Samco Roll Tooling

Samco stresses the importance of proper roll tooling as paramount to the success of any metal forming operation.

Proper design and precise workmanship go into every set of rolls that we ship. We also replace tooling on any roll former even if it is not a Samco product.

View our roll forming video to learn more about our design process and innovation.

Tryout Mills

To make replacing a set of roll tooling easy for our customers, we have set up tooling tryout mills on our shop floor. Samco has tryout mills for various sizes of in-house roll tooling. After we make the new roll set, we try it out on our roll former first. When our roll forming equipment is shipped to you, it’s ready to go. It’s important to us that you are only down for the amount of time it takes to get the rolls changed.


Samco uses Copra® FEA (Finite Element Analysis) for many of our customer’s new designs. This gives us the ability to test our roll tooling on a virtual tooling tryout mill before the mill is even built on the shop floor. The advantage of this is that it pinpoints potential forming problems, and predicts actual strip shape at each roll stand.

This is extremely valuable to our customers who have profiles with challenges and we are proud to be among the leading roll forming designers in North America who are using the software to its full potential. The investment that goes into building unproven tooling can be astronomical on roll formers with many passes.

To view examples and a standard brief of the Copra FEA RF software click here.

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