Metal Shapes - Zee Sections
Service Detail from MP Metal Products
Since this is a coil-based process, economical production lots typically begin around 5,000 lineal feet with existing tools. Sometimes holes and notches can be included to eliminate costly secondary operations. They are commonly used as trims, edgings, frames and structural components. This picture shows a Z used in a Marina application.
Custom roll formed shapes are available in aluminum, copper and a variety of steels and finishes. Metal gauges range from .010" up to .165", and widths up to 48". Custom lengths, special materials, finishes and packaging are tailored to OEM customer requirements. Custom profiles may require about 50,000 lineal feet to justify an initial tooling investment.