1995 - Volume #19, Issue #3, Page #27[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Hudraulic Metal Roller
"I've used it to roll tubing for round bale feeders, covered wagons, packer wheel re-caps, and many other jobs," says Hagen, whose home-built 4-ft. metal brake and shear was previously featured in FARM SHOW.
The new hydraulic-powered roller is chain-driven by an orbit motor. A simple hand-cranked jack applies down pressure to the rollers. There are different tracks on the rollers for different metals. It'll handle I/8-in. wall tubing up to l in. dia., flat iron 1 in. by 318-in. or smaller (flat or on edge), and angle iron up to 1 in.
We designed it on a computer CAD system, refining it in the computer first before building it. It does everything we expected," says Hagen, who makes plans available for a fee for the roller and also for his brake/shear machine. He has also designed a punch and bar shear.
"These machines have all been great additions to my farm shop," he adds.
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Wayne Hagen, Box 215, Lake Alma, Sask. SOC OMO Canada (ph 306 447-4721).
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