Tube Bender Comparison

Bender: Model 3 Model 32 Model 4
Type Manual or Hydraulic Manual or Hydraulic Manual or Hydraulic
Capacity 2" Round Tubing
1.5" Sch 40 Pipe
1.5" Square Tubing
2.5" Round Tubing
2" Sch 40 Pipe
2" Square Tubing
2.5" Round Tubing
2" Sch 40 Pipe
1.5" Square Tubing
Max Wall Thickness  .120 .250 for up to 2" OD
.120 up to 2 1/2" OD
.134
Solid Rod Up to 1" OD Up to 1.5" OD Up to 1.25" OD
Distance between bends Approximately 4-5" Approximately 4-5" Approximately 2-3" in same direction bends.
Description The Model 3 Bender is a high-quality and affordable bender that is great for race car builders and small fabrication shops. The Model 32 is an upgraded version of the Model 3. It is a heavier duty machine and can bend the largest OD and heaviest wall thickness. The Model 4 is easer and more versatile to use than M3 and M32 bender. It also has the special capabilities to do S-bends. The die does not rotate like the Model 3 and 32.