FAQ
 

FAQ

1. What is cold rollforming?

Cold rollforming is a manufacturing process whereby solid metals (usually steel) are shaped. As its name suggests, cold rollforming involves producing shapes at room temperature or slightly above room temperature. Extremely accurate and complex shapes can be formed in a variety of lengths and a broad range of quantities.

2. What is the difference between cold rollforming and hot rollforming?

As mentioned in our answer to Question 1, cold rollforming involves producing shapes at room temperature or just slightly above. In brief, hot rolled steel is steel which has been roll pressed with at very high temperatures.

3. What are the benefits of cold rollforming?

There are several benefits for cold rollforming, one of which being the strength of the finished product. Cold rolled steel is up to 20% stronger than typical hot rolled steel. It is also the preferred manufacturing technique for furniture, cars and fencing due to its high quality, aesthetical finish.

4. What materials can be rollformed?

There are a range of ferrous and non-ferrous metals which can be rollformed. These include steel / stainless steel, aluminium, brass, copper and lead.

5. Do you provide custom rollforming?

Yes, we do provide custom rollforming. Our Technical Centre of Excellence will review your specific requirements before utilising our state-of-the-art equipment to tailor a bespoke solution to your exact needs. You can find out more about our Technical Centre of Excellence here: https://www.hadleygroup.com/capabilities/hadley-group-technologycentre-of-excellence

6. I have questions regarding my invoice, who should I contact?

Please feel free to email us at [email protected] or call us on +44 (0)121 555 1300.

7. Do you offer on-site visits?

Yes, we offer on-site visits to all current and prospective customers. Once you have sent us your enquiry with all of your technical requirements, one of our technical experts will be in touch and an on-site visit can then be arranged.

8. Which countries do you trade in?

We are present in UK and Europe, Thailand and UAE

9. What is your unique selling proposition?

Hadley Group offers a wide variety of capabilities. We have one of the largest in-house technical teams in Europe; our Technical Centre of Excellence uses hi-tech computer simulation technology and 3D printing, along with the very best manufacturing capabilities to provide you with the very best service.

Furthermore, our patented UltraSTEEL® process allows us to manufacture profiles with higher strength and uses less raw material, which works towards our customers’ CSR objectives.