Rotary end forming and tube cut-off machine for tube and pipe from 8.0″ – 16.0″. Machine has capability for tube cut-off up to 5.0″. Our RFM-16 is leading the industry in tube cut-off technology and will deliver a fast chip-less cut after bend. The RFM-16 can handle the toughest materials such as titanium and inconel.

Proto-1’s RFM-16 End Form Applications:┬átrim and form, tube reducing, bending, swaging, slotting, hole punch, beading, knurl, flaring, notching, large bead, and norma ball.


  • Tube Diameter: 8.0″ – 16.0″
  • Tube Wall: 0.020″ – 0.120″
  • Cycle Time: 8-20 seconds depending on end form and material type
  • Clamp Hydraulic Cylinder: 4″ bore and 4″ stroke
  • Drawbar Hydraulic Cylinders: 4″ bore and 8″ stroke
  • Dimensions: 101.5″ length x 75.4″ width x 93.7″ height

Standard Features

  • Warranty: One year from date of purchase
  • Voltage: Standard (480v/60hz/3phase)
  • Controls: Allen Bradley PLC
  • Operational Screen: Allen Bradley HMI Touchscreen
  • Oil Tank: 130 gallons
  • Hydraulic Oil Cooling: Fan air cooled system
  • Paint Color: Proto-1 blue
  • Cycle Start: Finger switch

Safety Features

  • E-stop on the swing arm
  • Pneumatic lockout point
  • Electrical lockout point


  • UL or CUL certifications can be added for additional cost
  • Other power options are available and can be quoted
  • Custom control available upon request and can be quoted
  • Custom designed fixtures for tubing
  • Water cooling available upon request
  • Custom safety features available upon request
  • Custom paint available upon request