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Precision tube bending takes next step in evolution

Precision tube bending takes next step in evolution
Groundbreaking software to manage the tube bending process from programming to production is being launched by Unison - the pioneers of all-electric CNC tube bending technology. Its latest software tools package provide significant progress in three areas: simulation, machine programming flexibility, and data collection. The resulting optimisation and versatility of tube bending will help tubular part manufacturers to substantially boost the productivity of operations.
1st March 2016

Bend that tube exactly the way you want it

Bend that tube exactly the way you want it
Unison will release groundbreaking new machine control software at MACH. Among numerous new features are an extended 'teach' facility giving users unprecedented access to the underlying machine control code - effectively allowing virtually any aspect of machine operation to be controlled. All a user needs to do is right-click on the relevant part of any tube bending program, and the underlying code is presented in an easy to understand and editable form, allowing rapid changes to be made.
19th January 2016

Powerful all-electric pipe bending machine swings into action

Unison has installed and commissioned the world’s largest and most powerful all-electric pipe bending machine, at the Norwegian offshore and maritime services company, Westcon Yard AS. Capable of generating a colossal 660,000 Nm of continuous, servo-controlled torque, the custom-designed machine will be used for precision bending of thick-walled carbon steel pipes up to 10 inches (273 mm) in diameter.
1st December 2015


Custom all-electric tube bender will accelerate right-first-time production for precision metal fabricator

Custom all-electric tube bender will accelerate right-first-time production for precision metal fabricator
Unison’s new North American support office in Asheville, NC, has received its first order for an all-electric CNC tube bending machine, just five weeks after opening. The order was placed by Byers Precision Fabricators, Inc., of Hendersonville, NC, for a versatile dual-head machine that is capable of meeting a diverse range of tube and pipe bending needs.
21st September 2015

Custom tube bender eliminates cut-off waste of tubular parts for exercise machines

Custom tube bender eliminates cut-off waste of tubular parts for exercise machines
Unison has won an order for a custom-designed tube bending machine and special tooling from Cybex International. Incorporating a unique servo-driven wiper die mount, the machine has been specifically designed to enable Cybex to reduce waste material costs by eliminating the need to cut shorter tubular parts to length after bending.
28th July 2015

Accurate and cost effective tube bending - a new machine concept from unison

Accurate and cost effective tube bending - a new machine concept from unison
Unison launches what it believes is a new category of tube bending machine designed to substantially lower the cost and skill level required to produce precision tubular parts in small volumes. Target sectors for the new machine - which can bend tube diameters of up to 2 inches/50 mm - include shipbuilding, and equipment for oil, gas and other processing sectors.
26th June 2015

Unison receives its Queen's Award

Unison receives its Queen's Award
Directors of the tube bending machine manufacturer Unison have received the Queen's Award for Enterprise from The Lord Lieutenant of North Yorkshire, Barry Dodd. 
15th June 2015

Ultra-powerful all-electric pipe bender starts operations at US shipbuilder

Ultra-powerful all-electric pipe bender starts operations at US shipbuilder
Unison has commissioned what is believed to be the largest all-electric tube bending machine ever produced, at Newport News Shipbuilding - supplier of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and submarines to the US Navy.
1st April 2015

Precision Aerospace Engineers Choose Unison Tube Bending Technology

Precision Aerospace Engineers Choose Unison Tube Bending Technology
Unison has won a significant order for tube bending machinery from the precision aerospace engineering company, Supercraft. The machinery will help Supercraft to expand operations at its new manufacturing facility in Brough, UK, in preparation for contracts recently secured from major aerospace customers. It will also provide the software flexibility needed to enhance productivity of specialist low volume parts through use of ‘closed-loop’ manufacturing techniques.
17th March 2015

Nurturing The Brunels And Faradays Of Tomorrow ...Scarborough Brings STEM To Life For Uk Youngsters

Nurturing The Brunels And Faradays Of Tomorrow ...Scarborough Brings STEM To Life For Uk Youngsters
Scarborough's annual Engineering Week event aimed at encouraging youngsters to consider careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) has just held its most successful event - attracting over 3000 schoolchildren and young students.
21st October 2014

Software offers pre-production tools for laser tube cutting

Software offers pre-production tools for laser tube cutting
The CAD/CAM software TubeWorks has been enhanced to provide tubular metal fabricators with powerful pre-production tools for laser cutting, as well as tube bending. Available from Unison and devloped by 3DCompound, TubeWorks is a specialist add-in module for the popular SolidWorks mechanical CAD package.
16th September 2014

Unison announces speed-optimized tube bending machine

Unison today launches a new generation of its all-electric bending machine featuring mechanical architecture and control software improvements that substantially reduce tubular part fabrication times. The redesign reduces the time required for all the intermediate handling and movement of the tooling configuration tasks the machine performs before and after a bend by as much as 40%.
28th June 2013

Right-first-time tube bending technology to be highlighted at Farnborough

Right-first-time tube bending technology to be highlighted at Farnborough
The benefits of all-electric tube bending machines for precision aerospace manufacturing applications will be highlighted by Unison at the 2012 Farnborough International Airshow. Unison machines feature a bending system based on precision digitally controlled servomotors. This all-electric architecture provides significant performance benefits in terms of rapid and repeatable software-based set-up, and lower energy consumption and noise, compared with traditional hydraulically powered machinery.
15th May 2012

2012 IS A RECORD YEAR FOR SCARBOROUGH-BASED MACHINE MANUFACTURER

2012 IS A RECORD YEAR FOR SCARBOROUGH-BASED MACHINE MANUFACTURER
2012 is set to be a groundbreaking year for the Scarborough-based builder of tube bending machines, Unison. In the first quarter alone, the company has tripled the size of its order book and the rate it is building machines compared to the same period last year.
4th May 2012

ALL-ELECTRIC TUBE BENDING MACHINES SET TO HELP SPECIALIST FABRICATOR ACCELERATE PRODUCTION OF HIGH ACCURACY PARTS

Unison has supplied two all-electric tube bending machines to tube fabrication specialist Iracroft, to help meet the company’s expanding production needs for high accuracy parts. The machines – 30 mm and 40 mm models from Unison’s Breeze range – have just been commissioned at Iracroft’s facilities in Blandford, UK.
21st October 2011

Unison supports world motorcycle land speed record attempt

Unison is helping the Angelic Bulldog Project – an attempt on the world motorcycle land speed record – by creating the roll cage for the streamliner bike. Unison's work included the manufacture of custom tooling to accommodate the unique shape of the bike, together with the bending of various tube sections on a precision all-electric bending machine.
21st September 2011

Glittering Engineering Careers Begin in Yorkshire

For the third year running, Scarborough's leading precision engineering companies are organising a fun event aimed at teenage students considering careers in engineering. Scarborough Engineering Week 2011 takes place at The Scarborough Spa from the 10th to 12th of October. Exhibits include innovative engineering from the past and present - and hopefully the future as well. For instance, there will be a wooden 1920s coach - rebuilt by apprentices - a modern Formula 1 racing car and speedy JCB Fastrac off-road vehicles, plus a preview of the 'Angelic Bulldog' motorcycle that's being built to try and break the world land speed record.
12th September 2011

ROTATING-HEAD TUBE BENDER PRODUCES ULTRA-COMPLEX PART SHAPES IN ONE FAST AUTOMATIC CYCLE

ROTATING-HEAD TUBE BENDER PRODUCES ULTRA-COMPLEX PART SHAPES IN ONE FAST AUTOMATIC CYCLE
Today, the all-electric tube bending machine innovator Unison launches a machine with a novel rotating tool head that allows left- and right-hand bending to be performed in one rapid and continuous automatic cycle. The development greatly enhances both the ability to fabricate extremely complex tubular shapes, and to increase production throughput.
4th August 2011

TUBE BENDING TOOLING CALCULATOR FOR THE IPHONE

TUBE BENDING TOOLING CALCULATOR FOR THE IPHONE
A unique calculator for evaluating bending machine tooling is now available for the Apple iPhone. Developed by tube bending machinery specialist Unison, the calculator enables users to quickly and easily determine the tooling needed for performing a particular bending task on any type or make of tube bender.
13th July 2011

UNISON TO SUPPORT VTUBE SOFTWARE IN THE UK - powerful software accelerates fabrication of tubular part shapes

The tube bending machinery specialist Unison has won UK distribution rights for the VTube-STEP and VTube-LASER software packages from Advanced Tubular Technologies.
4th July 2011


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