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...
Aluminium Bending Capacity Calculator

Aluminium Bending Capacity Calculator

How Tight can you Bend this Aluminium Section? When setting up a project with curved aluminium sections it is important to know what is possible with regards to how tight a radius can be for that section. Decisions made in the extrusion or profile stage can have huge...
Bending Powder Coated Extrusions

Bending Powder Coated Extrusions

Curved Powder Coated Aluminium Extrusions   Powder coating is a fantastic way to finish an extruded aluminium product. The wide range of colours, easily matched RAL colour codes and protective layer make it a great fit for window and door frames. Ritver Paints...
Can you Bend Aluminium U Channels

Can you Bend Aluminium U Channels

How do you bend extruded aluminium U channels?   In the field of aluminium extrusion bending few things can be as difficult as bending an aluminium U channel. The asymmetrical shape leads to a very high tendency for the section to warp or deform, usually resulting in...
Bending Anodised Extrusions

Bending Anodised Extrusions

Curved Anodised Aluminium Extrusions   Curved anodised aluminium extrusions can add a stunning look to a structure or installation. The unique anodised finish compliments bending aluminium very well. Naturally, when creating a product that is anodised, the...
Christmas Update for our Aluminium Bending Service

Christmas Update for our Aluminium Bending Service

It’s that time of the year again and despite the difficulties of the year the festive spirit is in the air. Our Telford factory is in the process of finishing off our last orders for the year before our Christmas Break and we would like to thank all of our...