Roller Data Form: If you have a roller that needs refinishing and know the dimensions durometer and quantity please download and fill out this form. Call or send in a quote request form with this attached and we will get back to you as soon as possible with competitive pricing. Have another type of roller? No problem. Call us at 1-800-345-0583 to discuss more details and how we can help you recover with long lasting highly durable urethane.
A few older articles on thefabricator.com has come up and we are just archiving them here on our site for more exposure and future viewing.
When forming complicated shapes with sheet metal we have a solution that can be custom tailored to each application. A very sound investment for running production on these types of materials and odd applications. The life expectancy of the urethane varies depending on material, pressures and use but our special formulated k-prene® is the toughest urethane in the industry.
For more information please visit the article here: The Fabricator: The Science of Bending Perforated Sheet and Tread Plate
For more information on our large radius forming systems visit this link: Large Radius Forming
Urethane Metal Backed Sheets. Available in many different sizes, materials, thicknesses and durometers. These sheets are versatile and come in handy when preparing items for quick and fast repairs. The urethane is bonded to the metal sheet in the process of pouring and casting. The glue and urethane are both heated up in the process allowing for a strong inseparable bond. These sheets are precision cast meaning that the face is completely flat and blemish free.
The uses for urethane on metal backed sheets are endless in the maintenance and industrial field as well as packaging and automation. They can even serve as a base for precision water jetting of OEM parts. Cut, drill and saw this material to suit your needs. All standard metal sheet sizing is 10GA. (.135) Mild Steel. We can bond this to thinner / thicker mild steel or aluminum. Have an exotic application or material that you need our urethane bonded to? Contact us to find out how we can help you and provide a service unlike any other in the industry. Bonding urethane to metal is something we take pride in doing and are able to help with truly custom / unheard of parts. Find out why Acrotech Inc. is the leader with urethane metal backed sheets.
For those in the food industry looking to improve the production capabilities and reliability of machinery operations we highly recommend servicing parts with our food grade urethane. The unique and durable properties of urethane are excellent for use in the food industry. We are able to recover most existing parts such as rollers, mixers, paddles and more. Our entire process ensures that you get an exact part in return that its defect free for long and reliable use. Wash down and clean up is a breeze with our urethane. The various durometers or hardness of the material can fine tune your operation to run at maximum capacity. We are here to help you every step of the way from product conception, engineering, mold making and production pouring of your parts. If you have any questions or need help please Contact Us.
We have a Roller Recovery Video up on YouTube! Check this video out if you are in consideration for refurbishing your worn out rollers. We are able to handle most types and sizes of rollers and refinish them according to your specifications. A lot of rollers that are OEM tend to be made with sub-par materials and tend to deteriorate over a short period of time. Our rollers are refurbished with highly durable and long lasting urethane that can be specified in softness/hardness and machined to exacting specifications. Depending on your application, urethane will last many times longer than traditional materials. We are able to machine the finish of the rollers according to your needs. Multiple types of grooves or patterns can be machined to help with feeding properties of rollers material handling. Color has no effect on performance and is a personal choice, custom colors are available upon request.
If you feel you can benefit from our roller recovery service please don’t hesitate to Contact Us We will be happy to talk with you about your application, cost and lead time.
We have put together a quick YouTube video of Acroform™ to highlight how the product works. If you are looking to save time and money with your metal forming fabrication, Acroform™ is the answer. Easy to use, Acroform™ fits into your existing 90 degree female die and is ready to accept multiple profiles of male dies in order to create simple to complex bends with your press. Depending on your application we can manufacture these in virtually any durometer (softness) to match your material and tonnage requirements. Available with a through hole to reduce the tonnage required and will further the desired profile needed when producing certain parts. You will get perfect mark free finishes every time with Acrotech Inc’s Acroform™ Contact Us for more information or to place an order today.
Getting large radius forming to work correctly can be difficult with expensive tooling costs and further unwanted marks on the finished material. With the right durometer of urethane and specifically designed punch and die retainers a lot of the headaches can be relieved. Our custom machined and finished punches are the perfect start to an exact part. With this punch design we are able to determine the other necessary components that will fit your application or the exact radius you are looking for. The die retainer box can be used for so many different types of punches and radius making this economical and long lasting. The urethane in this application is able to act like a liquid under pressure to support the sheet metal when forming. Fewer hits as well as no marking of the material is really what makes this type of product work for so many. If you have questions about this type of product or would like to discuss options please feel free to Contact Us anytime.
Please take some time to visit our large radius forming page to learn more.
Also please be sure to visit our YouTube video and watch the demonstration.
Acrotech has a 500-9201 tool holster that is perfect for smaller electric grinding tools. If you are in a production environment or an at home enthusiast we have you covered. Shown here is a commonly used electric grinder. Works well with any tool that is 2″ in diameter or less for fast entry and removal. Our urethane is strong enough to keep its shape yet soft enough to not scratch or damage the tool. You can leave the attachment on in most cases when storing the unit. This holster is robust enough to be mounted in most configurations with a small footprint of an overall length of 6.5″
- Elecctric Screwdrivers
- Die Grinders
- Small bottles or spray cans
- Longer, delicate items
- Production fastners
Have an idea for one of these tool holsters? Want to make a custom holder for a tool? contact us for more information or to submit your print. We can make these in any color or durometer that you wish.
For more information please visit the hammer and tool holster page.
New Youtube video is now up for the urethane press brake dies. These dies are made from strong and resilient 75D urethane. They are made to mimic a steel v-die but take away the scratching and marring that is normally associated with standard steel press brake dies. They are able to handle everything a steel die can and really shine in high production use where multiple and repetitive bends are common. These are sold in 12″, 24″, 36″ and 48″ lengths. They can be butted together for longer or custom lengths. If you are interested in a product like this or have an idea for using this product please contact us and let us know.
We have added two new YouTube videos to our channel. These are featuring our LD machine. This machine makes quick work of most smaller rolling jobs. If you are interested in speaking with an engineer or getting a quote please click here.