Channel Sections - Cold Formed

We cold form channel sections from cut to sized plate in stainless steel and carbon steel. 

stainless steel formed sections

Cold formed channel thicknesses

Stainless & carbon steel 3mm 4mm 5mm 6mm 8mm 10mm 12mm 15mm

The plate can be cut to size by guillotine. This is most suitable for regular shapes. Alternatively laser cut material of more intricate shapes can be pressed.

The ratio of the leg to the base of the channel section depends on the thickness of the material being pressbraked.

Cold formed channel leg and base dimensions
  Leg (min) Base (min) Leg (max) Base (max)
3mm 30 50 300 600
4mm 35 60 300 600
5mm 40 60 300 600
6mm 50 70 300 600
8mm 60 80 300 600
10mm 70 100 300 600
12mm 80 120 300 600
15mm 100 150 300 600

The maximum length of a single piece depends on the material thickness.

Cold formed channel piece lengths
  Max piece length
3mm 4 metres
4mm 4 metres
5mm 4 metres
6mm 4 metres
8mm 4 metres
10mm 3 metres
12mm 2.5 metres
15mm 1.5 metres


Need Holes or Slots?

We punch holes or slots in stainless steel or mild steel plates. The Punched Holes diameter must be greater than the plate thickness. Holes less than the plate thickness must be drilled - please contact the Sales Desk for a price
Holes or slots in Stainless or Mild Steel to your specification

How Accurate?

Download our Cutting & Bending tolerance specifications PDF
Accuracy Tolerances and Specifications

How Soon?

Delivery and manufacturing lead times. Depending upon the size of the order we aim to despatch goods within 2-5 working days. Carriage cost depends upon the size and weight of the order, and the delivery address postcode.
Delivery and manufacturing lead times