Wire Forming and Bending Services

Created at : May 20, 2024

Argo Products, a renowned metal fabrication company based in St. Louis, specializes in wire forming and bending, offering a comprehensive range of services tailored to meet diverse industrial needs.

Wire Forming Services

Argo Products excels in wire forming, a process that involves manipulating wire into various shapes and designs. This technique is essential for producing a wide array of products such as springs, hooks, clips, rings, and custom wire forms utilized across numerous industries, including automotive, aerospace, medical, and consumer goods.

Techniques in Wire Forming at Argo Products:

  1. Manual Forming: For small batches or custom designs, skilled artisans use tools like pliers and mandrels to shape wire by hand.
  2. CNC Wire Bending Machines: Argo Products employs state-of-the-art computer-controlled machines to create complex shapes with high precision and repeatability.
  3. Multi-Slide Machines: These machines use multiple tools and slides to bend wire into intricate forms, ideal for high-volume production.
  4. Coiling: Specializing in spring production, wire is wound around a mandrel to create precise coils.

Wire Bending Services

Wire bending, a subset of wire forming, focuses specifically on creating bends at precise angles and shapes. Argo Products offers both manual and automated wire bending solutions, ensuring the highest quality and accuracy in their products.

Common Wire Bending Techniques at Argo Products:

  1. Hand Bending: Using tools like bending jigs, pliers, and vises for simple or custom bends.
  2. Press Brake: A machine press that bends wire by pressing it between a punch and a die.
  3. Roll Bending: Wire is passed through a series of rollers to create curves and bends.
  4. Mandrel Bending: Wire is bent around a fixed mandrel to achieve precise angles and radii.
  5. Rotary Draw Bending: Utilizes a rotating die to bend wire around a fixed point, perfect for creating tight, consistent bends.

Applications of Wire Forming and Bending

Argo Products’ wire forming and bending services cater to a broad spectrum of applications:

  • Automotive: Manufacturing springs, clips, brackets, and frames.
  • Aerospace: Creating custom wire forms for structural and control components.
  • Medical: Producing orthopedic devices, stents, and surgical instruments.
  • Consumer Goods: Crafting hangers, baskets, and wire shelving.

With a commitment to quality and innovation, Argo Products ensures that each wire product meets stringent industry standards and specific customer requirements. Their advanced techniques and equipment enable them to deliver reliable, high-quality wire forms and bends for any application.