minimum bend radius


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minimum bend radius

[′min·ə·məm ¦bend ′rād·ē·əs]
(metallurgy)
The minimum radius through which a piece of metal can be bent to form a given angle without fracturing.
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This minimum bend radius may be tighter than you expect.
of minimum bend radius per inch of hose ID, the product is suited for transfer of refined fuels such as commercial gasoline and diesel, oils, and other petroleum products.
It has a minimum bend radius of 1.5D and can travel at up to 8.3 ft/second.
Designed to operate up to 26.GHz, the 190 cable assemblies offer a minimum bend radius of 1.1 in.
(The minimum bend radius is typically six to eight times the outer diameter, depending on the manufacturer.) One way to avoid kinking and overbending is to use bend sleeves ($2).
Pathways and cable-management accessories should maintain a minimum bend radius of four times the cable diameter for copper cable.
Wires cannot exceed the minimum bend radius as outlined by the manufacturer in IPC-A-610, Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies.
has a bend radius of 100 feet, versus a mud motor with a minimum bend radius of 365 feet, allowing the operator to more precisely maneuver the R.A.T.T.
A smaller diameter and minimum bend radius, combined with low dielectric constant materials, allows more signal lines per area.
Another factor is the flat belt's flexure and minimum bend radius. The minimum radius that a flat belt can be bent around a driver disk without damage depends largely on the belt's thickness and, to a lesser extent, its composition.
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