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Stan@rmcooperage.com
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whiskey Barrel Hoops

Post by Stan@rmcooperage.com » Wed Nov 11, 2015 12:01 am

I need to fabricate several hundred hoops for wood whiskey barrels.. the hoops are made from 1/16" steel 1 1/2" wide rolled into a circle with a 5 degree flare across the width of the hoop. any suggestions on how to make these would be appreciated.

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Re: whiskey Barrel Hoops

Post by redneckalbertan » Wed Nov 11, 2015 12:16 am

I did a Google search for: "how to make hoops for a barrel" and came up with a bunch of hits. Here is the first one: http://www.ebay.com/gds/How-to-Make-Bar ... 227/g.html

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Re: whiskey Barrel Hoops

Post by hammermill » Wed Nov 11, 2015 5:25 am

i would look at a roller . depending on size a small bench top mounted unit should work. machine a new set of wheels to provide the proper needed taper. using the hammer method will save on gum menbership


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then again http://www.kentuckybarrels.com/?gclid=C ... nAodch64LQ

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Re: whiskey Barrel Hoops

Post by Stan@rmcooperage.com » Wed Nov 11, 2015 10:00 am

would I need to remachine all 3 roller or only the outfeed roller

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Re: whiskey Barrel Hoops

Post by hammermill » Wed Nov 11, 2015 5:00 pm

i will guess that all three will need to be the same as it will make several passes thru before to size. # 3 wheel machine

that said a machine for this should be a simple fabrication project as the pressures involved will not be huge.

a https://www.google.com/search?q=metal+r ... LRF0WYs%3D

i have a harbor frieght version of this.
http://www.baileigh.com/manual-roll-ben ... oCQEzw_wcB

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Re: whiskey Barrel Hoops

Post by BadDog » Wed Nov 11, 2015 6:47 pm

If you really need a conical section, I don't think a simple ring roller will get you there, though I think most bands are probably not conical, not sure. Anyway, to make it conical would require not only bending it into a ring, but also stretching one side somewhat. Otherwise, you get a coil spiral rather than a ring that meets up forming a conic section.
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