Metal Bending and Forming

Metal Bending and Forming Services

Metal Forming and Bending Services

Gilchrist Metal Fabricating Company offers a wide range of metal forming and bending services that give us the opportunity to regularly exceed our customers’ expectations. Whether you need simple aluminum channels or complex metal bending for a special project, we have built our reputation on our ability to complete projects that many other fabricators shy away from

No matter the complexity of your project, metal forming from Gilchrist Metal Fabricating Company works with you and the latest equipment to deliver exactly what you need.

When a customer from the marine propulsion industry needed metal bending for a damaged propeller, other fabricators called the task “impossible”. Fortunately, our extensive capabilities and expertise were capable of proving otherwise.

Regardless of your project’s complexity, GMFCO thrives on delivering results that help our customers succeed by offering extensive in-house capabilities and project support that keep you on time and under budget.

Our Competitive Advantage

• Superior Technical precision: Allows us to ensure accuracy when it comes to every customer specification.

• Extensive Capabilities: With press brake capacities up to 750 tons and 20', GMFCO can bend, form, flatten, and straighten fabrications with the most demanding specifications.

• Greater Flexibility for Greater Efficiency: With numerous machining and fabrication resources at our disposal, there are few limitations when it comes to creatively designing and manufacturing tooling solutions that allow for greater accuracy and productivity.

• All In-House: For metal forming projects that require a variety of shapes, our extensive in-house capabilities allow us to complete your project entirely under one-roof.

Forming Metal to Your Vision

GMFCO Regularly Provides Forming & Bending for a Variety of Projects

We can bend, form, flatten, and straighten with powerful press brake capacities up to 750 tons and 20'

Detailed capabilities include:

  • Rolling bars, channels, and more: bars, channels, angles, tube and pipe can be rolled into rings and ring segments
  • Rolling plate and sheet: Plate and sheet can be rolled into cylinders and cylinder segments, helixes, cones; concentric or eccentric
  • Radius forming to your template: Radius forming can be completed for tangents, angles, channels, hat channels, inverted hat channels, square to rounds, rectangle to round, obrounds, approximate ellipses and ellipses
  • Materials worked with include: Stainless steel, Aluminum, Hot Rolled Steel (HRS), Cold Rolled Steel (CRS), Hot Rolled Pickled and Oiled (HRPO), Abrasive Resistant Materials, AR 400, T-1, Cor-Ten and Tantalum
  • For more information about metal bending capabilities at Gilchrist Metal Fabricating Company, contact us today.

Metal Forming and Bending Markets

  • Architectural
  • Commercial
  • Communications
  • Concrete Precast Molds
  • Environmental Controls & Instruments
  • Fabricated Metal Products
  • Food Processing Equipment
  • General Construction
  • Hydro-Electric
  • Industrial
  • Marine
  • Power Transmission
  • Power Generation
  • Printing
  • Pulp and Paper
  • Semiconductor
  • Utility
  • Granular and Powder Bulk Material Handling Equipment
  • Steel Service Centers
  • Stainless Steel Service Centers
  • Special Industry Machinery
  • Architectural Design Firms
  • Sign Companies
  • Machine Shops
  • Paint Colorant Dispensing Equipment
  • Paint Blending Equipment (shakers)
  • Engineering Companies
  • Awning Manufacturers
  • Oil Exploration and Drilling
  • Art
  • Radio Wave Transmission
  • Television Broadcasting
  • And more…