J Channel Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides an extensive list of J channel manufacturers and suppliers. Utilize our website to review and source J channel manufacturers with our easy-to-use features which allow you to locate J channel companies that will design, engineer, and manufacture J channels for your exact specifications. Our request for quote forms make it easy to connect with leading J channel manufacturers. View company profiles, website links, locations, phone number, product videos, customer reviews, product specific news articles and other production information. We are a leading manufacturer directory who will connect you with the right manufacturers whether you are looking for U channels, hat channels, or C channels.

  • Ixonia, WI

    ISO 9001:2008 certified manufacturer specializing in custom roll forming. Unique profiles are run in gauges from 0.005" to 0.165" and widths up to 48" on 35 lines. Adding in-line operations may enhance your product. Design assistance is available to seek an economically creative solution. Economical production lots often begin around 5,000 lineal feet. For more information on us or our products, give us a call today!

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  • Berkeley, IL

    Johnson Bros. is a leading manufacturer when it comes to roll forming metals, pre-finished and plain. Such as profiles, U-Channels, C-Channels, J-Channels, Hat Channels, Box Channels, Zee Channels, Strut Channels, moldings, angles, rings (bent inline), frames, lock seam & open seam tubing. For runs large or small, our fully capable process goes from concept to completion.

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  • Elkhart, IN

    With over 50 years of experience, United Roll Forming specializes in roll forming for a variety of industries. Our products are the result of state-of-the-art machines that provide both quality and efficiency. We are extremely proud of our ability to take any type of metal and transform it when other suppliers gave up. No matter the size or shape, turn to us for your fabrication needs.

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  • Louisville, KY

    Producing five different standard products, as well as complicated roll forming sections and secondary operations such as notching, punching and fabricating, is Roller Die & Forming Company, Inc. They provide in-house tool room for quality metal moldings and the employees have been trained in every aspect of the roll forming process, representing over 200 years of experience.

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  • Racine, WI

    Premier Products of Racine is a full-service company established in 1999 that provides custom roll formed products for applications such as outdoor appliances, tanker trucks, and office furniture. Our 40,000-square-foot facility enables us to perform a variety of additional processes such as custom packaging, welding, and riveting. For more information on what we can do for you, call or visit our website!

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J Channels Industry Information

J Channels

Like other channels manufactured for building and repair purposes, J channels are made out of a wide variety of materials, from aluminum to steel to plastic. J channels are most commonly used as a finishing touch along the edge of gables and around the trim of windows and doors. Because of their hooked J shape on the end of the flange, most J channels can easily be installed by quickly cutting them down to the necessary shape and then snapping them into place.

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Design of J Channels

Many manufacturers design all-weather J channels to be sold in hardware stores. These can be coated with a variety of finishes to match or complement existing siding on a house. For example, some J channels are created with a brown, grainy finish giving the appearance of wood trim when installed. The benefit of this is that installation of a J channel is cheaper and faster than using real wood, and it will not rot over time as it is exposed to moisture. J channels are used indoors as well to add a finishing touch around the interior of a window frame or other enclosure.

J Channel Manufacturing Process

The manufacturing process for J channels is very simple, but it also depends on what materials are being used. If the manufacturing is done using plastic, a mold is employed to form the heated liquid into a J channel as it cools. These long pieces can then be cut down into shorter sections. If sheet metal is used, a press in a fabrication plant will force the J channel into the correct shape, either by heating it or by using cold roll forming techniques to apply slow even pressure to the metal. This is a very quick production process, so manufacturers can quickly assemble J channels and ship them off to vendors to be resold or installed by contractors. Some manufacturers will even offer to design and create custom J channels for unique applications or for building projects where the measurements are not typical of standard materials.

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