Advanced Forming Research Centre equipment Cold forming

For the full specification of our equipment please download the AFRC equipment directory .

  • Jean Perrot Maneo CNC Press-Brake

    Jean Perrot Maneo CNC Press-Brake

    A press brake, also known as a brake press, is a machine tool for bending sheet and plate material, most commonly sheet metal. It forms predetermined bends by clamping the workpiece between a matching punch and die and is capable of bending a range of materials at a range of thicknesses.

  • WF Flow Former – STR 600-316

    WF Flow Former – STR 600-316University

    Net-shape, hot and cold metal-working of dimensionally precise tubular and other rotationally symmetric products. Process applies compression to the outside diameter of a cylindrical preform attached to a mandrel.

  • MJC Rotary Forge – RFN 200T – 4

    MJC Rotary Forge – RFN 200T – 4

    Manufacturing of axisymmetric parts and flanges on cylindrical parts. Two-die forging process that deforms only a small portion of the work piece at a time in a continuous manner.

  • 500 Tonne Hydraulic Press

    500 Tonne Hydraulic Press

    A small but versatile hydraulic press, with uses which include, Ti sheet forming, cold forming of gears, open/closed die forming trials. Fully controllable to provide a constant displacement speed, load or strain rate. Can be programmed to vary these parameters during upset stroke. Maximum ram speed 6mm/sec.

  • Jean Perrot Maneo CNC Press-Brake
  • WF Flow Former – STR 600-316University
  • MJC Rotary Forge – RFN 200T – 4
  • 500 Tonne Hydraulic Press