Few customers on a cold roll

Steel users have been accused of ignoring the cost design benefits of cold roll and custom roll forming. Stephen Tilsley, chairman of the Cold Rolled Sections Association said at the association’s annual meeting in Birmingham that ‘the lack of knowledge stems from the fact that cold roll and custom roll forming techniques are not widely […]

Steel users have been accused of ignoring the cost design benefits of cold roll and custom roll forming.

Stephen Tilsley, chairman of the Cold Rolled Sections Association said at the association’s annual meeting in Birmingham that ‘the lack of knowledge stems from the fact that cold roll and custom roll forming techniques are not widely understood, or taught’.

‘It is very noticeable that manufacturers in Europe especially Germany and North America, understand and utilise these techniques much better than is the case in the UK.