COVID-19 UPDATE: Here at Hadley Group we are working hard to protect our people as the pandemic develops, whilst also striving to continue to provide excellent customer service. For information on the Covid-19 virus click here.

Information for our Customers and Information for our Suppliers.

Insight Posts

What are the benefits of cold rollforming?

Whilst different applications require different manufacturing processes, cold rollforming offers many benefits.

Cold rollforming, as opposed to hot rollforming, runs steel (from a coil) through a series of rollers at room temperature. As such, cooling is not required and the steel’s structural integrity is maintained. This allows for maximum accuracy when meeting exact dimensions; particularly during the hole punching and cut-off stage, which also means complex geometrical shapes can be produced. This ensures a smooth finish as well as greater strength, which is why cold rollforming can produce steel up to 20% stronger than hot rolled steel.

With the high tensile strength that comes with such an application, cold rolled steel allows for a better strength to weight ratio. Our patented UltraSTEEL® process takes this to the next level; offering even greater strength compared to traditional cold rollformed steel, with up to 10% more energy absorption and increased buckle resistance (click here for more information on the benefits of UltraSTEEL®).

More Insights