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This years Metalcon 2012 show will be held in Chicago at the Donald E Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL . This year marks the 22nd year for this annual show for businesses in the metal forming sector.

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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.

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Steel House, is it the future?

Steel framing machines, such as the Samco Studmaker, can produce all the common steel stud sizes needed for any construction project on one machine.

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Stud and Track Rollformers

There are two types of rollforming machines used to manufacture stud and track. The more common machine is the stud and track rollformer that is used to manufacture drywall studs. These machines produce studs and very high rates allowing you to produce at a lower per part cost.

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The steel roll industry owes its life to the modern roll forming machine. Without this manufacturing machine many forming processes would be next to impossible to accomplish. The metal rolling process has been around for decades. However, today’s steel processing plants have increased demand on both production through put and profile part quality.

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Roll forming is basically the continuous bending operation during which either a metal sheet or a long strip or metal is plastically deformed along a linear axis by being passed through a series of roller dies that progressively shape and contour the metal.

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