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Hydraulic press bending


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Hi, I need to bend some 1/8"-3/8" thick Stainless steel rods into 1/2"
diameter or 5/8" diameter circles for earrings in body jewelry… i
can bend the 1/8"-1/4" by hand, but need a hydraulic press to bend
the larger sizes… does anyone know where i can get a set of forming
blocks to bend this rod into circles? also, does anyone know the best
way of going about doing this? i have been wrapping the wire around a
dowel by hand and then cutting them and finishing the ends, but i
would like to cut them first and finish the ends on my lathe…
they’d look much better that way… any help on this subject would be
appreciated… thanks…

David Basile
Gen-X Jewelry
www.gen-xjewelry.com