Roll Forming

Successful roll forming requires more than a roll forming line and tooling. Robust finite element analysis software, and understanding the material's yield strength and elasticity, are critical. This technology area is full of information on equipment, tooling, and simulation software.

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Multiproduct roll forming line is hands-free

May 16, 2016

Samco Machinery has introduced a hands-free, multiproduct roll forming line for users performing JIT production of multiple profiles. The machine can perform at variable speeds up to 60 FPM, depending on the punching pattern and part lengths. The process is automated from the moment coil leaves...

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Strut roll former includes material handling system

April 13, 2016

Samco has developed a roll forming line designed to produce 12-ga. strut channels in a postpunch, postcut, continuous operation with variable speeds up to 100 FPM. A nonpowered roller conveyor with pneumatic side discharge automatically kicks finished channel to the strand conveyor, where it is...

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The Bradbury Group announces staff promotions

April 11, 2016

The Bradbury Group, Moundridge, Kan., a manufacturer of roll forming and coil processing equipment, has announced the promotions of two staff members. Jerry Graber has been named vice president manufacturing. He has been with the company since 1981, serving as senior manager manufacturing for...

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Dreistern names after-sales service manager

March 16, 2016

Dreistern Inc., Telford, Pa., has hired Thomas P. Hoey as after-sales service manager. The company, a subsidiary of Germany-based Dreistern GmbH & Co. KG, is a manufacturer of turnkey roll forming installations and tube mills....

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Samco Machinery appoints VP of Rolling Division

February 25, 2016

Samco Machinery, a roll forming machinery manufacturer based in Toronto, has appointed Darryl Levesque as vice president, Rolling Division. Having joined the company in 2014, Levesque has a background in automotive parts production and implementing new processes and...

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Omco adds three roll forming lines at Alabama facility

November 4, 2015

Omco, a manufacturer of custom rolled formed parts based in Wickliffe, Ohio, has expanded its Talladega, Ala., facility with the addition of three new roll forming lines, bringing its corporate-wide capacity to more than 50 active roll forming mills. In addition to custom roll forming, the...

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Khan retires from Bradbury

October 20, 2015

The Bradbury Co., a provider of roll forming and leveling equipment in Moundridge, Kan., has announced the retirement of Anwar Khan after 32 years of engineering service. Khan joined the company in 1983 as a designer and spent the last 15 years serving as mechanical engineering manager. He was...

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Shape Corp. to build plant in Alabama

October 15, 2015

Shape Corp. has announced plans to build a $24 million manufacturing plant in Athens, Ala., creating 170 jobs. The facility is expected to be operational by late summer 2016. The company offers roll forming and injection molding services for industries including automotive, office furniture,...

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Chicago Roll Co. names VP of engineering

October 13, 2015

Chicago Roll Co., Lombard, Ill., has promoted Mike Quintao to vice president of engineering. He has been with the company for 15 years. Chicago Roll Co. designs, manufactures, and refurbishes tooling to support the tube, pipe, and roll forming...

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Bridge decking roll forming line changes over quickly from one profile to another

September 23, 2015

Samco Machinery has introduced a continuous bridge deck roll forming line with a postcut operation. Four profiles—2, 2.5, 3, and 4 in.—are roll formed, end formed in the press, and cut to length. Rafted tops (cassettes) with quick-coupling disconnects provide quick changeovers from one profile...

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Better testing leads to better roll forming

August 25, 2015

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A new testing device uncovers the range of yield stresses in specific materials and thus helps roll forming technicians better predict how certain materials will perform.

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Hynes Industries acquires American Roll Form Products

August 21, 2015

Hynes Industries, a Youngstown, Ohio, provider of roll formed shapes and strip steel products serving the truck trailer, solar, overhead door, steel service center, and industrial markets, has announced the acquisition of American Roll Form Products, Painesville, Ohio. This acquisition gives...

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Auto-adjust panel roll forming line introduced

July 9, 2015

Samco Machinery has introduced an on-the-fly auto-adjust panel line with stiffening ribs. This continuous roll forming line with a blank feeding operation can run variable speeds from 0 to 200 FPM via a variable-frequency drive. Features include a powered roller conveyor with automated guide...

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Coe Press to supply coil feeding line to Superior Roll Forming

July 2, 2015

Coe Press Equipment, Sterling Heights, Mich., has received a coil feeding line order from Superior Roll Forming, a provider of roll formed and welded assemblies in Valley City, Ohio, that serves the automotive industry. The 18-in. line can process coil from 0.030 to 0.250 in. thick., depending...

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