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bend

(bend) a flexure or curve; a flexed or curved part.
varolian bend  the third cerebral flexure in the developing fetus.
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With capacity of 80 tons/hr, the conveying system consists of Pelletron's pellcon3 system, comprising the Strandphase conveying unit (a technology intermediate between dense-phase and dilute-phase conveying), Pellbow pipe bends, and a deduster for fines removal.
Under an agreement, BRISMET will supply approximately six miles of fusion bond epoxy-coated pipe with pipe bends, fittings and flanges.
New Linatex preformed hose bends are intended as a replacement for hard-walled pipe bends in slurry transfer pipelines and are claimed to provide significant wear life improvement over standard metal pipe, particularly when abrasion wear and vibration are issues.
For efficient viewing inside complex assemblies, the VideoFlex Series videoscope has a tight bending radius and a steerable four-way, 150-degree articulated tip that allows smooth manipulation around corners, through pipe bends, and past blockages.