Forming
E+R Forming

We are world-leading forming providers of Tube Mill, Fin Mill and Core builder machines for the automotive heat exchanger industry.

The acquisition of The Fin Machine Company (IP) has broadened the range of machinery we can offer, and for existing FMC customers we can reproduce and/or retool FMC machinery, as well as upgrading or supplying spares.

Using the latest technologies in digital image capture to produce high magnification digital images, enabling us to check the output component quality from our machine builds, ensuring the highest performance levels that our customers expect.

Our dedicated and experienced team of designers work together to surpass industry standards and continually improve the quality of machine principles.

+ Experience

E+R is a world-leading equipment engineering company. We have grown and developed across a number of market sectors including Print, Forming, Vacuum and Coating and we are proud to be a leading manufacturer of sophisticated roll-to-roll production machinery.

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+ Expertise

E+R puts innovation, creativity and invention at the heart of everything we do. We continue to invest in research projects to explore the limits of engineered solutions for our customers and we are committed to challenging the status quo.

We work collaboratively with partners in private industry and from the world of academia to ensure we remain at the cutting edge of innovation.

+ Advanced Forming Solutions

Tube Mill

+ Tube Mill

Runs at 150 metres and 300 cuts per minute. Quick changeover – change from one model to another easily within 30 minutes.

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Tube Collection Systems

+ Tube Collection Systems

Designed to collect folded tubes for storage in trays or paper band tubes at up to 300 tubes/min. Accommodates tube lengths from 130mm – 1200mm.

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Turbulator Machine

+ Turbulator Machine

Robust and flexible machine capable of up to 310mm strip width and 150 cuts/min.

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Fin Mill

+ Fin Mill

Capable of single or twin lane operation and up to 75 cuts and 250 per minute. Built to exacting standards with both single and twin track production.

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CAC Tube Mill

+ CAC Tube Mill

Designed to be flexible - has a sub plate design to allow for quick changeovers between different products. Capable of producing tubes up to 100mm high.

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Tooling

+ Tooling

World-leading capabilities for new heat exchanger, fin and tube tooling. Our engineers will work with you to provide the ultimate solution.

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Fin / Tube Insertion

+ Fin / Tube Insertion

Systems available to suit CAC or ATOC fin/tube insertion. CAC tubes up to 60 tubes/min, ATOC tubes with 2 internal fins 20 tubes/min.

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Core Assembly / Core Builder

+ Core Assembly / Core Builder

Manual output machine and fully automated solutions available.

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+ Heat Exchanger Technology built to your specification

E+R demonstrates an in-depth understanding of our clients’ forming needs in an ever-changing market.

Our experienced and dedicated team include designers, engineers, creative problem-solvers and critical thinkers who are committed to creating the best possible solution for your project or challenge.

Creating new technology and applying this to the machinery we produce is our key focus.

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+ Custom development for all Heat Exchange applications

Our objective is to provide you with the ultimate solution that completely matches your needs, so our engineers will work with you from the concept stage to ensure you have the best possible design.

We are able to design and manufacture a range of form and tube mill rolls to suit your machinery irrespective of the origin or type. We will regrind or remake your existing rolls either in HSS or Carbide, the choice is yours.

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+ After Sales and Support

We are committed to providing the highest levels of customer service throughout your journey of working with E+R.

Our After Sales team will support you with any additional requirements and are on hand to offer advice at any stage of your product or project’s development.

E+R offer a range of planned maintenance contracts for Forming and appraisal services for those looking to review machine condition or plan refurbishment or upgrades.

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Advanced Forming & Heat Exchanger development

+ Engineering Capabilities

Experienced mechanical and electrical assembly and installation engineers

  • Wide experience across diverse range of applications
  • Mechanical assembly, set-up and calibration of machine sections in-house
  • In-house panel build for control cubicles
  • Installations completed globally, turn-key start-ups possible

Machine shop for the manufacture of key components

  • Equipment portfolio focussed on key elements of machinery – machine frames and ties, rollers, precision components
  • Early/late shift pattern
  • Complete ‘ownership’ of critical components

 Tool room for manufacture of precision components

  • Precision equipment – wire EDM, CNC grinding and finishing
  • Precision inspection and component validation equipment – CMM, Jodon etc.

Certified to ISO 9001: 2015 quality system

  • Component inspection and quality validation
  • Assembly validation and sign-off at FAT and SAT
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+ Manufacturing Capabilities

Experienced mechanical and electrical/control engineering team

  • 18 full-time engineers
  • Web transport, roller design, web guiding, spreading etc.
  • Drying technologies
  • Coating technologies
  • Machinery sub-systems – pneumatics, hydraulics, cooling systems, vacuum

Mechanical design in 3D drafting system with sophisticated FEA

  • Complex stress analysis of vacuum vessels ensures optimal design
  • Stress deflection analysis for optimal precision and accuracy

Full control systems design – hardware and software

  • Electrical control cubicles, HMI and operator pendants
  • Wide variety of vendors – Rockwell, Siemens, Bosch Rexroth, Mitsubishi etc.
  • Fully compliant safety systems
  • Software design and implementation
  • Complex drive algorithms – registration, dynamic positioning, tension sensitivity and processing
  • Testing and commissioning of systems by E+R staff

+ Case Studies

Discover more examples of production machinery and engineering projects brought to life through E+R's unique combination of design expertise, advanced engineering skills and expert customer service. Projects where innovation, simplicity of design and inbuilt reliability come as standard.

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