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Definition of Metal Rollforming (in 100 words or less)

Metal rollforming can be a complex topic for those new to the industry, but here is an easy-to-understand definition of this important process.

Katie Bowles May 31, 2019

What Is Metal Rollforming?

Metal rollforming describes the process of feeding metal that is finished, coiled, flat, or otherwise, through a series of rollers where each roller station further bends and manipulates the metal into a desired shape or profile. Metal rollforming is used by a wide variety of industries, including automotive, industrial, and construction.

Want to learn more about metal rollforming, its uses, types, and parts? Check out this article for an in-depth explanation of this process and how it has been used in the industry for centuries, or download our Metal Roofing & Rollforming Glossary for a full list of industry terms that are great to know.


Metal Roofing Rollforming Glossary

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