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?