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The fact that we have metal bending tools for forming sheets into various shapes hides one of the world’s most significant innovations in engineering today. So routine is the process that we rarely think about it until we have a metal sheet and would like to craft an object out of it.  A simple sketch […]
The process of metal-bending is done by bending sheet metal or pipe (or an arbitrary sheet form) about a centerline, the radius of which may be fixed or variable. The rivet and blind holes are usually drilled through the circumference. The details of this operation may be varied by utilizing different bending tools. What is […]
The tensile qualities of metal make it one of the most exacting materials to work with. This difficulty also poses a significant challenge to producing detailed and accurate components. Traditional methods just couldn’t keep up with the tighter tolerances that modern engineering calls for. This is where CNC milling techniques come in. Today, it is […]
What Is the Metal Fabrication Process? Metal fabrication is the process of cutting, forming, and assembling metals to create structures or individual parts. The cutting process involves using tools to remove material from the workpiece and can be done either manually or with a machine. Welding joins two pieces of metal together and can be […]
The destructive nature of water has never been in doubt, but who knew if engineers focused on that nature and beefed it up with abrasives, a water jet could cut through anything? Seriously, glass water jet cutting has various benefits over traditional glass cutting methods. Precision waterjet cutting provides a precise cut that needs no […]
The Heat Affected Zone (HAZ) of a metal panel that has been mechanically or thermally cut is a threat to the purity of the material being cut and a primary cause of premature cutting equipment failure. Precision waterjet cutting – the simple yet forceful act of using a high-powered stream (jet) of water to precisely […]