overbending

overbending

[¦ō·vər¦bend·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
Compensation for springback in metalforming by bending the material through a greater arc than that required for the finished part.
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New steels have required a change in die design, necessitating more durable die steels and overbending of panels due to their greater tendency to spring back.
The spring back angle also has to be calculated for overbending at final step.
This prevents overbending and provides enough wire for strain relief.
Overbending a metallic sheet compensates for springback by bending it farther than what is required for the finished product.
Some parts also require overbending and additional operations that must be built into the CAD data.
Half rounds, ellipses and cathedral shapes of high accuracy can be laminated, the company says, and overbending for springback, unlimited extended legs and fine tuning of shapes from 6-in.
Low-voltage boxes allow you to push the extra length of wire into the wall cavity without overbending them.
Likewise, heavy weight in the blank can produce overbending in the area of contact with the bending die, which will be reflected in the final part.