Comet Roll & Machine Co.

1775 W. Armitage Court
Addison, IL 60101

Phone: 630-268-1407
Fax: 630-268-1425

www.cometroll.com

Recent Content on TheFabricator for Comet Roll & Machine Co.

Article
July 11, 2006
Roll forming using spring-loaded top rolls
For certain sheet metal applications, roll forming with spring-loaded top rolls is a practical production method. This article explains the process, describes various machine configurations, and outlines the criteria for suitable applications. It also discusses product requirements that are incompatible with this process.
Article
January 11, 2005
Roll forming basics
Roll forming, often called open-section forming, uses successive sets of roller dies to bend a strip of steel progressively until the desired shape is achieved. This process is very similar to traditional tube- and pipemaking, but differs in that it can form more complicated sections.
Article
September 25, 2003
Roll formers look for a win
Many systems enable users to download a DXF drawing directly into the roll forming line's computer.Not everyone can be the New York Yankees, or even...
Article
May 29, 2003
Roll form tooling tryout and troubleshooting
The secret to developing successful roll tooling—whether for tube production or roll forming—and achieving maximum roll integrity is a simple but often overlooked notion: a comprehensive approach.

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