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Affordable Pipe Bending Companies That Provide 5D Bends?

Not all pipe bending companies provide 5D bends and therefore you have to find a company that will. It’s important to find a balance between finding a company that can provide you with what you want at a price that you can afford. It’s easy to say that you are going to do the bends in-house, but finding a reliable, professional company can be more affordable, particularly when you can eliminate the need to train employees as well as potential accidents that can arise from the fabrication.

Contacting a company to find out what they are going to charge for the bending is critical. When you look at the bending, you have to be specific as to anything else that you may need as well, including rolled pipe. The more you get from a company, the more affordable it can be. To learn more about the types of pipes and sizing, click here: or call Bend-It today to discuss your needs with an experienced specialist.

Reviews on Pipe Bending Companies Who Offer 5D Bends?

Since all companies don’t provide 5D bends, you have to be confident that those that do are able to do it well. You don’t want to rely on what the company says they can do. Reviews can be found online to provide you with input from customers that have already used the companies. These reviews speak the truth pertaining to value, customer service, reliability, and various other details.

Read through some of the reviews to give you an in-depth look at what a company can provide you. At Bend-It, Inc. we have an array of positive reviews that highlight some of the reasons why many companies choose to work with us. We have a fast turnaround that’s guaranteed and have become the go-to company in Houston to offer 5D bending. Contact Bend-It now to learn how our team of professionals can help your company.

How to Find Custom Metal Bending Professionals That Offer 5D Bends?

There are various places where you can find pre-bent metal pipes, but they may not offer the diameter that you require. Just as you want a custom hot oil vaporizer coil, you want customizations on all of the metal that you need within your operation. You want to be specific on the types of alloys that you want to work with, the types of bends that you need, how the alloys need to be treated, and more.

Asking questions is critical to ensure you get what you need for your operations. You cannot afford to accept anything less than the best. If you are working with an alloy that does not deal well when heated, then you need cold bending. Not all companies offer this, which is why you need to find someone who is prepared to offer you customizations.

Contact Bend-It today for more information where we can take the time to provide you with custom fabrication on metal pipes, coils, and anything else that you may require.

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Published by on September 16, 2015

The 'D' in 5D and other standard pipe bend dimensions represents the outside diameter of the pipe as measured in inches. A bend radius gets multiplied by this outside diameter to find the type of bend needed to be made. For example, a 1.5D bend would feature a curve 1.5 times larger than the diameter of the pipe that's to be bent. Thus, if you were looking to bend a pipe 2 inches in diameter with a 1.5D bend, you would finish with a bend of 3 inches in radius. A 5D bend then is one that is significantly larger than the standards of 1D, 2D, and 3D. They result in larger radius coils that serve a variety of industry purposes. 

Where 5D Bends are Useful

The larger produced radius bends allow whatever is going to be flowing through piping, whether it's natural gas or water, to flow smoother with much less resistance, making it ideal for transporting high viscous fluids. The 5D bends also allow the pipe to reduce turbulence in comparison to other standard pipe bend dimensions. For this reason, 5D bends have long been the top choice for use in oil refineries and on oil fields, and depending on your job, they might be the bend dimension for you.

Professional bending services allow companies to specify their exact fabrication requirements and make use of the ideal alloys for their operating environment. Instead of worrying about precision engineering and suffering the material and labor cost of errors, Bend-IT works with you to provide custom 5D bends to existing pipe. Custom pipe bending services let you use pipes that are strong enough to meet physical demands and resistant enough for extreme levels of heat or cold. Changing shapes and geometry of all sorts can be accounted for and the pipe itself can be resistant to corrosion, saving clients from footing expensive replacement costs for their pipe with 5D bends.

When a pipe has 5D bends, the radius of the bend is five times the nominal diameter of the pipe itself. This means that a pipe with a 10 inch diameter will have a 50 inch bend radius. This specific level of engineering requires training and familiarity with the alloys used in the pipe itself. Bend-IT specializes in 5D bends and, unlike other companies that may only be able to offer 3D bends, has the expertise necessary to ensure a quality result every time.

Based in America with over two decades of experience, Bend-IT's 5D bends are performed by the best trained team in the pipe bending industry. With excellent workmanship you are guaranteed a pipe that performs exactly as you want that is tested to ensure your pipe performs exactly as it should. By offering comprehensive pipe services, 5D bends can be incorporated into a lower price as part of an overall pipe fabrication service. Our team of experts can design precisely what a client requires with guaranteed results. Some bends are simply not possible for lesser shops, such as cold bending for pipes that must function with freezing materials passing through them.

In addition to 5D bends, our services extend to full fabrication of pipes. This means that instead of just having the bend you want, you have full control over the production of the pipe. This is essential in many industries where consistency is required. While clients could adapt a pipe that has 5D bends that is already fabricated, this can be sloppy and not perform optimally under the conditions required. It is vital to consider a pipe as part of a larger system, and professionals like Bend-IT can identify potential flaws found in inferior piping and design.

Call our team of specialized experts today to receive a comprehensive analysis of your specific pipe needs. The best in the industry are waiting to help guarantee a perfect result and a satisfied client, every time.

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"Bend-It offered the high-quality, expert-precision custom metal bending services our company required, and we were beyond pleased with the fast turn-around times and professional customer service they provided. These folks are simply the best in the biz!"

– Jamie B.

"I was really excited about how quickly we got the quote. Not only that, but the work was finished efficiently and on-schedule. It's rare that I have been so pleased with both the speed of a job's completion and how well it was done. I would definitely choose BEND-IT again."

- Sally J.