Author: Witold


In October of 2018, one of our Florida customers asked us to custom roll steel I-Beams for the construction of the new Norwegian Cruise Line Terminal at Port of Miami. Designed by Miami-based global architecture firm Bermello Ajamil & Partners Read more…

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As a specialty bender roller, we see a lot of domes come to us for estimating. One of the recent projects that came through to us was this dome trellis pictured below. The interesting piece about this project – it Read more…

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Architects and sculptors are continuously coming up with new ideas to use curved steel pipe and tubes in their designs and work. Steel is a popular artistic medium because it is impactful to the viewer, seeing such a hard material Read more…

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In the past month, I had several customers looking for steel cone fabrication of some larger size cones. Large or small steel cone fabrication require some design preparation before the actual rolling is performed.  First, the steel plate (or sheet) Read more…

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Before we discuss sheet metal rolling, let’s first get a few basics about sheet metal:  what is it; how it’s made; how it’s designated; and how it can be used. Sheet Metal is a metal being formed by a manufacturing Read more…

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Just a few months ago we rolled a couple rectangular steel tubes and several square steel tubes for a decorative facade at the FMA’s new office complex. Since most of the tubes were exposed, the main concern was a distortion Read more…

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From time to time customers are looking to roll sheets or plates (either aluminum or steel) with cutouts. Would it be for decorative purposes or mechanical requirements these always present challenges for plate rolling companies. For example if there are Read more…

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On my recent vacation to Hong Kong, I was astonished with the many uses of the curved steel in the architecture of this amazing city.   Any direction I looked I saw the frequent use of curved steel including the small Read more…

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Increasingly rolled metal projects are being designed with what looks like a simple task, but actually, it poses a complex problem for bender/rollers.  This recent example for a quote was to bend hard way, rectangular tubes 7” x 3” x Read more…

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There are times when rolling a stair stringer out of a rectangular tube is not possible. Usually that occurs when you are working with larger tubing and a tighter plan view radius for the stringer. In these instances, the cross Read more…

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