The Bradbury Group News

Product Spotlight: Bradbury Light Structural Viper Line

Posted by Taylor Graber on Sep 26, 2016 8:45:00 AM

The Bradbury Light Structural Steel Framing line is designed to produce 14 ga. - 20 ga. stud and track products at speeds up to 500 FPM.  The typical web width range is 1.625” – 8” but can be customized to meet a customer’s specific needs. The typical line includes a 6,500 lb. capacity uncoiler, LS Viper™ or DW Viper® punch unit, our STR™ rollformer and closed loop post-cut shear.

To see a short video of this line click below.

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Topics: Recent Videos, Product Spotlight, Steel Framing

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

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, Hayes International

Bradbury Introduces IntroPlant™ 100 for Insulated Panel Manufacturing

Posted by Matt Werner on Dec 3, 2015 11:10:27 AM

Bradbury Group Australia, working with Bradbury Group Pu.ma., has designed an entry level, low cost solution for PU insulated panel manufacturing. Combining the experience and know-how of both leading companies, the entry level solution, named "BGA IntroPlant™ 100", will produce insulated Roof and Wall panels up to 100mm thick.

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Topics: Insulated Panels Manufacturing, Product Spotlight

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

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