Figure 12-85.--Grooved scam locked with prick-punch
7. Secure the seam in position by making
end of the seam, as shown in figure 12-85.
Specialized Metal Forming Machines
Large shops have rotary machines for burring,
Figure 12-87.--Burring a disk.
turning, wiring, beading, setting down, grooving, and
crimping sheet metal. Some machines are of the
combination type, having one head with several sets of
Figure 12-87 shows the use of the burring rolls. The
rolls. A combination rotary head with burring rolls
steps in burring a disk are as follows:
mounted is shown in figure 12-86. Sets of rolls for
1. Adjust and align the rolls so that the inside edge
burring, turning, wiring, and elbow edging can be
of the top roll fits over the shoulder of the bottom roll.
installed on this rotary head.
Make the clearance equal to the thickness of the metal.
The burring rolls are used to turn an edge at right
(Insufficient clearance will cause the top roll to act as a
angles to form burrs or narrow flanges for seams and
shear and damage the stock.)
hems. A typical use of the burring rolls is for burring
2. Set the gauge to turn up the desired amount of
the disks that form the bottoms of some tanks and
metal. This is usually from l/8 inch to 3/16 inch.
Figure 12-86.--Combination rotary machine (shown with burring rolls).