Top four benefits of roll formingJuly 30, 2015 REDWIRE is news you can use from leading suppliers. Powered by FRASERS.
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Roll forming is an ideal method for manufacturing large quantities of parts, very long pieces, or for creating precise parts that require very little, if any, finishing work. There are many benefits to selecting this manufacturing approach, including:
- It is flexible. Roll forming machines typically operate at speeds between 30 to 600 feet per minute, making them a good fit for a variety of applications. They can be used for more than just roll forming. Other applications include such metalworking duties as material cutting and roll punching. Roll forming is also an adjustable process and is applicable to projects of varying time duration.
- It incorporates cutting-edge technology. Roll forming machines feature computer-aided tooling designs. By incorporating CAD/CAM systems into the equation, machines function at their maximum potential. Computer-controlled programming helps roll forming machines catch product imperfections, minimizing damage and waste. In many modern roll forming machines, programmable logic controllers help ensure accuracy. Some roll forming machines also feature laser or TIG welding capabilities.
- It is energy efficient. Roll forming machines do not expend energy to heat material — the metal shapes at room temperature.
- It is precise. Roll forming results in a precise, uniform part.
Nu-Tech Roll Forming is North America's leading roll form supplier, with more than 25 years of manufacturing experience. The Mississauga, Ont.-based company creates custom and standard roll forming solutions for companies across Canada and the United States. Contact Nu-Tech to learn more about the benefits of roll forming.