Standard Sheet Metal Machinery Inc. has introduced the patented Diamond Roll Beading Machine to the North American market. This roll beader/embosser is the first new duct beading technology introduced to the HVAC market since the original roll beading machines of the 1960s, according to the manufacturer. The company also claims that the machine produces a stronger beaded panel with an attractive diamond embossed surface in sheets up to a maximum of 18-gauge mild steel 72 inches wide.

Standard Sheet Metal Machinery Inc., P.O. Box 2673, Cedar Rapids, IA 52406; (319) 363-2535; www.ductmachines.com.