new skills:

  • 2-Day Course: Receive full instruction on using hand tube benders up to ½” diameter
  • 3-Day Course: Add detailed education on using bench-top tube benders
  • 4-Day Course: Augment your skills further with training on how to use electric tube bending equipment

If you're interested in a briefer refresher course covering the fundamentals of reducing connections and leak points with some focus on bending techniques, learn more about our Swagelok Essentials Tube Bending training.



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