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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Servo roll former handles tube ODs to 0.75 in.

November 24, 2014

Manchester Tool & Die Inc. has introduced a servo roll former with tube OD capacity of 0.75 in. The machine can be tooled for rolling or cutting operations. Features include a servo-driven ball screw roll forming unit and simplified machine setup. The unit offers the same industrial bearing...

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Tekfab Inc. appoints new staff member

November 10, 2014

p>Tekfab Inc., Albany, Ore., a machine design and manufacturing company specializing in roll forming, punching, cutting, and material handling, has hired Chuck Summerhill in the role of technical sales and engineering. Summerhill has more than 25 years of experience in the roll forming...

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Setup package accompanies roll form tooling

September 24, 2014

Roll-Kraft has introduced a new roll form tooling setup package that will accompany all new roll form tooling orders. According to the company, the setup package includes all of the information a user needs to get the tooling up and running the first time. The package includes step-by-step...

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Resilience Capital Partners makes equity investment in Hynes Industries

August 22, 2014

Resilience Capital Partners, a Cleveland-based private equity firm focused on investing in and improving lower midmarket companies in a variety of industries, has announced an investment in Hynes Industries Inc. and Hynes Kokomo LLC, which will operate as a newly formed platform company that will...

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Omco purchases Weaver & Sons

August 21, 2014

Custom roll former Omco, Wickliffe, Ohio, has announced the purchase of Weaver & Sons Inc., Talladega, Ala. The acquisition adds metal fabrication capabilities to the company’s roll forming services while providing the company with a manufacturing presence in the Southeast. Weaver & Sons is a...

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Samco Machinery to be represented by Metal Form Group in Australia

July 18, 2014

Samco Machinery, a manufacturer of roll forming and metal processing systems, has announced that Australian-based Metal Form Group will provide representation for Samco in Australia and surrounding areas. Metal Form Group, Knoxfield, Victoria, Australia, provides sales and service of products...

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Samco Machinery appoints electrical control/systems coordinator

July 16, 2014

Roll forming machine manufacturer Samco Machinery Ltd., Toronto, has promoted Bryan George to the position of electrical control and systems coordinator in corporate engineering. George has 17 years of experience in the field. With this appointment, he moves to the electrical engineering area...

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Mills Products names quality manager

July 10, 2014

Mills Products, Brentwood, Tenn., a producer of hydroformed, roll formed, and tube stamped parts for the appliance and automotive industries, has appointed David Sampson as quality manager for its North American operation. A Six Sigma leader, Sampson comes to the company after working at the...

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Structural member roll forming line features quick tooling/profile changes

June 30, 2014

Samco’s heavy-duty structural member roll forming line takes heavy-gauge, high-strength material and roll forms it, precut and prepunched, into U-channel form. The line runs materials with yields of 460 to 660 MPa. It allows adjustable web and flange heights over a range of gauges, quick...

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AMS Controls appoints product manager, management software and services

June 18, 2014

St. Louis-based AMS Controls Inc., a roll forming and folding machine control systems manufacturer, has appointed Wayne Green to product manager, management software and services. Green serves as an expert on all matters related to the company’s Eclipse production management software. He has...

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Multifunctional roll forming machines allow production flexibility

June 2, 2014

Dreistern offers multifunctional roll forming technology for production flexibility to meet rapidly changing customer requirements. Users of the modular machinery can set up process modules for punching, welding, and other processes at any position desired. Process modules can be shared and...

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Bradbury Co. announces staff promotions

May 8, 2014

The Bradbury Co. Inc., Moundridge, Kan., manufacturer and worldwide supplier of roll forming and coil processing equipment, has announced the promotions of Matt Werner, Brett Barber, and Ben Schmidt. Werner has been named marketing manager. After serving the company in a direct sales capacity as...

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Pyramid roll forms contoured, conical, tapered parts

April 23, 2014

The JMT Aircraft Roll is a pyramid roll that can form the leading edge of aircraft wing skins and other contoured, conical, and tapered parts used in aircraft construction. The distance between the lower rolls can be adjusted to change the radius of the bend, while the elevation of each end of...

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Rafter ships 24-in. weld box

April 14, 2014

Rafter Equipment Corp., a manufacturer of tube and pipe mills, roll forming machines, cutoff machines, and other related tube and pipe mill machinery in Strongsville, Ohio, has shipped a 24-in. weld squeeze box to a North American API pipe producer. The box is part of an upgrade to the customer's...

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Omco’s management system certified to ISO 9001

April 3, 2014

Omco, a custom roll former in Wickliffe, Ohio, has announced that its management system has been certified to ISO 9001. The certification applies to all of its operating locations: Wickliffe; Pierceton, Ind.; and Phoenix. The company develops engineered shapes for industries including...

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