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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 […]
With all the technology currently available, you can take a machined part from concept to prototype to a finished piece and are now able to pinpoint and perfect specific areas of those parts that would have seemed inconceivable just a few short years ago. Whether the component in question was CNC machined, cut by a […]
Waterjet cutting appears to be one of the newest fascinations in town, but many people don’t realize it has been around for quite some time. When this technology appeared on the scene in the 1850s, it was used to excavate coal. At that time, few people would have believed it would grow to cut through […]
With total revenues averaging $33 billion per year, it’s safe to say the metal manufacturing industry is massive. So, it’s no wonder there are so many different metal fabrication methods to consider.  This article will cover a few of them, give a brief overview of the metal fabrication process, and where to best seek these […]
Did you know the metal fabrication equipment market will reach an impressive $92.84 billion by 2025? This growth is because of a rapidly increasing need for advanced infrastructure and growing industries – an industry in which you may already be a part. How do you keep up with the demand for high-quality products? How do […]
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the US currently employs more than 1.5 million welders. Opportunities in welding are expected to increase by about 8% from 2014-2024, which means that there will be more career opportunities in machining and welding jobs. So how do I get to start a career in machining and welding? […]
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Metal Turning 101

Metal turning and spinning date back thousands of years. The first pictorial evidence that archaeologists uncovered in the tomb of the fourth-century Egyptian pharaoh Petosiris.

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