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3/4/2014    CONEXPO - CON/AGG. - March 4-8, 2014 - Booth 350

8/27/2014    Formtek - August Newsletter 2014

8/21/2014    Fiber Laser Welded Tube Mill for United States

Yoder Manufacturing of Cleveland, Ohio, has recently received an order for a QVW-150 Fiber Laser Welded Tube Mill for producing decorative stainless components up to 1-1/2” (38 mm) diameter.  The complete system consists of an entry end, forming machine, fiber laser welder with twin-spot welding head, sizing machine with integrated double cut shear system, brush deburring system and a triple head center-less finishing system - all fully integrated for easy operation.  The mill also includes a unique ID marketing system, so the tubing coming off the mill will be complete, ready to be accurately located and welded into the customers fabricating assembly.

Yoder is a designer and builder of equipment, tooling and systems for metal forming, tube and pipe and heavy industrial material handling applications.  Yoder can provide engineered to order and off-the-shelf manufacturing solutions that increase production capacity and efficiency of your factory through integrated, streamlined processes, automation, and faster machines. Yoder is part of the long-established companies that make up the Formtek Group, each with a well-known name and a history of providing innovative, reliable equipment to the metal forming and metal processing industries. As a single source provider, Formtek, www.formtekgroup.com, continues to supply our customers with the highest quality equipment, parts and service available in the industries it serves.

Visit the Yoder website (www.yodermfg.com) for further information on their tube and pipe technologies, email yoder@formtekgroup.com or call +1 (216) 292-4460

8/14/2014    Yoder Delivers Flexible Fabrication System for Water Tanks

Yoder, a member of the Formtek Group, has recently supplied flexible fabrication system to manufacture the side walls of livestock water tanks. Included with this system is programmable coil processing line for producing the required blank, roll former to form the side wall features and a CNC-controlled 4-roll bender to form the side wall panels into various shapes; both round and oval tanks. The bender is controlled by a PLC with touchscreen selection of more than 80 distinct tanks sizes.  For more information, please contact sales@formtekgroup.com, or direct at (216) 292-6300.  Or visit us on the web at www.formtekgroup.com.

Formtek is a group of long-established companies, each with a well-known name and a history of providing innovative, reliable equipment to the metal forming and metal processing industries. As a single source provider, Formtek continues to supply our customers with the highest quality equipment, parts and service available in the industries it serves.

Visit the Formtek website (www.formtekgroup.com) for additional information on products, services and employment opportunities available.

8/7/2014    API Weld Squeeze Box Destined for South America

Yoder Manufacturing of Cleveland, Ohio, has recently been contracted to supply a heavy wall, high strength four (4) roll weld box.  Yoder has designed a new style weld squeeze box that consists of four (4) roll configuration.   A top head roll assembly consisting of two (2) top edge rolls will control the edge presentation prior to welding.  The head roll assembly has vertical adjust as a group and individual adjustments to compensate for improper strip edge alignment.  The main squeeze pressure is provided by the bottom squeeze unit which will utilize two (2) side rolls only for rounds that range from 2.375” to 3.500” (60.3 to 88.9 mm) OD up to 75,000 PSI (517 MPa).  This heavy wall weld box will be used primarily for producing the latest grades of premium API Pipe and Tubing products.  The bottom squeeze roll assemblies are unique in that there is fast side close adjustment, as well as a fine tuned, gear compensated, close adjustment, thus eliminating the need for operators to utilize power tools, which can cause injury if they slip, as well as undue wear and excessive adjustment of the unit.  All roll spindles are designed so the bearings are housed within the rolls.  The welding area is the worst case scenario for temperature and wear in the tube mill, so this shaft-bearing arrangement yields the best possible bearing life for the weld box.

The weld box assembly has the ability to move up and downstream with respect to the tube mill flow.  This allows the operator to fine tune the weld VEE angle with respect to the last fin-pass.  Therefore, depending on your particular tooling design, the weld VEE angle can be changed to gain the best operating parameters for your particular product.  The weld squeeze box assembly can handle up to wall thicknesses of 0.256” (6.5 mm).

Yoder is a Yoder is a designer and builder of equipment, tooling and systems for metal forming, tube and pipe and heavy industrial material handling applications.  Yoder can provide engineered to order and off-the-shelf manufacturing solutions that increase production capacity and efficiency of your factory through integrated, streamlined processes, automation, and faster machines. Yoder is part of the long-established companies that make up the Formtek Group, each with a well-known name and a history of providing innovative, reliable equipment to the metal forming and metal processing industries. As a single source provider, Formtek, www.formtekgroup.com, continues to supply our customers with the highest quality equipment, parts and service available in the industries it serves.

Visit the Yoder website (www.yodermfg.com) for further information on their tube and pipe technologies, email yoder@formtekgroup.com or call +1 (216) 292-4460

7/31/2014    Yoder Supplies Tooling for Electrical Transformer Housings

Yoder recently supplied two roll tooling sets to capital equipment manufacturer for the production of pole mounted electrical transformer housings.  The tooling is designed for forming a band into a ring, which is used for closure of the assembled transformer.

Yoder’s roll forming tooling is purposefully designed and manufactured to meet a range of custom and high production, industrial applications.  For more information, contact yoder@formtekgroup.com call (216) 292-4460 or visit www.yodermfg.com.

7/29/2014    Formtek - July Newsletter 2014

7/25/2014    Pipe & Tube - Houston, TX - Sept. 16-18, 2014

7/25/2014    AHR Expo - Mexico Sept. 23-25, 2014 Booth 539

7/24/2014    Yoder Supplies 5 Mill for Mechanical and Structural Tubing

Yoder recently supplied a tube mill for mechanical and structural tubing.  The mill has a capacity of 5” OD, ¼” maximum wall thickness, and can re-shape up to 4” square or 2” x 6” rectangle.  The system includes Yoder’s latest design of weld box, which is a 5-roll arrangement for larger products and 4-rolls for smaller diameters.  Additionally, the system includes the WH-350-RS reshaping stands, which can reshape up to 4” (101.6 mm) square, rectangles up to 6” (152.4) wide and as small as 2” (50.8 mm) in the horizontal and vertical axes, for materials up to 0.250”  (6.35 mm) thickness.  The reshaping stand has been designed so it may be retrofitted on any mill that makes up to 5” (127 mm) round, and can directly replace existing Yoder W-35 and WH-350 Sizing Stands. 

In addition to the mill mechanicals, Yoder provided the general engineering for the project, providing foundations and arrangement for the coil handling, welding and cutoff equipment for planning of the customer’s Greenfield site.

Yoder is a designer and builder of equipment, tooling and systems for metal forming, tube and pipe and heavy industrial material handling applications.  Yoder can provide engineered to order and off-the-shelf manufacturing solutions that increase production capacity and efficiency of your factory through integrated, streamlined processes, automation, and faster machines. Yoder is part of the long-established companies that make up the Formtek Group, each with a well-known name and a history of providing innovative, reliable equipment to the metal forming and metal processing industries. As a single source provider, Formtek, www.formtekgroup.com, continues to supply our customers with the highest quality equipment, parts and service available in the industries it serves.

Visit the Yoder website (www.yodermfg.com) for further information on their tube and pipe technologies, email yoder@formtekgroup.com or call +1 (216) 292-4460.

6/24/2014    Formtek - June Newsletter 2014

6/9/2014    Roto-Die A Member of the Formtek Group Spotlighted in the Sheet Metal Journal

5/30/2014    B&K Metal Framing Blog

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5/21/2014    Formtek - May Newsletter

5/20/2014    Metalcon - Denver October 1-3, 2014 Booth #2017

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