Roll Forming Products

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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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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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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Heavy-gauge stud roll former introduced

May 6, 2015

Kolev Eng. Inc. has designed a new heavy-gauge (25- to 12-ga.) duplex stud roll former. It features double inboard stands with cluster gears drive, inline and exit corner rolls calibration units, and automatic web and leg adjustment. The machine handles all widths and heights. Pre- and postcut...

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App highlights roll forming equipment

April 21, 2015

Samco Machinery has released its first company app, available in the iTunes® App Store for iPhone® and iPad® users. The app comprises a company overview with corporate video and roll forming product gallery; a series of industry subpages containing video, product descriptions, and spec...

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Combination machines combine axial, roll forming

February 10, 2015

transfluid® Maschinenbau GmbH has developed t form combination machines that offer both swaging and rolling. They automatically feed external components during swaging as needed, positioning and fastening them. This process creates a preform, which may be required for downstream rolling....

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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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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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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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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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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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Roll forming line produces shelves automatically

March 3, 2014

Samco’s automated shelf roll forming line allows for the manufacture of shelf products from raw coil to finished shelf. The machine feeds coil strip to a prepunch and prenotch system, producing cut-to-length blanks that are roll formed and wing-bent into complete shelves. The duplex-type roll...

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Cutoff blades cut cleanly to produce dimple-free tube sections

October 16, 2013

Engineered for the metal tube, pipe, and roll forming production industries, new tube cutoff blades from Hyde Industrial Blade Solutions are designed to produce dimple-free tubes far down the line. The vacuum heat-treated, precision-ground, high-speed steel blades are available in a variety of...

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Three-roll plate machine fabricates storage tanks, pressure vessels

July 31, 2013

Davi has designed a MAV three-roll plate roll machine with variable axes for a fabricator of storage tanks and pressure vessels in Turkey. The machine has a capacity of 10 ft. by 5.375...

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Roll forming machine delivers product mix flexibility

October 3, 2012

Dreistern has developed a new roll forming machine concept offering product mix flexibility. The multifunctional roll forming machine allows operations such as roll forming, punching, and welding to be executed at any position on the machine via component exchange — within a time period...

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Flying cutoff pneumatic presses designed for roll forming line

June 21, 2012

AIRAM® Press Co. Ltd. has engineered, built, and installed four flying cutoff pneumatic presses for a manufacturer serving the mining industry. The 20- to 140-ton air presses complete a roll forming line that produces structural supports from 0.1875-in. steel for mining applications. With a...

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