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Tips to Keep In Mind When Developing Roll Formed Parts

Posted by CAMM Metals on Oct 31, 2018 2:25:00 PM

Most conventional metal fabricators have the ability to accommodate almost any part design requests, as long as you’re willing to cover the associated costs. With a proper roll formed part, there are no additional costs or considerations: increased lead times are nonexistent, scrap is reduced to virtually nothing and your designed part is produced efficiently and with great repeatability.

This blog post aims to help those who are interested in the basics of creating an efficient, cost-effective part.

Choosing the Right Material

Great parts depend on choosing the right materials. While your materials should be high-quality, it’s important that you choose a material that ’s appropriate for the roll forming process and your intended application. So, what types of materials are the best choice for roll forming?

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Topics: Roll Forming

Roll Forming or Press Braking: Which is Best for Your Next Fabrication Project?

Posted by CAMM Metals on Oct 5, 2017 3:03:00 PM

Deciding on a method to shape metal for your next fabrication project can be a difficult endeavor. Quality is paramount, but it’s important to keep costs down. Ultimately, there are several factors to consider if you’re debating the merits of using roll forming or press braking on your next metal fabrication project. In the end, your decision will likely depend on the answer to this question: which method will yield the desired quality for the lowest overall production cost? Continue reading as we compare roll forming against press braking and analyze the impact each process has on design and project cost.

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Topics: Roll Forming, Press Braking

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