Plate Roll Rules

Compiling the Rules of the Roll It is incumbent on every metal fabricator (including plate roll operators) to create and continually update a list of guidelines, tips, tricks, safe shortcuts, and rules about each type of metalworking process and operation that they perform. While some will be general for any model of a certain type […]

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Benefits of a 4-Roll Plate Roll

In spite of the continued proliferation of three-roll bending machines in the market today, four-roll plate rolls are steadily becoming more dominant in the plate and sheet metal fabrication industry because of their general superiority. While three-roll asymmetrical initial pinch machines are still the go-to for rolling light gauge sheet metal, four-roll benders are the […]

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Benefits of a 3-Roll Plate Roll

The Value Roll for Fabricators A standard fixture in most fabrication shops is either a sheet metal roll or a plate roll, both of which are used to bend a flat piece of metal into a cylinder, cone or other curving shape. While traditionally such machines have functioned with three bending rolls that secure and […]

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