Sheet Metal Forming: Processes and Applications
Chapter 10: Roll Forming
Roll forming is a process in which flat strip or sheet material is progressively bent as it passes through a series of contoured rollers. This chapter describes the basic configuration and operating principles of a roll forming line and the cross-sectional profiles that can be achieved. It explains how to determine strip width and bending sequences and identifies the cause of common roll-forming defects. It also discusses the selection of roll materials and explains how software helps simplify the design of roll forming lines.
Okan Gortan, Haydar Livatyali, Peter Groche, Roll Forming, Sheet Metal Forming: Processes and Applications, Edited By Taylan Altan, A. Erman Tekkaya, ASM International, 2012, p 211–225, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.tb.smfpa.t53500211
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