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IMPERIAL 470-FH TRIPLE HEAD 180° TUBING BENDER

$58.75/Each
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Part# 12-01042
MFR Model# 470-FH

Overview

The 470-FH Triple Head 180° Tube Bender bends 4 diameters of tubing with just one tool! It handles soft copper, aluminum and thin-walled steel tubing in 3/16", 1/4", 5/16" & 3/8" diameters. Like the heavy duty 464-FH, it features the patented ROTO-LOK™ two stage handle that allows east fabrication of bends up to 180°. It also features optimized bending grooves that allow the user to bend the tubing in the smallest radius possible to enable tighter turns and minimize the space taken by the bends. The Following tubing thickness can be bent on the 470FH tube bender:

• Soft copper - .030-.032" wall
• 304 Stainless Steel - .030-032" wall

Reviews

really like this bender. Nice smooth bends with no appreciable deforming of 3/8 soft tube. Index marks and clear instructions to help with angle and setback.

Terry S Verified Purchase

470-FH TRIPLE HEAD TUBE BENDER

August 3, 2021

Have not started the kit yet, do not know how the tube bender will function

Andrzej R Verified Purchase

470-FH TRIPLE HEAD TUBE BENDER

June 2, 2021

Makes great bends with tight radius. Like all tubing benders its a pain to use, but it does work better than any other I have used. Its also small and fits in the thin drawer in my tool cabinet. Would buy again.

Benjamin K
March 9, 2021

Just purchased this yesterday and it arrived today (less than 24 hours). Amazing service from AircraftSpruce! Thanks. The device is just as depicted and works well. Although there are no markings on the device itself for the 3/16 diameter the instructions indicate to use the 1/4 groove.

David D
January 20, 2015

Great product. Makes beautiful, precise bends every time with no gouging or marking of the tube like some other benders. The bend mark graduations are dead accurate too!

Copaair M
April 23, 2014

Good small radius bender for economical price. The triple head feature that provides smaller radius bends in the smaller diameter tubes is the best feature. The only downside is casting mold lines around the tube grooves are rough and need to be filed smooth to avoid denting the tubing.

Gary K
July 30, 2020

Worked great on 3/8 , 5052 aluminum. Good instructions. So so on 3/8 copper. A little ruffling(?) on the far side of a 180 bend.

Germaine J
August 16, 2018

Excellent bender. Using for 1/4 & 3/8 alum tubing (fuel and brake lines) while building RV14A. Accurate markings, but could be better labeled. Instructions are good, but small size and cheap paper.

Steve
January 5, 2018

Nice compact tool, the multi-position handle is a nice design feature. However, the cast in stop that pivots the head correctly broke off after very light use in thin wall stainless. The warranty is not very good, so I would stick to soft copper with this tool.

Michael
January 3, 2020

Works great for aluminum, but dont try using it for stainless fuel line. Like a few others, the handle necks down inside the handle locking tube, thats where it breaks leaving you unable to complete the job..

Chad
March 2, 2019

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