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Bend To Mold Line Distance Calculation


Bend To Mold Sheet Metal Line Distance Calculator determines the bend line to mold allowance when forming sheet metal.

 

Inside Bend Radius (R) (Inches) :
Thickness (T) (inches) :
Angle(a) Must be > 90 and < 180 degrees :

 

 

 

Distance to Mold Line (D):

Most sheet metal materials will conform to the calculations.

Bend radius

Bend radius is measured to the inside curvature, the bend radius is the minimum radius one can bend a pipe, tube, sheet, cable or hose without kinking it, damaging it, or shortening its life. Smaller bend radius means greater is the material flexibility, when the radius of curvature decreases, the curvature increases.