Deburring after tube drilling

There are many reasons why someone may want to drill a hole in a piece of tubing. It could be to create a specific product like a heat exchanger or silencer. Or, it may be simply to mount a section of tube to create something like a handrail. Sometimes tubes need to be held in place so they can’t move around. This is common with plumbing. In any case, accuracy is very important with tube drilling. Continue reading

What tube end finish do you want?

A tube can be a very dynamic component, especially when you consider how many options there are for adapting and finishing it. You have the most choice in terms of the end forming. While a standard end may be fine, it is a good idea to remember there are lots of other choices. For example you may want to flare or expand it. Or, you may decide tube swaging or reduction is better for your needs. Whatever you choose, it is important you get a professional service. Continue reading

Maintaining the grain structure with tube reduction

At Multiform Tubes Ltd we provide an array of services to adapt tubing. Our team can work with different metals and have the right equipment to offer tube reduction, expansion, bending, and more. Our aim is to deliver the very best results every time. One way we do this is by taking care to protect the grain structure of the materials. This can preserve their mechanical properties and characteristics. Continue reading

Think about what tools are best for the job

Tube swagingOur speciality at Multiform Tubes Ltd is primarily the manipulation of tubes. We don’t just work on them in one or two ways however. We use a plethora of techniques to achieve the right results. Among them, we have experience with tube swaging. Thanks to this, we can help create products like heating and furniture components, as well as transportation fittings and more. Continue reading

Dealing with thermal tube expansion and the factors involved

Tube expansionMost materials naturally expand when they are hot and contract with the cold. Pipes and tubes are no different. Purposely expanding pipes can be beneficial and make them better for many uses. For example, this can help them fit better with other products. Multiform Tubes Ltd are experts in tube expansion as well as many other manipulation services. This makes us the team you can depend on for your needs. However, our process does not use heat. Continue reading