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 […]
PHI Flaring Demo Video – 2CPV
Flaring of tubing demonstration using a PHI 2CPV End Finishing Machine.
About Squaring and Deburring of Tubing
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 In History: PHI acquires Conrac Corp. machine tool division
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:
PHI Squaring and Deburring Demo Video
Squaring and deburring of tubing demonstration using a PHI 2CPV End Finishing Machine.
Flanging: Conrac’s Van Stone System
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 Provides Synchro Benders to U.S. Navy
PHI is proud to announce shipment of four of its 210 Type A Synchro Benders to the U.S. Navy.