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Electric Free-Form Bending Iron

BENDINGIronProSPBPS400
BENDINGAidSPBS400
A DIFFICULT BEND: Using a heat blanket between the wood and the bending aid (SPBS) to heat both sides of the wood at the same time.

A cast aluminium, teardrop-shaped bending iron designed by Irving Sloane. This updated version has a chrome-like finish, great for sliding the wood against the iron. The iron itself is 6 1/2" long and 3 3/16" in cross section. Width in cross section is 2 1/8" at the widest point. The small side of the iron is particularly useful for small radius bending. The variable heat setting is helpful for finding the optimum heat setting at which various woods will bend. It's mounted on a hardwood base that has a large hole drilled through it for clamping either vertically or horizontally to your bench. The best bending iron around!

The 220v version of our bending iron comes with an International style 2-prong plug. The International Adaptor Kit (SPBLP) will accept this plug and adapt it to almost every country's plug configuration.

CAUTION: Never leave this bending iron on high heat
for more than one minute as it may damage the heating element.

Aluminum Heating Bands (sold separately)
For bending laminates and purflings, we offer these aluminum bands to use with the Bending Iron (SPBPS). These bands, which fit the pipe, support the bend and help transfer heat.

Bending Aid (sold separately)
Our stainless steel bending aid makes bending on a pipe or iron a breeze. The hinged handles give you more control and a cooler grip. We still recommend that you use gloves when bending to avoid accidental burns.


BENDINGAlumHeatingBandsSPBPSB400
Aluminum heating bands, SPBPSB



SKU Product Name In Stock Each  
SPBPS Electric free-form bending iron Yes $177.40
SPBPS220 Electric free-form bending iron, 220 volt (International) Yes $180.50
SPBS Bending Aid, 5" x 18", .012" stainless steel Yes $30.75
SPBPSB Aluminum heating bands - 2 per pack Yes $18.85
SPBPS-EL Replacement heating element, 110 volt Yes $38.95
SPBPS-EL220 Replacement heating element, 220 volt (International) Yes $38.95
SPBPSG Replacement gasket for bending iron Yes $5.65