Today and 4/20 every year we celebrate the PHI 420 tube and pipe bender! PHI’s 420 bending machine is a stalwart for the U.S. military and especially for the U.S. Air Force and its fleets of aircraft. Many other aerospace and space transportation companies use the 420 to get precise and accurate bends. The 420 […]
Flaring of tubing demonstration using a PHI 2CPV End Finishing Machine.
You’ll need to square and deburr tube / pipe prior to performing beading or flaring end finishing. Tube ends ends may be rough and uneven from cutting. Squaring creates a flat, perpendicular surface on the end and deburring ensures there are no burrs to interfere in joining or disrupt any subsequent forming process. Even if […]
This month 35 years ago, PHI (then a division of Tulip Corp.) acquired the machine tool division of Conrac Corp. The Los Angeles Times concisely reported the business transaction:
Squaring and deburring of tubing demonstration using a PHI 2CPV End Finishing Machine.
The Van Stone System (or Vanstone) is an easier, cheaper, and technically superior flanging system. The process is also widely known as the “Conrac.”
PHI is proud to announce shipment of four of its 210 Type A Synchro Benders to the U.S. Navy.