Five Benefits of Hiring a Local Machine Shop

Superior quality control: Traveling and shipping can complicate a project. Sometimes, it is easier to go over issues and praise innovation in person so there is good communication. That results in a good quality overall and makes it easier to keep everyone in the loop to assure standards are met. There is also less delay when errors need correction, or if …

What Is Sheet Metal Fabrication And How Does It Work?

When people talk about sheet metal fabrication, they are discussing the process that is used to manipulate materials to create a component that will be used in an end product. It involves a material being cut, formed and finished. Sheet metal fabrication is used in pretty much every sort of manufacturing field, notably in medical equipment, computers, electronics and appliances. …

What is Metal Fabrication?

Metal fabrication can be summed up as the way to create some form of metal structure, whether that’s by cutting, bending, or otherwise assembling the metal into another form. Typically this refers to using some form of sheet metal. Metal Fabrication via Cutting Cutting involves any type of shearing of the metal, sawing, chiseling or other manual methods of ripping …

Abrasive Waterjet Cutting – Application and Capability

Abrasive waterjet cutting is gaining popularity as a means for cutting a wide variety of materials. Ease of programming and the jet’s ability to cut almost all materials and any thickness make it suitable for all shape cutting applications except extremely hard materials. Its most significant attribute as an accurate cold cutting process allows it to cut metals without leaving …

Waterjet – How It Works

The energy required for cutting materials is obtained by pressurizing water to ultra-high pressures and forming an intense cutting stream by focusing this high-speed water through a small, precious-stone orifice There are two main steps involved in the waterjet cutting process. 1. The ultra-high pressure pump or intensifier generally pressurizes normal tap water at pressure levels above 40,000 psi (2760 …