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 […]
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 […]
What Is Plate Roll Crowning?
Deflection Defined To comprehend the process of “crowning” in metal fabrication, one must first understand the concept of “deflection.” Deflection is an engineering term used to describe the amount of deformation or displacement that occurs in a structural element when it is put under a load. A simple illustration would be to picture a man […]