Consider all the elements that go in to the cost. The bottom line isn’t the salesmen’s quotation, it’s just the start. Consider things like the sheet metal specification and availability of this in your region. Forming machines are designed to produce parts based on the material specifications. Changing your steel coil changes the profile spec, this ends up to be a cost to you.Read more
The architectural design business has seen some amazing advancements in the styling and use of metal roof and wall systems.
Today building designers can imagine almost any design or pattern and see it come to life. Fabricators of architectural panel systems now have the flexibility to change out quickly machine roll tooling to accommodate new profile shapes and designs.Read more
Roll Forming News June 18, 2012
So where does this leave companies like Samco Machinery and The Bradbury Group?
As American machine builders ship more product internationally, and specifically to China, and used rollformers become available worldwide and alliances are built in China soon the expertise will equalize.Read more
The standard line speed is 100 feet per minute running 0.019 Aluminum sheet. Elbow’s are manufactured at a rate of 15 per minute. The hourly rate can produce approximately 600 tubes and over 800 elbows. Line performance is improved with an optional swing out arm.Read more
Well the answer to that has to be YES! The leading American manufacturers, Bradbury and Samco, are both manufacturing offshore. Samco rollforming has embarked on an aggressive strategy to open up a factory in India and build the same roll forming machines their as they do in Canada.Read more
A family owned business since 1972 Samco has continued to provide the steel fabrication sector high quality roll forming machinery. Special expertise in the stud and track roll forming machine sector has placed them as one of the worlds leaders in this sector.Read more