The Bradbury Group News

Hayes Automated Purlin Stacker

Posted by Rachel Grilliot on Sep 18, 2017 2:41:44 PM

 Hayes International, located in Rotorua, New Zealand, announces its new Automated Purlin Stacker. The stacker is capable of stacking six parts per minute including Cee, Zee, U, Single and Double Slope Eave, and Angle profiles. 

Supporting part lengths from 6 to 60 feet, and web widths between 4 and 16 inches, the stacker can be

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Topics: Metal Building Roll Forming, Company News, Product Announcements

Product Spotlight: Bradbury Crimped End Bridge Deck Roll Forming Line

Posted by Taylor Graber on Jun 3, 2016 10:00:32 AM

Bradbury's bridge deck roll forming line is able to produce a closed end bridge deck profile.  This line includes a 20,000 lb capacity uncoiler, thread up table with entry shear, a 22 pass Rafted® roll former with 4 1/2" shafts and post shear and press to crimp, notch, and shear the leading and trailing ends of the 2” deep Deck Profile.

From Bradbury's Doublewide™ Rollformers to our innovative pin and cam Rafted® Drive Connection, our deck roll forming lines are built for flexibility and high throughput. With a material range from 16-gauge to 29-gauge steel, the proven and time-tested crunch tooling design consistently delivers maximum results with limited maintenance. Whether you require interlocked, nestable, embossed, or slot vented decking or hangar tabs, curving units or stacking systems, Bradbury has field-proven equipment to meet your needs.

To see a short video of this line click below.

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Topics: Metal Building Roll Forming, Recent Videos, Product Spotlight, steel decking

Product Spotlight: Patriot Shear for Standing Seam Lines

Posted by Matt Werner on May 10, 2016 9:00:00 AM

The Bradbury Co., Inc. has a new video featuring a Flying Patriot Shear. This machine can be retrofitted into an existing line or purchased with a Bradbury Standing Seam Roof Panel Line. The servo accelerated Punch/Notch and Shear Die allows for close coupling with a roll former, minimizing floor space requirements.  The Patriot Shear comes in 24" - 48" width capacities, up to 200 feet per minute (60 MPM) and can shear a capacity of 22 gauge (.86 mm) steel.  The Multi-Function Patriot shear can be programmed to shear only, or add holes and notches when needed. This gives it the ability to feed traditional roll forming lines as well as standing seam lines. 

To see a short video of the Bradbury Patriot Shear click below.

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Topics: Metal Building Roll Forming, Recent Videos, Product Spotlight, Metal Roofing

Visit The Bradbury Group at Frame Building Expo 2016

Posted by Taylor Graber on Feb 23, 2016 9:30:00 AM

The Bradbury Group will be exhibiting at Frame Building Expo 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana, March 9th through 11th. Stop by and visit with us at booth #527. Stop by to discuss our latest developments in rollforming, trim shop equipment, and other new products from The Bradbury Group.

 
Click on the image above or click here to register.
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Topics: Metal Building Roll Forming, Trim and Flashing Manufacturing Equipment, Tradeshows

Hayes Installs Corrugated Curver for the US Market

Posted by Matt Werner on Feb 17, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Hayes recently installed a corrugated curver for the US market at Bridger Steel in Montana. The fully automated machine will allow Bridger Steel to smooth curve their 2.67" X 7/8" deep corrugated sheets for a number of applications, including:


  • Radius roof curves
  • Liquid storage tanks
  • Feed troughs
  • Architectural curves
  • Window wells

Dennis Johnson at Bridger Steel stated, "We have been doing mostly curving for roofing and researching some of the other products that can be produced with the curver. We have found it works great and makes a great product."

Click below to view the Corrugated Curver video.

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Topics: Metal Building Roll Forming, Product Spotlight

New Additions to the Bradbury Group Trade-In Equipment List

Posted by Matt Werner on Dec 10, 2015 10:54:47 AM

The following items have been added to our trade-in equipment list:

  • Hayes Dual Level Ag & R-PBR Panel Line
  • Hayes QC300 Cee/Zee and Eave Strut Purlin Line

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Topics: Metal Building Roll Forming, Used Equipment

Hayes Exports Machine Number 1574 to 85th Country

Posted by Matt Werner on Nov 18, 2015 9:12:47 AM


Hayes International is pleased to announce the recent confirmed order for a QC300 purlin line with Sigma to a new customer based in the country Latvia. 

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Topics: Metal Building Roll Forming, Company News

Product Spotlight: Flying Post Cut Panel Line

Posted by Matt Werner on Nov 9, 2015 1:56:23 PM

The Bradbury Group offers multiple options when it comes to Metal Roofing and Siding roll formers. This product spotlight features a Hayes Single Level Panel roll former, Bradbury Flying Post Cut Shear, and Beck Automation closed loop controls. This line is also designed to run moisture barrier underlayment and produce quality panels with or without felt. 

To see a short video and for more information click below.

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Topics: Metal Building Roll Forming, Recent Videos, Product Spotlight

Free Admission to Metalcon 2015 Compliments of The Bradbury Group

Posted by Matt Werner on Sep 2, 2015 9:30:00 AM

The Bradbury Group of companies will be exhibiting at Metalcon 2015 in Tampa, FL, October 14 - 16. Please stop by booth #731 to visit with us about our years of experience developing roll forming equipment that manufactures superior components for the metal construction industry. 

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Topics: Metal Building Roll Forming, Tradeshows

Product Spotlight: Multi Profile Trim Roll Former

Posted by Matt Werner on Aug 21, 2015 11:12:20 AM

The Bradbury Co., Inc. has a new video featuring a Multi Profile Trim Roll Former. This machine produces the following four profiles: R-Panel Jamb Trim, R-Panel Head Trim, Ridge Roll, and R-Panel Sculptured Corner. This machine is blank fed by the operator and produces the profiles completely with hems where required in just a few seconds.

To see a short video of the Bradbury Multi Profile Trim Roll Former click below.

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Topics: Metal Building Roll Forming, Trim and Flashing Manufacturing Equipment, Recent Videos, Product Spotlight