HF1 MD HD Ultra Adjustable Flight Forming Machine

Outer Diameter (OD): 200mm to 1,350mm (With the purchase of an SD Adaptor Kit a wider range can be achieved between 50mm to 1,350mm diameter on this machine)

Pitch: Up to 1,200mm

Plate thickness: Up to 50mm in Mild Carbon Steel Grade 250, and Stainless Steel.
Up to 25mm in Hardox 450/500 HB (TUF) and other Abrasion Resistant material plates

Ideal for OEM’S and "Grocery" type firms to give an extensive range of helix diameters

Ideal for large Screw Conveyors, Horizontal and Vertical Drilling Augers, large Screw Piles, Snow Blowers, Agriculture Augers, and numerous other applications

Helix Flight Forming Machines are specifically designed to form sectional helices cut from flat plate. Our advanced forming technology allows simple, safe operation while delivering True Form helices at the lowest whole-of-life cost per helix produced

HF1 MD HD Ultra Adjustable Flight Forming Machine

Guidance above is subject to the conditions and limitations below:

  • Indicated machine ranges are based on 250Mpa Yield Strength Plate and the Range of sizes will be affected by the varying Grades of material used
  • Maximum Pitch is a function of the diameter to fit the shaft and is limited accordingly
  • Extended Diameter and Pitch Range may be achieved if the Flange width is less than 25% of the diameter of the plate
  • Pitch may be limited by the material thickness which may be too thin to hold the correct form
  • Forming Abrasion Resistant material may require special high-wear Forming plates
  • Forming of Abrasion Resistant material may be limited by the forming force of the machine, the limitations in pitch due to the increased spring back of the material being used, and the limitations of the material to stretch during Forming without unwanted cracking
  • The maximum achievable plate thickness is subject to both pitch to shaft diameter ratio, and the maximum flange width cross-sectional area for the respective machine being used


Machine Type HF1 SD VX HF1 MD VX HF1 MD HD HF1 ID HD
Length 1.25m 2.8m 2.8m 3.4m
Width 1.3m 2.5m 2.5m 2.8m
Height 1.0m 1.4m 1.4m 2.0m
Weight 2.0t 5.21t 9.0t 12t
Motor Size 9.5kW 9.5kW 15kW 15kW
Clearance around all sides 0.5m 1.0m 1.0m 2.0m
Clearance on operator side 0.5m 1.0m 1.0m 2.0m
Required power source 3ph 3ph & 1ph 3ph & 1ph 3ph

A Small Diameter Adaptor Kit is available for the MD VX and MD HD machines which allows them to Form an extended range of Helices from 50mm OD to 1,350mm OD

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