TUBE FLATTENING, SHAPING, TRIMMING & PIERCING

For Tube Flattening, the punch press operation is a cost-effective way to produce a flat tube end for tubular assemblies. Using a dedicated die set, this process combines three separate operations, flattening the end of the tube, trimming the end corners, and piercing a hole pattern for fastening the tube. Due to the unique nature of our cutomer requirements, the tube flattening process requires a dedicated die set designed specifically to meet our customer’s needs.

Tube Bending & Fabricating Product Samples
Flattening Selection

As illustrated in the graphics, this process can also incorporate a variety of shapes by forming the flattened end. These shapes include cupped or curved ends

FLATTENED CENTER        FLATTENED TO ONE SIDE       BEND & FLATTENED

FLATTENED

FLATTENING STAKE

FLATTENING & FORM

FLATTENING, BEND

& CONCAVE

FLATTENING & BENT

SPECIAL FORM FOR

CROSS-OVER WITH HOLE

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