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Forum: Bead Rollers

Fabrication of bead rollers, rebuilding bead rollers and using them.

  1. Adding a motor to a bead roller

    Does anyone have pics. of the Harbour Freight bead roller or similar with a motor added on? Or does anyone know what type/speed/horsepower to use?...

    Started by Bryan Traylor, April 5th, 2007 11:31 AM
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  2. Bead Roller & English Wheel Combo

    Hi Here is my entry into the bead roller fray. Jim Ballie showed one he built and I want to build one but added an english wheel and other...

    Started by Tom Verity, October 24th, 2009 08:21 AM
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  3. Bead Roller Die Material

    I'm thinking about having a set of special profile dies machined for my bead roller and am contemplating using plastic, either Delrin or UHMW. UHMW...

    Started by Bob Nienke, February 28th, 2005 03:26 PM
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  4. Bead roller die set cabinet

    Gang, just finished a simple but usefull cabinet to organize my bead roller dies. 12" wide X 18" long. the back is 3/4" thick construction...

    Started by Terry Thorne, August 7th, 2004 08:56 PM
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  5. Bead roller die size

    I have a Williams Low Buck bead roller. The die size shaft diameter is: 15/16's or .946 There is no taper or keyway. Williams has one advantage in...

    Started by fred barnes, September 2nd, 2004 12:33 PM
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  6. Bead Roller Elec Drive

    Hi--I powered my HF bead roller with the electric winch motor they sell for under $50 . Got it together almost 2 weeks ago ,and just getting around...

    Started by Dan Zelenak, January 29th, 2006 11:49 AM
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  7. Bead roller for curtting sheet metal

    My question involves a pre-formed workpiece of 0.20" sheet metal. It is a motion picture film can with a 1-1/2" flange around the circular, outer...

    Started by Doug Hinton, February 5th, 2005 04:28 PM
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  8. bead roller hp

    I have been looking at dc motors, and have been wondering what kind of torque I should be looking for in in/lb. Roger if your reading this,was on mm...

    Started by Rodney Evans, July 22nd, 2005 03:33 PM
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  9. beader add on

    ring roller attached to one of my beaders. If you use a ring roller much I'm sure you'll like this. it works great! Jim Bailie ...

    Started by Jim Bailie, August 6th, 2004 01:52 PM
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  10. beader ?

    I have a Kohler beader made by Ingram machinery out of Oklahoma, dose any one know where I can pick up some dies for it?

    Started by Rex Rogers, July 16th, 2002 10:47 PM
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  11. beader, rolled edge

    I've found that if I use a rubber top die and a lower delrin die with a radius on one side , I can roll the edge for a fender side very quickly ...

    Started by Jim Bailie, April 18th, 2006 07:22 PM
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  12. Best speed

    Greetings All, Can anyone recommend the optimum speed to run a bead roller at? I have acquired a 120v gear drive with an output of 30...

    Started by Timothy Stachlewitz, February 4th, 2005 03:34 PM
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  13. Building a Bead Roller

    Just like the title of the thread says. Who can steer me in the right direction to make my own bead roller? Where to get parts, etc. I remember...

    Started by Ryan Gauder, November 11th, 2004 05:44 PM
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  14. Harbor Freight bead roller guide

    I bought a Harbor Freight bead roller and wanted a guide fence but they are discontinued, anyone have one they would want to sell? Any other brands...

    Started by Dale Peterson, August 9th, 2010 08:38 PM
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  15. Heavy-duty bead roller

    At 03:41 PM 12/2/2004, Dan wrote: For some reason, I think we may have gone through this recently, but I need some opinions on which bead roller...

    Started by Terry Cowan, December 2nd, 2004 08:28 PM
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  16. HF bead roller dies leave marks

    I have a horror freight bead roller which I have just tried for the first time. I work with aluminum and the female beader die leaves marks as the...

    Started by scott black, December 28th, 2010 08:21 AM
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  17. Making a recess or raised area w/roller

    When I was at SEMA I went by the Mittler Bros. booth. They had a piece of 18ga sheet metal that had recessed or raised area. Thay said it was done...

    Started by Ian Black, December 7th, 2004 01:35 PM
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  18. Making Rollers

    Rex, I've a machine shop depending on what type roller and material or if it has to be hardened,I can make them. It depends on shape size,cost of...

    Started by Jeffrey Brown Sr., June 6th, 2003 06:08 AM
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  19. Making rollers for bead rollers

    Group, Here is an e-mail I got from kevin. Rather than answer him directly (and probably give him wrong advice) -- I'm going to place this in...

    Started by terry cowan, February 17th, 2002 08:20 PM
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    July 24th, 2004 12:19 PM Go to last post
  20. Motor kit for Woodward bead roller

    I have a woodward bead roller. I know there are many ways to put a motor on it from spare parts but I don't care about spending the money to have it...

    Started by Vern Robbins, October 10th, 2007 11:56 PM
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