Rolling, or plate rolling, is a forming process where metal plate, sheet, or stock is fed through a series of rollers. The rollers are set to a desired thickness and as the metal is passed between them, the rollers reduce the thickness of the material as well as give the metal a uniform gauge.
Plate Rolls generally utilize hydraulics to be the driving force to feed and roll the material. The machines can have as little as two rolls, where one is driven, and as many as 4 rolls. It is crucial to understand the needs of your shop or business when choosing one of the industry-leading machines from Elite Metal Tools.
- Heavy duty cast iron construction machined to strict tolerances with maintain tolerances and accuracy
- Hardened rolling shafts with bronze bushings ensures the machine will last for years of operation
- Open face design allows the operator to roll full circles
- Reduction gearbox cuts down on operator fatigue
- Equipped with various size segment rolls for flat bar, square tubing and angle iron