Material Stretching



The location of the neutral line ( K-Factor) varies depending on the material itself, radius of the bend, ambient temperature, direction of the material grain, and the method by which it is being bent , etc. The only true effective way of working out the correct bend allowance is to reverse engineer it by taking a measured strip of material, bending it , and then measuring the results.

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08 Oct 2012
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Weston Turner

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JohnDoyle[Admin] 10 years ago
Your debut calculation - I have awarded a 3 month extension to your XLC Pro subscription by way of thanks. [Admin]