Focus on: Metal Fabricating
The Schechtl MAX folder with exclusive iFold™ from MetalForming allows you to literally drag and draw parts, creating the actual dimensions as you go. The interface even tells you when to flip, rotate and move the part to finish it. With TrimSpec™, a mobile app and desktop application that allows you to create custom parts in the field — which you can send via e-mail or upload direct to your machine. For more information, call 770-631-0002 or visit www.metalforming-usa.com.
Tishken, a member of the Formtek Group, has released a redesign of its MLW Series Roll Forming machine. The new machines include variable frequency motor and drive systems for up to 200 FPM production speeds, along with precision bearings for forming light gauge, tight tolerance applications. The machine is available in multiple gear ratios to ensure reverse compatibility with prior MLW roll formers. For more information, visit www.tishken.com.
GutterSupply.com distributes a large variety of gutter machines, from free-floating drive train machines to the reliable and durable steel rolled machines. They offer 5-inch, 6-inch and 7-inch K Style machines, 5-inch and 6-inch Combination K Style machines, 6-inch Half Round machines, and 5.5-inch Fascia Style machines, as well as gutter machine accessories. For more information, visit www.guttersupply.com.
RAS is introducing a folding innovation for the roofing and architectural sheet metal producer: The XL Center. This machine folds up and down and has a maximum capacity of 16-gauge mild steel and an overall bending length of 126 inches. The XL Center has a programmable tapered part feature as standard and there is an amazing 300-degree of free space in front of the folding beams. It is complete with an all new graphic PC control. For more information, visit www.ras-systems.com.
Standard capacities range from 3 to 10 foot lengths by 16 gauge to 9/16 inch thicknesses with 31 models in each of two types: 3-roll single initial-pinch (Model 3RSP) and 4-roll double-pinch (Model 4RDP). Also available are two special 4-roll double-pinch models. These machines offer the most complete line of “standard” bending rolls with the optional ability to add productivity enhancements. For more information, visit www.comeq.com.
Roper Whitney was established in 1910 as a manufacturer of sheet metal fabricating machinery, punches and dies, and hand tools. Manual floor and bench brakes complement the company’s complete line of CNC operated folders. The Autobrake folder is offered in numerous lengths and gauges. For more information, visit www.roperwhitney.com.
New Tech Machinery
New Tech Machinery rolls out the SSQ MultiPro Roof Panel Machine. Tooling can be changed in 45 minutes or less with one person and one wrench. Features include a hardened stainless steel forming roller system with shear dies included, Quick Change™ gas or electric Power-Pac, and pushbutton RUN/JOG controls at entry and exit ends. For more information, call 800-574-1717 or visit www.newtechmachinery.com.
Van Mark Products Corp.
Van Mark introduces the Industrial Metal Master® 20 EZ. This brake features the deepest throat in the industry at 20 3/8 inches and comes complete with its own Master Stand. Also featured are reinforced Lock Master™ castings, Power Lock™ F bar, drop-in platform, and ergonomic full looping bending handles. For more information, visit www.van-mark.com.
Tennsmith has built an 83-year reputation for quality workmanship, product performance and customer satisfaction. Tennsmith offers the most complete line of American-made sheet metal machinery on the market, including automatic folders, sheet metal brakes, shears, slip rolls, cleat benders, notchers and rotary machines. For more information, visit www.tennsmith.com.