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Using Our Online Tooling Database

Using Roller Die’s Online Tooling Database
If you’re considering using Roller Die + Forming to meet your needs, you’ve probably heard about our tooling library or even seen a copy of our tooling magazine. This library represents our standard tooling, a collection of roll formed shapes we can make using in-house rollers.

Starting in the 1960s, Roller Die + Forming begin making common tooling to have on hand to meet customer needs […]

By |March 13th, 2017|Current Roll Forming Projects|0 Comments

Roll Formed Parts in the Truck Trailer Market

The Roll Forming process is particularly valuable when the customer’s volume increases exponentially over press brake. Usually, at this point, Roll Forming becomes more affordable for the volume of the job can be completed faster with less labor cost per piece. In addition to this, Roll Forming allows for more complex profiles than traditional press brakes.
Roller Die + Forming and the Truck Trailer Market
Roll Forming can be used in the Truck […]

By |November 23rd, 2016|Current Roll Forming Projects|0 Comments

Roll Forming Solar Racking Solutions

As the solar power industry continues to grow and thrive, so does the necessity of making the installation of solar modules more efficient and process more cost effective. That is where Roller Die + Forming comes in to play. When customers approach us with a requirement or design request, our technical services team brainstorms with the customer to conceive a racking solution that meets their cost, as well as their […]

By |October 27th, 2015|Current Roll Forming Projects|0 Comments

Tips for Managing Inventory and Reducing Costs When Metal Stamping Sales are High

While increasing sales numbers is a priority for all manufacturers, actually achieving the high sales numbers you’re after can create some unintended problems when it comes to metal stamping cost and inventory management. The greater your sales numbers are, the more of a challenge it will be to manage your supply chain. Follow these tips to make sure you don’t run out of metal stamping supplies right when you need […]

By |June 25th, 2015|Current Roll Forming Projects|0 Comments

Metal Stamping or Roll Forming: Which is Right for Me?

If your organization is in the market for custom metal components, with all of the different options available to you, you might feel overwhelmed. At Roller Die + Forming, we believe in offering our customers a wide variety of options to meet their manufacturing needs, which is why we are proud to offer both metal stamping and metal roll forming services. However, we also understand there are certain situations where […]

By |June 22nd, 2015|Current Roll Forming Projects|0 Comments

Promoting Sustainable Metal Forming in Your Organization

In commercial metal forming, sustainability isn’t just another buzz word. Of course, it’s great for organizations that work in the metal forming industry to promote greener practices, but there are also very practical advantages to sustainability that you can start enjoying soon, including greater flexibility and cost savings. In this post, we’ll discuss how your organization can best promote sustainable metal forming processes.

Balancing Competing Priorities

Organizations face a paradox when it […]

By |June 16th, 2015|Current Roll Forming Projects|0 Comments

3 Metrics to Consider When Selecting the Right Press Brake Tooling

Press brake tooling is one of the oldest and most commonly-used processes for manufacturing metal parts and products in different shapes. With minimal tooling and setup, the machine can create products of different shapes using ‘V’, ‘U’, and other dies and punches.

However, choosing the right press brake tooling is important not just to enhance productivity, but to minimize setup times without risk of accidents or deformation of equipment. Keep the […]

By |April 9th, 2015|Current Roll Forming Projects|0 Comments

Dynamic Business Environment Leading to New Challenges for Roll Form Companies

With many processes available for creating a high-quality metal part, manufacturers face a challenge—choosing the right process.

Simply put, manufacturers will have to determine whether they should opt for roll forming over stamping or vice versa for manufacturing finished products. With both options offering significant advantages, the wrong decision can prove to be a very expensive mistake for the manufacturer.

Basic Principles of Roll Forming

Custom roll forming involves the incremental alteration of […]

By |April 8th, 2015|Current Roll Forming Projects|0 Comments

Cable Barriers: Roller Die Featured on Fox41 News

Drivers in Kentucky, Indiana and the rest of the country are now safer! And it’s thanks to Roller Die, which produces powerful cable barriers for our interstate medians.

Louisville’s Fox41 news recently aired a segment on Roller Die’s cable barriers, strategically made to stop deadly crossover accidents. Using Kentucky structural grade steel, we manufacture cable barrier solutions for highways throughout North America. And business is growing. According to Rocky Nelson (our […]

By |January 5th, 2015|Current Roll Forming Projects, Raw Materials|0 Comments

Feb 2010 – AK Steel Press Release

This month, AK Steel announces a smaller (but still sizable) increase in carbon steel product pricing for new, upcoming orders.

View the press release here. (Download the PDF)

By |January 5th, 2015|Current Roll Forming Projects, Raw Materials|0 Comments