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Blog posts tagged with 'elliptical steel bending'

"Daunting Curves Ahead"- Article in O & M Metal Fabricator
"Daunting Curves Ahead"- Article in O & M Metal Fabricator

A recent issue of O & M Metal Fabricator Magazine, produced by NOMMA, features a case study written by Jeff Fogel with input from key members of the Albina Team, on the great spiraling feat it took to create the spectacular spiral staircase at the American Airlines Headquarters in Fort Worth, Texa...

Signature Spiral Staircase at the Buddy Holly Hall of Arts & Sciences
Signature Spiral Staircase at the Buddy Holly Hall of Arts & Sciences

The Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Science in Lubbock, Texas is a 220,000 square foot state-of-the-art campus featuring two theaters, event space, a full-service bistro and a ballet academy under one roof. Albina bent various materials for the signature spiral staircase in the Christine D...

Custom Spiral Staircase Constructed of Rolled Steel Plate and Steel Tubing
Custom Spiral Staircase Constructed of Rolled Steel Plate and Steel Tubing

Albina Co., Inc. recently rolled several materials for a custom spiral staircase. Materials bent by Albina Co., Inc. include:
PL ¾" X 14" A36- spiral rolled to a 5’ 3” plan view radius and a 9’ 3” plan view radius.
PL ¾" x 4" A36- spiral rolled to a 5’ 3” plan view radius.
PL ¾" X 8" A36- spiral roll...

Curved Steel Creates Crown Jewel Wagon Creek Bridge in Lake Siskiyou, CA.
Curved Steel Creates Crown Jewel Wagon Creek Bridge in Lake Siskiyou, CA.

Albina elliptically bent 50,000# of 14" XH pipe, all material exposed, to extremely tight tolerances for the Wagon Creek Pedestrian Bridge in Mt. Shasta, California. The McConnell Foundation partnered with Siskiyou County by awarding a $600,000 grant for the Wagon Creek Bridge, and the bridge is c...

Elliptical Bends Provided for Universal Palms Hotel Pool Renovation

Albina recently bent 100 lengths of TS 2" X 1" X .125" WALL 6061-T6 aluminum in elliptical configurations. All of the ellipse bends had to be within 1/8" of the template provided and it was critical that all parts match each other. This was a rush project that was required just a few days after re...

Curved Steel Spiral Staircase at Tommy Bahama Waikiki, HI.
Albina recently bent very large HSS (Hallow Structural Steel) rectangular tubing 16" X 4" X .500" WALL A500 GR B for an elliptical staircase at the Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar at The Shops at Mauna Lani in Waikiki, Hawaii. Upon extensive review of the plans submitted to Albina for production, i...
What is Elliptical/Parabolic Steel Bending?
Elliptial/Parabolic steel bending occurs when the material is bent in one plane, but the radius changes throughout the arc. A radius is the line segment that joins the center of a circle with any point on the materials circumference (see Center-Line Radius). Arc is defined as the curved portion of ...
Compound / Double Plane Bending of HSS Tube Steel to AESS Quality
Completing today. Four length of HSS 12 X 6 X .375 Wall Tube Steel bent compound to approximate 70' radius in both the weak axis and the strong axis / Easy Way and Hard Way. Minimal distortion of Tube in section....