Custom rollform line for various special C Shape parts

Custom rollform line for various special C Shape parts

We recently shipped a custom rollform line put together by our team using machinery from our inventory along with new controls, drive system and a new hydraulic cut off press manufactured by ERWTech and UCG. This line was created to run various special C Shape parts. Contact us to discuss the part(s) you would like to produce for a complete line quote.

Universal provide reliable and economical solutions for buying rollformers and complete lines. We are a one-stop resource offering in-stock used rollformers, machine automation, start-up & commissioning, on-site support and much more.

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Universal in the News

Universal in the News

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We are pleased to share links to recent publications featuring new tube mills manufactured by UCG and ERWTech.

A new 89 mm high-frequency tube mill line was recently featured on the cover of Tube & Pipe Technology magazine. The line included all-new entry equipment, tube mill, high-frequency welder and flying cold saw. We expect to have another 89 mm tube mill line on our floor for inspection very soon.

Our latest development of a new carport tube mill was mentioned in The Garage, Shed & Carport Builder magazine article How Carport Framing Is Made. Our very own Ralph Girkins contributes his knowledge about the process and necessary equipment involved.

New UCG/ERWTech tube mills are used across many industries including metal building products, carports, automotive, agricultural, aerospace, office furniture, shelving and much more. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or RFQs at 1-419-872-2364 or [email protected].

We are expanding our team

Universal is one of the largest tube & rollform machinery dealers in North America and we are continuously expanding. We are looking for people with good mechanical and electrical knowledge that we can train to work in our Perrysburg, Ohio machine shop.

We are hiring for all positions including Laborers, Mechanics, Machine Electricians, Mechanical and Electrical Technicians, Electrical Engineers and Sales.

Please use the link below to send us your resume or contact us at 1-419-872-2364.

Sell Your Surplus Machinery

If you have been thinking of selling, here are some recommendations to get the most value out of your surplus machinery.

When to Sell
It’s common for metalworking machinery to go from being used heavily every day for years to sitting idle or in storage when production needs change. When do you sell? Machinery should be sold as soon as it has served its purpose to get the most value out of it. Storing unused machinery for long periods will decrease the value and take up space. When you discover that your equipment is taking more than it is giving out, it makes sense to sell.

How to Sell

Selling your surplus machinery can seem to be a daunting task if you are unfamiliar with the process and options available. We offer the options (see below) you need and have the resources to sell your equipment as quickly as possible for a fair price. We buy tube mills, rollformers, coil handling equipment and other metalworking machinery. Read on as we outline your options to derive the most value out of your surplus equipment.

Immediate Cash Buy
Send us information and pictures of your tube mill, rollformer or other machinery and if interested, we will present you with an offer. If accepted, you will have the proceeds before removing your machinery.

Auction Sale
If you are closing a production plant with tube, pipe and rollform machinery all you need to do is contact us. Who better to help liquidate than a global company with the customer database you require to advertise and sell your machinery fast and at a fair price. We will work with you to determine the best way to get the top dollar you need and will bring in specialists to help get the job done. We can handle the entire process or just as much as you need us to.

Consignment
Selling on Consignment means you own the machinery until the date of sale while we work to get you the price you need. You can’t lose! Keep the machinery at your facility, or we will bring it to our warehouse where we can clean and paint it, advertise, bring in the customer and send you a check when it is sold.

Trade
If you have machinery no longer in use because your production needs have changed consider a trade deal. Call and talk to our sales team and discover what is possible. Perhaps trading in obsolete pieces in exchange for the newer or updated machines is the answer.

Upgrading
We build retrofit repower packages that can upgrade your surplus machinery to get it back in operation. We can quote you a complete or partial upgrade according to your application and budget.

Upgrade your Machinery to the Latest Technology with Minimal Downtime

Upgrade your Machinery to the Latest Technology with Minimal Downtime

Removing machinery from production to have it worked on is out of the question for most manufacturers. Our retrofit packages are a quick and cost-effective solution to updating machinery with little downtime.

Tube mill and Rollformer repower kit

Updating to the newest technology can increase production speeds, improve safety, expand capabilities, reduce downtime for maintenance and even save you the cost of replacing machinery.

Our packages include an assembled 480V AC variable speed drive system, push-button console, remote jog pendant, E-STOP station, complete AutoCAD drawing package and optional AC inverter duty motor.

We design, build, assist with the retrofit, start-up, train your staff and support what we sell. Contact us for more information about updating your tube mill, rollformer or in-line machinery.

Improve your cut-offs efficiency, accuracy and performance

Improve your cut-offs efficiency, accuracy and performance

Designed for maximum efficiency, accuracy and excellent performance under all operating conditions. The U-Trak Length Control System is versatile, rugged and economical for old and new machinery.

This closed-loop system uses a controller to automatically synchronize the speed of the die set with the part. Multiple batch control and cutting parameters can be set to minimize the need for operator intervention.

Quick and easy to install and interface with existing machinery and is fully supported by our team out of our NW Ohio.


Length Control for Cutoff Machines

Features:
✓ Increased Line Speeds
✓ Greater Accuracy with Reduced Scrap
✓ Longer Blade Life
✓ Batch Control with on the Fly Changes
✓ Blade Width Compensation
✓ Touch Screen Operator Interface
✓ Fully Supported

Speeds:
U-TRAK TW – 130 FPM
U-TRAK 1 – 175 FPM
U-TRAK 2 – 250 FPM
U-TRAK B – 600 FPM
U-TRAK HD – 135 FPM