About Tube Bend Radius Calculator (Formula)
The tube bend radius formula is used to calculate the minimum radius that a tube can be bent without causing damage or deformation to the tube.
The formula is:
R = 2 * D, where R is the bend radius and D is the outside diameter of the tube.
The bend radius is important to consider when designing and manufacturing products that involve bending tubes, as a bend radius that is too small can cause the tube to kink or collapse, while a bend radius that is too large can be inefficient and add unnecessary material costs.
The bend radius also plays a role in determining the minimum bend radius that a tube can withstand while still maintaining its structural integrity. The smaller the bend radius, the greater the stress on the tube and the more likely it is to fail.
The greater the bend radius, the less stress on the tube and the more likely it is to maintain its structural integrity.