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5 Surprisingly Common U Channel Edge Trim Applications

What Is U channel edge trim?

First off, a U channel is a tall, skinny, metal formed product. Deeper channels (a little deeper and more narrow than what you see above) can only be achieved through roll forming. Other forming methods can reach into the U shape as well as they can with standard steel[...]

Top 10 Metal Standard Moulding Profiles Loved by Architects/Designers

Metal mouldings will add impressive value to your project, whether you’re an architectural engineer or an interior designer. Those seeking high-end quality for their product will benefit in almost every case from choosing metal over wood moulding profiles. That’s why designers frame windows, doors,[...]

Metal Mouldings 101: The Dahlstrom Bedrock

At Dahlstrom, we fabricate only the highest quality metal mouldings to help you create a sleek, elegant atmosphere for any room.

We pride ourselves on the rich history of our products. Our oldest designs originate from the industrial era - America’s Big Bang. Even better, Dahlstrom still uses the[...]

What to Expect From Full-Service Roll Forming Companies

While it's certainly niche, roll forming is still like any other metal manufacturing process. A little collaborative engineering and a lot of lean manufacturing practices equal mutual success.

A Small Metal Roll Forming Partner Can Be a Big Boost To Your Business

Are you looking for a high-capacity manufacturing partner? Those are everywhere, even in the niche world of roll-formed parts. But how many of those possess the agility and communicativeness of a small business?

Ever Wonder How Dahlstrom Architectural Mouldings Are Made?

The Empire State Building is an architectural wonder. Delighted by its size and signature Art Deco style, architecture professionals and admirers alike have asked, “How did they do all this?”

Roll Forming Design Guide for Sheet Metal Components

People not familiar with roll forming usually need some education regarding the machines’ capabilities and limitations – even people who regularly work in sheet metal roll forming. There’s a reason skilled roll form engineers are a coveted resource – this is complicated stuff.

Roll Forming Design Guide: Lightweight Trailer, Transportation Parts

Simultaneous weight reduction and cost reduction are some of the most important development targets in the transportation industry.

That doesn’t just apply to traditional cars, trucks, and trains. It also applies to trailers, buses, and alternative transportation like e-cars and e-trucks.

Are You Getting Roll Forming Services From An Agile Manufacturer?

What makes a link in your supply chain “agile?”

To answer, look at your favorite examples of modern manufacturers and product developers. The ones that are anti-bureaucratic. The ones whose culture facilitates creative solutions for their customers.

Think of Tesla vs. a company like, say, General[...]

How Dahlstrom’s Total Cost of Ownership Limits Metal Forming Costs

When it comes to metal forming cost, if price is the battle, total cost of ownership or -- TCO -- is the war.

TCO is an analysis of the complete life cycle of your purchase. The number includes every phase of ownership.

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