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Old 04-15-2020, 09:12 AM
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I concur with Shade.

But I will add, in my previous job I had to bend some Alum Pipebfir a handrail. I found some old stuff in the rack that was probably 4-5 years old at least. It would start cracking at about 20- 30 degrees. Tried heating it up slightly, and got one or two done. But had to ok order new material to finish job, and the new material bent without a problem.

Somewhere I had read that aluminum will harden with age, and I attribute the older stock for most of the problems.

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