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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ'S)

 

Product Questions

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I need tooling.  Where do I start?

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Do I need a mandrel?

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Do I need a wiper?

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Who specifies the tools I need:  Bend Tooling or me?

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Does Bend Tooling use name-brand or "generic" aluminum-bronze for its mandrels and wipers?

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I know exactly what I need in tooling.  In that case isn't my in-house tool room or local job shop a better bargain than Bend Tooling?

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I'm a machine-builder.  Does Bend Tooling manufacture OEM tooling?

Technical Questions
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I need information about tube-bending.  Where do I go?

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I do high-quality tube-bending.  Don't I need traditional solid-body mandrels and wipers?

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I use split style links for my mandrels.  What are the advantages of Bend Tooling's poppet style links?

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What do I need to know about the feathered edge of a wiper die?

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I need my bending dies to last.  Why wouldn't I want through-hardened tool steel dies?

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Each rotary-draw tooling set-up is unique.  So isn't experience a better guide than the 4-Step Set-up procedure?

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How do I set up my mandrel?

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How do I set up my wiper die?

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How do I troubleshoot a tube-bending problem?

Customer Service Questions
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Whom do I contact at Bend Tooling for help?

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How do I request price and delivery for Bend Tooling products?

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How do I apply for credit with Bend Tooling?

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How do I place an order for Bend Tooling products?

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What information does Bend Tooling need to process my order?

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Can I pay for my order with a credit card or corporate purchase card?

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How do I get the status of an order I placed with Bend Tooling?

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How do I track an order Bend Tooling has shipped to me?

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Whom do I talk to if I have a problem?

Questions about Bend Tooling
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How long has Bend Tooling been in business?

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What is Datafacturing?

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Does Bend Tooling manufacture the products it sells?

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Does Bend Tooling do any tube-bending?

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Is Bend Tooling ISO9001 registered?

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Is Bend Tooling Section 8(a) qualified?

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MAIL TO: Bend Tooling Inc. ~ 1009 Ottawa Avenue, N.W. ~ Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503, U.S.A.

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