Tidyco Tube Bending Services
Derby-based Tidyco, a supplier of hydraulic and pneumatic products to the UK rail industry for over 40 years; invests £150,000 in state-of-the-art machinery so as to introduce an additional tube bending service to market.

The CNC tube bending machine includes a programmable robotic measuring arm coupled with machine to machine (M2M) technology. The technology allows Tidyco to rationalise outsourcing activity so as to provide cost effective solutions to its client portfolio.

The expansion contributes towards Tidyco’s commitment to smart manufacturing, addressing topical industry 4.0 subject matters. Tidyco is appropriately Cyber Essentials certified.

  • New CNC tube bending machine
  • Complete with tube shaper measuring arm
  • Capable of bending most tubes from 6mm to 50mm
  • Also bends imperial or nominal bore pipe up to 2 inches
  • Robotic arm can measure any sample and create bend data
    Step file conversion
  • Capable of importing XYZ or LRA to YBC format
  • Engineering drawing conversion
  • Existing library of welding codes
  • Additional coding can be acquired upon request
  • Full material certification document supply

As well as adding additional product lines to its existing rail portfolio, the tube bending machinery also opens up opportunities within new markets.

To find out more about the Tidyco tube bending service provision please contact Tidyco's Production Director, Philip Mason on 01332 851 320 or email philip.mason@tidyco.co.uk.