Industry Applications

High Performance Racing

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We have customers making high performance racing exhaust for INDY and NASCAR. They use the HORN pipe bender to form extremely tight radius bends on Inconel and stainless steel alloys. The HORN CNC pipe bender and Semi-automatic tube bender are used. Read more about tube bending for automotive & racing applications here.

Department of Defense

HMT has built many machines for U.S. Department of Defense applications. From forward support to OEM benders, we can assist you with the right pipe bending machines and tooling for the job. Our company also provides assistance with ongoing pipe bender training and maintenance needs.

Shipyard

HMT pipe benders are built heavy duty and well suited to the applications and the challenging specifications associated with the ship yard industry. We understand the process and would like to assist your team with developing a world class shipyard pipe shop. Read more about tube benders for shipyard applications here.

Aerospace

HMT customers use our CNC pipe bender to form a variety of parts for aircraft and aerospace. These applications require tight radius thin wall alloy tube bending. Read more specifics on aircraft & helicopter tube bending applications here.

Auto Aftermarket

The HORN CNC tube bender is used for many different types of automotive aftermarket exhaust applications from headers to tail pipes. Our customers demand high quality bends with large production throughout for these tube bending applications. Read more about CNC tube bending machines for automotive applications here.

Auto Accessories

We have customers who make automotive accessories such as grill guards, roll bars and step bars. Our customers use many types of materials in these applications, including polished stainless, mild steel and aluminum alloys. The HORN CNC pipe bender with a range of model sizes and configurations is perfectly suited for this application.

Severe Duty Trucks

One of our customers is a leader in the severe duty truck market. They build military vehicles, fire trucks, snow plows and cement mixers. The HORN CNC tube bender is used for cab frames, hydraulic lines and all other types of tube handles, mirror brackets etc.

Exhaust Applications

We have customers who specialize in after market exhaust systems for diesel trucks. They bend 3.5″ to 5″ aluminized steel and stainless exhaust pipes. The heavy duty design of the HORN CNC tube bender is perfectly suited for this purpose.

Play Structures

We supply several of the largest playground equipment companies with tube benders. They make a variety of products from play structures to bike racks on their HORN CNC pipe bender.

Gym Equipment

HMT has several customers who make commercial gym equipment. Tread mills, stair steppers, weight machines and exercise bikes all have bent tubing formed on a HORN tube bender.

Motorcycle Parts

Horn Machine Tools has supplied CNC tube benders for making motorcycle parts, handle bars, exhaust, custom frames, seat rests and highway bars are a few of the products made with a HORN tube bender.Horn Machine Tools, Inc. has the experience and knowledge combined with exact machine and tooling combination you need for almost any tube bending application. We offer the following machines and services:
Horn USA made heavy duty CNC and semi-automatic tube benders
Horn Metric series tube benders with excellent performance and value
Multi-Systems tube measuring machines for non contact tube measuring
Horn Rebuilds and retro fits – Any tube bender model ½” to 10″ capacityComplete turn-key packages with bender, tooling, start-up and training

Construction

HMT customers in the construction equipment industry have enjoyed the flexibility and adaptability of HMT bending systems. We have supplied machines for bending cab structures in round, square and rectangle as well as custom profile shapes. Some of these applications require both draw and roll form bending in one setup.