May 22, 2017 Leave a comment

JMT has a plate roll for every metal rolling need. Our manual and motorized initial pinch asymmetrical slip rolls are an economical solution for smaller jobs, while our hydraulic 3-roll and 4-roll machines are perfect for bigger projects, with capacities up to 6″ thick and 26’+ long. Built to last with world-class components, a JMT…

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Feb 01, 2017 Leave a comment

Plate Rolling Fundamentals. As you consider the purchase of a plate rolling machine it is important to consider the fundamentals of plate rolling and bending techniques. Plate rolling is instrumental in many applications in bending materials to achieve a variety of shapes such as normal or circular, oval, rectangular, and open bends. When you know…

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Oct 03, 2016 Leave a comment

Three roll variable geometry plate rollers are more precise, productive, safer and versatile than standard single or double pinch three rolls because of their unique design and user-friendly operation. Unlike standard plate rolls, the lower rolls on a variable roll machine move horizontally left and right while the upper roll moves up and down. Changing the geometry…

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Aug 15, 2016 Leave a comment

  Finding the right metalworking machine for your business or project is easy with JMT! We offer a wide variety of metalworking and fabrication machines to complete any bending, forming, or rolling application. JMT has built custom projects for world-class projects, including providing high grade press brakes, angle rolls, and plate rolls used to fabricate…

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Jan 29, 2016 Leave a comment

For Immediate Release JMT hires industry veteran, Ron Backhaus to serve as both Midwestern Regional Sales Manager for its metal fabrication equipment and National Product Specialist for Plate Rolls.  “Ron Backhaus is an expert in plate and profile rolling machines. He knows more about variable geometry plate rolls than anyone else in the industry,” says…

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Jan 15, 2016 Leave a comment

Proper maintenance of your metal working machinery is the key to making your equipment last longer and perform consistently and efficiently. Every piece of manufacturing equipment requires routine maintenance in addition to any occasional repairs the machine may need. Whether you own a press brake, a lathe or a fiber laser, every machine requires specific…

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Sep 16, 2015 Leave a comment

This video demonstrates how to adjust a perimeter safety cable on a JMT plate roll. Safety cables shut off a machine’s operation when they are tripped (if someone bumps into them or something falls on them). This video shows how to set the proper tension initially when installing a plate roll and how to reset…

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Mar 04, 2015 Leave a comment

Don’t Get Flattened by the Wrong Plate Roll Six Questions that Can Help You Select the Right Equipment [Adapted from an article JMT was commissioned to write for the October 2013 issue of The Fabricator magazine.] Plate rolling is not like working a press brake, where there is a single bend and one direction of…

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