Dan Mennecke

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Roll Forming | Articles

Roll forming basics

January 11, 2005 | By Dan Mennecke

Roll forming, often called open-section forming, uses successive sets of roller dies to bend a strip of steel progressively until the desired shape is achieved. This process is very similar to traditional tube- and pipemaking, but differs in that it can form more complicated sections.

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Roll form tooling tryout and troubleshooting

May 29, 2003 | By Dan Mennecke

The secret to developing successful roll tooling—whether for tube production or roll forming—and achieving maximum roll integrity is a simple but often overlooked notion: a comprehensive approach.

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