How to Prolong the Useful Life of the Dies in Your Fabrication Shop

A die is a device that can be used to mould or stamp a design onto a metal during the fabrication process. These devices wear out easily because they rely on exerting mechanical force on a metal as they do their work. This article discusses some steps that you can take to prolong the useful life of the dies in the metal fabrication shop that you have just set up. [Read More]

4 Ways to Remove Burrs from Stamped Holes

Are you wondering about the best method to remove burrs from the stamped holes in parts that have been delivered to your fabrication shop? Read on and discover four ways that you can select from if you want to get rid of those burrs before you perform additional fabrication work on those pieces. Mechanical De-burring This refers to the use of hand tools or bead blasting equipment to remove the burrs from individual pieces. [Read More]

Selecting the Ideal Raw Steel Material for Fabrication

There are numerous materials in the modern market that are ideal for different metal fabrication projects. The choice will affect the longevity of fabricated items, the project costs, machinability and general performance of the metal products. One of the most advantageous materials in the current industrial sector is steel. The metal is relatively economical, has high strength and is durable. In addition, there are different types of steel materials with different properties that you can choose from depending on the project requirements. [Read More]

Choosing joiner material for aluminium manufacturing

Joinery is one of the most challenging parts of working with aluminium construction. Fitting pieces together and making them stay like that is important to any design and it's also the place in the structure where items tend to break if they haven't been fitted together properly. One of the most important things to consider when choosing method of joinery is the material that you're using. Each material has its own advantages and disadvantages that you should know about if you were to change the method of joinery you're using. [Read More]