What Are Pipe Benders for Roll Cages?


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Pipe benders are tools that permanently bend pipes that may be used in the creation of a protective roll cage for the inside of a race car. Roll cages are designed to keep the top of the car from crushing in the event of a rollover.

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Pipe benders are usually stand along pieces of equipment capable of exerting great force on a cool or hot piece of pipe to bend it from a straight line into a curved angle. This allows for the creation of angled bars that are welded together to create a roll cage that is bolted to the interior of the race car, notes StangTV.

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