Process Bending
Bending is the plastic deformation of metals or plastics about a linear axis with little or no change in the surface area.

The various bend axes can be at angles to each other, but each axis must be linear and independent of the others, for the process to be classified as a true bending operation.

If the axes of deformation are not linear or not independent the process becomes one of drawing and/or stretching.
Danish Name Bukning
Category Mass conserving processes, Metal forming
Materials Metals Plastics
Typical products Cabinet
Price notes Relatively low cost tooling.
Photo Thomas Nissen (Computer graphics)
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