RealCareer™ Bend Tester

How do you conduct a bend test? How do you qualify a bend-tested weld? Why is such knowledge important to potential employers? Answer these questions and more with the RealCareer™ Bend Tester and curriculum. Designed with education in mind, this 8-ton hydraulic, manual-guided bend test fixture allows educators to conduct destructive weld testing in a classroom as well as a welding lab. Additionally, comprehensive curriculum, classroom posters, and supporting materials are included.

Use the Bend Tester and curriculum to:

  • Address welding safety and Welding Procedure Specifications
  • Teach nondestructive and destructive weld testing
  • Prepare for, conduct and qualify bend tests
  • Explore welding career paths

NOTE: When you place an order containing this item, the Realityworks Account Services department will contact you with important instructions about receiving your shipment. Deliveries requiring a lift gate truck will incur an additional $125 fee.


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  • Bend tester
  • Plungers (1/2″, 1″ and 1 1/2″)
  • Jack handle
  • 8-lesson curriculum
  • 2 posters
  • Instructor Guide
  • 1-year limited warranty


Bend Tester Curriculum Overview

Alignment and Crosswalk Documents

Trade Skills Curriculum Overview


  • Tabletop size for shop or off-site portability
  • 3 plungers
  • Adjustable feet
  • Auto-close safety cover with auto latch
  • Bends 1/8″ plate, 1/4″ plate and 3/8″ plate
  • Conforms to AWS D1.1 test specifications


  • Weight: 93 lbs (42.1 kg)
  • Height: 24.5″ (622 mm)
  • Width: 13.75″ (350 mm)
  • Depth: 11″ (280 mm)


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