• Sheet metal work – foundations of the rolling machine part 10

    In this episode of the foundations of the rolling machine, we show how a concave flange can be shaped to the rolling machine. A sheet to round is led to the preparation of the plate through the rolling machine. Thus, the plate is arched in advance.     In the lower bracket of the rolling machine, a …

  • Sheet metal work – creating beads without distortions

    Driving beads into a flat metal sheet usually causes a distortion due to the forming of the sheet metal. Will you have to weld such a sheet, some further forming work is necessary to get these distortions out of the sheet.     The reason for this distortion is the stretching of sheet metal during the …

  • Metal annealing

    Metal can hardened strongly by mechanical processing. Sometimes the sheet metal becomes very hard during the shaping work and gets to too hard for the planned deformation. In this case, in our example it ´s an aluminum sheet, the metal is getting annealed. During the annealing, the sheet metal is softened. Because aluminum is only …

  • 90 years of Touring Superleggera

    What does James bond have in common with the coachbuild company Carrozzeria Touring superleggera based in Italy? A journey in the history of the company, which celabrates its 90th birthday this year. „Superleggera“ means „Super light“ and already the sound of this Italian syllables imparts lightness and elegance. Banchi Anderloni and Gaetano Ponzoni Carrozeria touring …