Metal Forming Blog

Torin’s Latest Coilers

Speed, Precision, & Innovation With a 120-year legacy in providing quality metal forming machinery, FENN is dedicated to improvement and innovation. Expanding the existing offerings of Torin’s FZ-generation of coilers, FENN is pleased to offer the newly redesigned FZ-100, FZ-10, and FZ-810 single point coilers (Torin also offers dual point coilers!). During the engineering phase, FENN’s ... Read More

Multi-Stand Lead Lines From FENN

Over the past century FENN has had experience designing and building customized metal forming machinery, including lead lines for a variety of industries. FENN has manufactured dozens of lead rolling lines within the last decade. Mills have been supplied for both continuous strip and cast ingot. Strip rolling is the mechanical process of reducing the ... Read More

How To Care For Your FENN Mill

How To Care For Your FENN Rolling Mill FENN is proud to design and build 2-HI & 4-HI cold or hot rolling mills, custom mills, and mill lines, as well as offer rolling mill upgrades for aging equipment. Whether you have a new or existing FENN rolling mill, there are recommended routine maintenance tasks that should ... Read More

The Anatomy of a FENN Swager

The Anatomy of a FENN Swager What is a Swaging Machine? Over decades, rotary swaging has been developed and refined. The FENN swager has become a basic precision production machine capable of producing finished work to tolerances of +/- .001”. The range of swaging operations includes reducing, pointing, tapering, sizing, assembling, bonding, and forming I.D. contours – ... Read More

Advantages of Wire Flattening & Shaping Lines

FENN Wire Flattening & Shaping Lines Turks heads are often included as one component of a wire flattening and shaping line. Different functions of a turks head can include: Drawing rod or wire through rolls to form rectangular, diamond, or specialty shapes. Edging, embossing, or tempering flat strip. Sizing and edging rectangular wire.   Turks Heads, Rolling Mills, and More... FENN wire ... Read More