Safely Perform Guided Bend Tests


  • Performs weld coupon bending tests
  • Horizontal or vertical use
  • Optional choice of die and plunger sets to meet ASME or API code
  • Comes standard with .375 ASME die and plunger set
  • For field or shop applications
  • Portable
  • Manufactured in the USA


15 Ton Strap Bender Cutsheet
15 Ton Strap Bender Parts List

Sawyer’s 15 Ton Strap Bender

Model 273-15

Sawyer’s 15 Ton Guided Strap Bender is the solution for weld inspection and tensile testing equipment; whether in the field or in the shop. This iron horse tester is capable of performing face, root or side bend tests. With the improved plating and powder coating for corrosion resistance, you can be sure this weld testing equipment will safely perform guided bend testing for years to come.

The 15 Ton Strap Bender is a highly portable piece of destructive weld testing equipment. The Strap Bender works horizontally or vertically, making it an extremely versatile guided bend tensile tester. With a .375 (3/8”) ASME die and plunger set that comes standard this iron horse tester is sure to meet all your weld joint bend testing equipment needs. Optional accessories for the 15 Ton Strap Bender, include .250 (1/4″) ASME, .500 (1/2″) ASME and 1104 API die and plunger sets and a Power Team electric or pneumatic pump.

Sawyer’s line of weld testing equipment combines the dependability of Power Team hydraulics with Sawyer ingenuity and quality craftsmanship. These weld inspection machines are the first choice for many technical colleges, welding shops and pipeline inspectors because of the portability and ease of use. For the best in destructive weld testing equipment, Sawyer is the only option.