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Sheet Metal Forming and Folding

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KMF is one of the leading suppliers of sheet metal folding and fabrication services in the UK.

The company combines the benefits of high-tech sheet metal manufacturing machines with the latest in innovative software to provide all manner of metal formed products.

Metal forming is a generic term that can include a broad range of manufacturing processes, but it mainly consists of bending metal sheets into the desired geometry.

The science behind the plasticity of metal-formed products is complex, with factors such as strain hardening, temperature control, flow stress and ductility factored into the metal bending and folding processes.

KMF Precision Sheet Metal currently operates 14 TruBend machines and two automated metal folding cells, incorporating 110-ton press brakes and extensive panel bending facilities.

These units offer exceptional reliability and predictable set-up times, thus enabling short batch runs.

In today's high-performance environment, sheet metal folding machines are only as good as the high-tech software that drives them.

KMF's programme of continuous improvement and high investment means that our metal bending and folding capacity, powered by the latest technology, allows us to meet the most demanding metal fabrication contracts, large or small, simple or complex.

The engineering team at KMF is highly experienced and expert in matching customer requirements to our sheet metal folding machinery, which is available 24-hours, seven-days-a-week.

ADVANTAGES OF METAL FORMING AT KMF

  • CAPACITY: Manual and automated machines meet any requirements.
  • VERSATILITY: Folding for a wide range of materials and sizes.
  • TECHNOLOGY: Computer assistance for consistency and accuracy.
  • SCOPE: Fabrication and assembly into fully commercial products.

OUTSOURCING WITH KMF GROUP

KMF has the skills and capacity to complete fabrication of complex folded products and multi-part assemblies assisted by expert use of advanced 3D CAD/CAM systems linked to CNC punching and metal bending machines. Press brakes and panel bending equipment used at KMF can create precision folded sheet metal components from mild steel, stainless steel, aluminium and more. Contact KMF Group to discuss your outsourcing needs and to see how we can help.

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