Forming of a Steel U Bolt for the Transportation Industry
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The level of workmanship we provide at Apex Wire Products Co., Inc. allows us to serve a wide variety of industries by providing premium quality wire forming services. The custom U-bolt highlighted here is used on truck trailers. The 13.25" long and 7" wide bolt is cut from 0.75" diameter A36 hot rolled steel round wire. The bolt is hand formed to within ±0.0625" using our hydraulic bending equipment and is threaded at both ends. Visual and dimensional inspections are performed during fabrication to ensure all parts meet customer specifications.
We are capable of bending a wide range of wire materials and diameters using manual and CNC forming processes. In addition, we can machine part features, such as the thread in this bolt, as well as chamfer or swage wire ends as specified. This bolt is produced in runs of 500 pieces with a typical lead time of 2 to 3 weeks. With over 70 years' of experience in the manufacturing industry, our team can meet a range of volume needs with fast turnaround at competitive prices. For additional details regarding this custom wire forming project, see the table below, or contact us directly.
Forming of a Steel U Bolt Project Details
- Product Name
- U Bolt
- Product Description
- Bolt on Trailer of Trucks
- Capabilities Applied/Processes
Punch Press Cutting
- Equipment Used to Manufacture Part
- Hydraulic Bender
- Overall Part Dimensions
- L 13-1/4" W 7"
- Tightest Tolerances
- +/- 1/16"
- Material Used
- 3/4" HR A36 Steel
- In process testing/inspection performed
- Dimensional Inspection, Visual Inspection
- Industry for Use
- 500 PCS
- Delivery/Turnaround Time
- 2-3 weeks
- Delivery Location
- Standards Met
- Customer Specifications, CAD Drawing
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