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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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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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 - TheFabricator.com

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 - TheFabricator.com

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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