Category Archives: Metal Fabrication

Plasma Arc Cutting Quality Challenges and Troubleshooting

Plasma systems today are more powerful and portable than ever. They cut metal parts with very good, if not excellent, edge quality at an extremely fast clip. Still, fabricators are likely to face cut quality issues at one point or … Continue reading

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Using Advanced Welding Technology Can Revitalized Today’s Welding Classroom

Advanced welding technology can revitalize today’s welding classroom. The old adage that “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks” sometimes seems more like a challenge than words of wisdom. Today’s global market and the evolution of new technology offers … Continue reading

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Fundamentals of Plasma Gouging

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Mazak M5N 3000 CNC Lathe For Sale!

Listing price OBO. Only 2 owner. Has only been used for maintenance machining. Never used for mass production machining. Machine is in operable condition. Will be sold as is including, but not limited to

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Variable Affecting the Mechanical Properties of Carbon Steel Welds

When designing a structure — whether it’s a bridge, building or vehicle — engineers have to do according to the strength of the base material. Every finished product is required to meet specific requirements, including how much weight it can … Continue reading

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Selecting Filler Metals for Stainless Steels

The capabilities that make stainless steel so attractive — the ability to tailor its mechanical properties and resistance to corrosion and oxidation — also increase the complexity of selecting an appropriate filler metal. Any of of several types of electrodes … Continue reading

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Metal Fabrication Safety

Due to a variety of hazards found in the workplace environment, metal fabrication can be a potentially dangerous industry, especially if employees do not follow the safety regulations closely. Fortunately, the ate of non-fatal injuries in the industry has decreased … Continue reading

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Waterjet Cutting Technology

When it comes to metal cutting, waterjet cutting is a cut above traditional machining processes. Using high-pressure water flowing through a pump and out a cutting head, an abrasive waterjet cutting machine can cut a variety of applications with exceptional … Continue reading

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ATTENTION! MACHINIST APPLICANTS WANTED!

Machinists Needed We are seeking a dependable machinist. A minimum of 5 years experience running a manual lathe and manual mill in a job shop environment. Competitive wages, paid holiday, paid vacation, uniforms, health insurance and 401K.

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Cobalt Drill Bits: 7 Tips

Cobalt drill bits were constructed and designed to be able to drill particularly hard exteriors such as cast irons, titanium or treated stainless steels. Cobalt drill bits were made from a solid composition of steel and cobalt. It is made … Continue reading

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