In the old days, it looked good when roll forming companies produced as much as possible. But that concept no longer flies in today’s world of lean manufacturing, value engineering, and so many other cost-efficiency philosophies.
There are plenty of other metals (besides steel) that are used for roll forming and other metal forming processes. Some of the most commonly used metals include:
As with all manufacturing processes, careful design of your component impacts your overall costs, lead times, and quality performance. Follow these tips to avoid the common pitfalls of designing custom roll form parts.
Durability. Flexibility. Cost-effectiveness. Adaptability for a variety of industrial and commercial applications. You’ve probably wondered at some point how hot forming and cold forming compare in these categories.
When it comes to cutting metal, there are plenty of ways to get the job done. But when it comes to high-tech, accurate cutting, two of the most popular options are water jet cutting and laser cutting.
MeshTrim is the most versatile woven wire mesh frame choice in the world. No, the universe.
Who wants to make great roll formed parts? Not you, obviously.
Roll formed components often require hole punching -- after all, that’s probably one reason why you chose roll forming to begin with, right?
Are you working on a project that involves metal cladding installation? If so, you may have questions about the strength, durability, and corrosion resistance of the 'tracks' (or anchor system) into which the metal wall cladding system will fit.