View Full Version : Pressure Req'd to Roll-Emboss Wrought Iron Strip

01-05-2017, 11:18 AM
Roughly how much pressure is required on a set of rolls to cold-emboss wrought iron flat bar (1/4" x 1-1/2" ?).

The question arises after watching a Hebo machine performing this process and others in the following YT video

Machines de ferronnerie HEBÍ PART 1 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-0L5Tc0E0Y)

There is a brief display at 0:31 and then a full segment on handrail embossing begins at 7:53.

I have to say the entire show was an eye-opener. I am no stranger to iron-workers, but I had no idea that the traditional blacksmith's art for producing wrought iron rails, fencing and gates had been rendered obsolete to the extent shown in the Hebo video.