New UNE6-2i Independent Spindle Gundrilling Machine Designed for Accuracy and Productivity in Medical Applications

Press Release Summary:

  • Perform high-precision gundrilling to tight tolerances in holes up to 20 mm in diameter
  • Manufacturers are able to take advantage of intuitive operation and controls, short lead times and simple installation
  • Easily handles prototyping, job shop and medium volume production environments

Original Press Release:

UNISIG to Spotlight Deep Hole Drilling Technology and Automation at EASTEC

Menomonee Falls, Wis., March 11, 2019 – For applications across a full range of industries, UNISIG will highlight deep hole drilling machine technology along with deep hole drilling automation solutions at EASTEC in West Springfield, Massachusetts. From May 14-16 in booth 1235, UNISIG will have technical experts on hand to discuss specific deep hole drilling systems for gundrilling, BTA drilling and related processes used in the firearms, medical, aerospace and other industries. Such systems include the company’s new UNE6-2i independent spindle gundrilling machine designed for extreme accuracy and productivity in medical applications.

UNE series machines include technology for accurate and efficient drilling along with smart controls for intuitive setup and operation, all within a cost-effective production platform. The machines perform high-precision gundrilling to tight tolerances in holes up to 20 mm in diameter and easily handle prototyping, job shop and medium volume production environments. Manufacturers are able to take advantage of intuitive operation and controls, short lead times and simple installation, and can increase machine potential with a robot ready option.

EASTEC show visitors seeking automation will learn how UNISIG expertly designs and integrates solutions into deep hole drilling machine systems to increase efficiency in manufacturing processes. The company offers automation that is flexible, machine mounted or custom designed.

Typical automation applications in the company’s key industries include part handling and loading, automatic tool management and robotic cell integration. Automation is integrated into machine designs and offers intuitive operation while providing improvements in productivity for manufacturers.


Headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, UNISIG is a world leading manufacturer of deep hole drilling machines and automation, with extensive integration and applications experience. UNISIG serves all industries and has developed targeted solutions for the automotive, aerospace, medical, firearm, moldmaking, defense, hydraulic cylinder, energy and oil/gas industries. Machines are available with the Gundrilling, BTA, Trepanning, Skiving or bottle boring process capabilities. UNISIG engineers and manufactures its machines in the USA that are installed and serviced worldwide. For more information on UNISIG, visit or follow the company on LinkedIn and Twitter (@UNISIG).

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