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Apr 1, 2020

Rafter Covid Update

2020-04-01T12:28:04-05:00April 1st, 2020|Company News|

Dear Valued Customers, I hope that this letter finds you and your family safe and healthy during these unprecedented times. As you may well know from current events, there is a massive effort going on in the private sector to meet these trying times with creative solutions. Rafter is [...]

Feb 19, 2020

Rafter Announces Organizational Changes

2020-02-19T08:23:04-05:00February 19th, 2020|Company News|

Strongsville, Ohio, USA, February 19, 2020 – As Rafter Equipment continues to focus on the needs of our customers, I am excited to announce a realignment of our commercial team focused on delivering our Total Mill Solutions portfolio of products and services to you. The following organizational changes are effective [...]

Jan 17, 2020

Rafter Ships RT-2500 Three Turksheads with Servo Adjust

2020-02-18T16:13:35-05:00January 17th, 2020|Company News, HFI Welding, Rollforming, Turkshead Straightener|

Strongsville, Ohio, USA, January 17, 2020 – Rafter Equipment Corporation has shipped three (3) RT-2500 single-sided turkshead straighteners each with 3-axis servo motorized adjustments to a major North American custom roll former of direct-welded profiles. These units are duplicates of units supplied previously to the same customer in 2016. [...]

Jan 6, 2020

Rafter Launches New Website

2020-01-07T08:59:08-05:00January 6th, 2020|Company News|

Strongsville, Ohio, USA, January 6, 2020 – Rafter Equipment Corporation is excited to announce the launch of our new website featuring the company’s Total Mill Solutions range of products and services.  The new website encourages visitors to “Let Rafter worry about your mill equipment – so you can focus on [...]

Dec 17, 2019

Rafter Ships Custom RT-2000S Driven Reshaping Stand

2020-01-03T08:56:53-05:00December 17th, 2019|Company News, Driven Roll Stands, New Equipment, Retrofit, Tube & Pipe Mills|

Strongsville, Ohio, USA, December 17, 2019 – Rafter Equipment Corporation has shipped a custom RT-2000S driven reshaping roll stand to a major North American tube producer. The customer approached Rafter to design and build the stand to bring all the various adjustments to the operator's side of the machine for [...]

Nov 1, 2019

Rafter Ships RT-3000 Direct-Weld Mill Accessories

2020-01-02T16:47:28-05:00November 1st, 2019|Company News, HFI Welding, New Equipment, Retrofit, Rollforming, Turkshead Straightener, Uncategorized, Weld Squeeze Box, Weld Upset Equipment|

Strongsville, Ohio, USA, November 1, 2019 – Rafter Equipment Corporation has completed an order for a RT-3000 HFI Weld Squeeze Box (4-Roll), a RT-3000 Heavy-Duty Single-Tool Weld Upset Bead Trimmer and a RT-3000 Double-Sided Turkshead Straightener for major North American custom roll formed profile supplier. The equipment will be used for the production of direct-formed and [...]

Jul 22, 2019

Rafter Announces New Partnership for Scarfing Inserts

2020-01-02T15:37:52-05:00July 22nd, 2019|Company News, Consumables, Weld Upset Equipment|

Strongsville, Ohio, USA, July 22, 2019 – Rafter Equipment Corporation announced today it has entered into an exclusive agreement with Saar-Hartmetall USA LLC for the distribution of HFI/HFC weld upset bead trimming (scarfing) inserts and cutting rings. Saar’s high-quality, German-made inserts offer significantly longer life over competitive inserts. This life, in turn, provides [...]

Apr 25, 2019

Rafter Announces Mill Alignment Services

2020-01-02T15:52:27-05:00April 25th, 2019|Company News, Mill Alignments, Service, Uncategorized|

Strongsville, Ohio, USA, April 25, 2019 – Rafter Equipment Corporation announced today it has added Mill Alignments to its Total Mill Solutions range of services. Regular alignment of a tube mill or rollformer is essential to maximize mill speed, maintain product quality, and reduce scrap. Rafter’s Mill Alignment service includes, but is not limited to: Pre-alignment mill evaluation Equipment [...]

Apr 9, 2019

Rafter Ships Heavy-Duty RT-2500 Idlers

2020-01-02T14:45:43-05:00April 9th, 2019|Company News, Idler Side Roll Stands, Tube & Pipe Mills|

Strongsville, Ohio, USA, April 9, 2019 – Rafter Equipment Corporation has shipped twelve (12) RT-2500 Heavy-Duty Idle Side Roll Stands to a North American tube producer. The idlers will replace the original sizing & reshaping units on multiple rafts supplied by the company dating back to 1997. The new design employs a [...]