Rotary Slitting Principles and Applications, Part 3

THE MACHINES Although design details vary, slitting installations fall into either of two very distinct design styles. A good many lines for light gauge, small coils of narrow width (Fig. 17) have the slitter and recoiler assembled on a common base....

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Rotary Slitting Principles and Applications, Part 1

It’s an established fact that the consumption of coiled steel or coiled metals is rapidly increasing. The continuity it provides, the opportunity for scrap reduction, the material and production economies and the improved product consistency are all advantageous to...

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Roll Forming and Production Costs

Production Rate and Conversion Cost Standard roll forming machines are usually equipped for operation at a nominal rate of 100 FPM, but may easily be designed for a higher or lower speed to meet a specific requirement.  At that rate,...

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The Complete Roll Forming Line

The complete roll forming line can take one of two approaches to the processing of a particular part. It can be arranged to produce that part from: Precut lengths Coiled strip Some parts demand the cut length approach; however, the most efficient, productive, consistent,...

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Yoder Introduces XW-Series Forming Machines

Yoder recently introduced its XW-series of driven forming stands for roll forming and tube mills. The three models of XW-Series driven stands incorporate a rigid, gusseted housing design, which has years of proven performance in the QVW-Series machines, with...

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Yoder MS-3 Roll Forming Machine – HVAC Application

Yoder recently supplied Macor, Monterrey, Mexico, with a new, MS-3 Roll Forming Machine.  The rafted, twenty-six (26) station, 2.5” shaft roll forming machine incorporates the latest version of the M-style roll forming stands, which includes Yoder’s new eccentric toggle...

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Yoder Supplies Pull-Thru Forming Section for High Performance Flux Cored Wire

Yoder has recently supplied a domestic flux cored weld wire manufacturer with a pull through raft set version of the QVW-150 mill.  This specialized QVW-150 mill will replace a competitor's pull through machine, while adding the benefits of interchangeable...

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Yoder Supplies Seam Rotation Stand

Yoder recently supplied a SRS-350, Seam Rotation Stand to Jaytec LLC.  The unit is sized for 3.5” OD x 0.150” maximum tube size, covering a large range of mechanical tubing. The seam rotation stand adds value to mechanical tubing by...

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Yoder Recently Supplied a Mill to China

Yoder recently supplied a mill to China for the manufacture of cable tray and framing channel.  The new mill will add production capacity to the customer's existing product offerings to the Australian and Asian markets which they currently serve....

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