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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.The machine is capable of generating over 265,000 lb-ft (360,000 Nm) of torque and can bend piping up to 8 inches NPS – with…