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data M wants to be
at your side - worldwide

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Roll Formed Profiles

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Roll Design

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Roll Analysis

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Analysing Tools

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Roll Data Base

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Forming Simulation

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Profile Scanning

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Roll Scanning

Services at data M (UK)

We have been providing a wide selection of roll design and analysis services from our global headquarters, data M Sheet Metal Solutions, in Germany for a number of years now, which has also allowed us to better communicate our constantly developed expertise in Rollforming and Software alike to our customers all over the world.

For this purpose, we now have long established offices in the UK, USA, Poland, Sweden and India, with competence centres around the globe. This in turn allows our engineers and developers to be receptive to the needs and trends of the local marketplace, ensuring the demands and requirements of our customers are met and often exceeded by both our continually developed software and roll design and analysis services. Which means we are at your service locally!

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What we offer to you:

Roll Design Service with the latest COPRA® Software

Whether you design, develop or produce Profiles, Tube or Shaped Tubes, or if you are planning to do so, with our extensive experience we can conduct roll design and analysis on your behalf, using the latest COPRA® RF and FEA RF Software technology.

We offer Turnkey roll solutions for Tube and Open Section, to suit your requirements and specifications.

Example Services:

  • Design and conception of the part or complete flower pattern
  • Longitudinal Strain investigations
  • Material thickness analysis during the forming process
  • Complete or partial roll tool design
  • Detailing and dimensioning of single roll and assembly plans
  • Bill Of Material creation
  • .DXF file of roll contours for direct import to CAD CAM software
  • Roll train as 3d Models, for direct import to Inventor, Solid Works and Pro Engineer

Roll Analysis Service with COPRA® FEA RF

Need to improve an existing roll set?

We can analyse your existing tool set and roll design

We don't fight symptoms but...

  • Following initial import we analyse existing forming strategy and shaping passes
  • We are able to give analysis reports defining problems and suggesting how to solve them
  • We obtain the actual geometry of existing roll tools with the COPRA® RollScanner
  • We compare the designed roll with the scanned roll, for variance and wear analysis
  • We can also work directly with DWG, DXF files and also data from 3rd party software vendors!

Optimisation of Roll Tool Sets with COPRA® FEA RF

Not totally satisfied with the quality of one of your roll sets?

  • Our specialists consult you in terms of forming issues
  • We assess your roll design with both COPRA® RF and FEA RF software programs
  • We reverse engineer your roll design directly from the roll tooling if necessary!

Roll Tool Quality - COPRA® RollScanner Services

  • We can scan your roll tooling also on a service base with our COPRA® RollScanner
  • Provide you with dimensioned CAD drawings, DXF files or COPRA® data base files
  • In addition to quality protocols (print outs) for each scanned roll
  • Our experts use state of the art COPRA® FEA RF software tools based on MSC's leading solver MARC

Any other forming process to be investigated?

  • Please get in touch with us or submit an enquiry via the e-mail address opposite

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data M (UK) Sheet Metal Solutions Ltd.

Hilton Hall Business Centre
Hilton Lane
Essington, Wolverhampton
Staffordshire WV11 2BQ

Phone: +44 (0) 845 463 6391
Fax: +44 (0) 845 463 6392