Curved Architectural Aluminium Louvres and Solar Shading

Curved Architectural Aluminium Louvres and Solar Shading

Bending aluminium Solar Shading There are many names for the aluminium window shading options, solar shading, Brise Solei, Louvers, all are aluminium shading options that can be curved to suit the façade or form creative designs that serve a purpose. There are many...
Bending Aluminium to a Template

Bending Aluminium to a Template

Bending Aluminium Extrusions to a Template   In the past we’ve discussed what references we bend to. Today we will discuss in detail the benefits and drawbacks of bending to a template. Including ways to improve your template to ensure the best possible...
Aluminium Bending for Electric Vehicle Parts

Aluminium Bending for Electric Vehicle Parts

Use of curved aluminium has made great strides for Electric car manufacturers     Over recent years electric cars have risen in popularity and this trend shows no sign of slowing down. The electric car market is set to be worth nearly £1 trillion by the year...
Bending Aluminium with a Tangent

Bending Aluminium with a Tangent

Curving Aluminium Extrusions with Tangents   In the aluminium section bending industry there are few things as deceptively difficult as bending with a tangent or straight. Not all aluminium benders are able to offer tangent bending as manually adjusting is often...
Surface Treatment – Anodising or Powder Coating

Surface Treatment – Anodising or Powder Coating

Extrusion Bending Tips – Surface Treatment   Surface Treatment Choosing the correct aluminium surface treatment can be a tricky question when designing for a project. The type of surface treatment can have a big impact on production and the final look of...
FAQ: Can you Bend T6 Aluminium?

FAQ: Can you Bend T6 Aluminium?

Question: We need to bend T6 aluminium without cracking, Is this possible?   Answer: T6 aluminium is hardened through artificial aging that causes particles within the metal to be spread evenly throughout the grain structure of the metal. Once the particles...
Free your Creativity with Curved Aluminium

Free your Creativity with Curved Aluminium

Architects and Designers are always looking for the new big development that allows them to flex their creativity. Aluminium bending is one of the services that truly broaden the horizons of what is possible. We have been provided with a number of opportunities where...
Easter Update

Easter Update

We’re all very excited for the upcoming Easter Holidays. Please note that our factory will be closed from Friday 2nd of April and will be back in on Tuesday 6th of April. For any enquiries during this time please email and it will be responded...
Bending Architectural Aluminium

Bending Architectural Aluminium

Architectural and Structural Aluminium Bending   The architectural industry is constantly evolving. Architects and designers are always looking for new, innovative and modern materials to use for their projects. Architectural aluminium use has been on a steady...
Basics of Aluminium Extrusion Bending – Profile Design

Basics of Aluminium Extrusion Bending – Profile Design

Learn the Basics of Aluminium Extrusion Bending   An incredible amount of finesse and skill goes into the process of aluminium bending. Many factors go into what is possible and what will cause problems. Today we have decided to break down a few of the key design...
Alubend Joins ALFED

Alubend Joins ALFED

  Alubend are proud to announce that we will be joining ALFED.     ALFED are an organisation that brings together the knowledge of aluminium throughout the various industries inside the UK. They connect the most innovative aluminium producers, extruders...
Controlled Twisting of Aluminium Profiles

Controlled Twisting of Aluminium Profiles

Aluminium bending is a rather niche industry, even more niche is the process of controlled twisting of aluminium profiles.     Controlled twisting aluminium sections is not a simple task. Often, during the aluminium bending process, some amount of accidental...
Bending Heat Sink Profiles

Bending Heat Sink Profiles

Bending Heat Sink Profiles   Bending Aluminium heat sink profiles is a delicate process that requires serious attention to detail. Much care must be taken to ensure the bends are to the correct radius while not ruining the functionality of the heat sink. While...
Covid Update: Open for Business

Covid Update: Open for Business

Welcome to 2021   We’ve had a refreshing break and we’re back to work providing the most impressive aluminium extrusion bending in the world. As an essential service, our factory has taken key steps to ensure our staff remain safe while continuing to...
Christmas Holidays Update

Christmas Holidays Update

It’s nearly Christmas and many here at Alubend are taking a well deserved break for the holidays. We are breaking up on the 24th and will be returning on the 4th of January. Until then, we have a small group on standby that can support you with any questions regarding...