Hill Engineering / Formtek

373 Randy Road
Carol Stream, IL 60188

Phone: 630-834-4430
Fax: 630-834-4755

www.hillengineer.com

Sales Contact
Paul Williams - Sales Manager
pwilliams@formtekgroup.com
630-834-4430

Recent Content on TheFabricator for Hill Engineering / Formtek

Article
December 8, 2010
Changing the point of attack
For inline cutoff, tube and pipe producers typically use a mechanically driven, single-blade device. This type of cutoff unit is good for most applications, but in many specialized cases, it might not produce good results. Square or rectangular tubes, heavy walls, and lockseam tubing present cutoff challenges that call for a hydraulic unit or a swing blade.
News
July 12, 2010
Hill Eng. promotes sales/marketing manager
Hill Eng., a member of the Formtek Group in Carol Stream, Ill., has promoted Paul Williams to the position of sales and marketing manager. In this...
Article
August 6, 2009
Rotary punching revisited
New ways to increase production, reduce labor costs, and maximize floor space may be found by revisiting a 50-year old technology—rotary punching. Many part features and patterns can be punched and formed using pull-through rotary units at up to 300 feet per minute(FPM) in materials as thick as 1/16 inch. In addition, cam technology allows rotary punching and forming of material thicknesses up to 0.105 in. (12 gauge). Servo drives empower line speeds as fast as 650 (FPM).
Article
April 10, 2007
Is metal roofing fabrication right for your shop?
When deciding whether to produce roofing panels, you need to determine your ROI, based on if you can use existing equipment or need new equipment, the required panel appearance; possible line configuration; and material handling options.

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