Critical Defense Facility Chooses Pines #8

Government inspectors recently witnessed a parts run-off of a new #8 NC bender for use at a U.S. Navy shipyard. Tests included bending 2-6-inch NPS pipe with a variety of pipe schedules and material types. Test samples were checked to meet ovality and wall thinning specifications. After machine installation Pines will repeat the test bend run-off before final customer acceptance.