Metal rollers are a quick and efficient way to bend metal into desirable shapes and tubes with precision. These tools are dangerous in many ways and without proper use and safety, the operator could become seriously injured. In this article I am going to discuss what exactly a metal roller is and what hazards to avoid while using a metal roller machine.
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In the welding industry, a bad weld can lead to disaster and devastation on massive levels. The lack of inspection and guidelines now a days are something that is in need of serious reform. However, at BWM services we inspect all welds to make sure they are fit for duty. No product leaves our shop if the welds are unsafe or unreliable. Giving our customers a safe product is among a top priority among us. With professionals and years of experience under our belts we can guarantee your satisfaction with our work. We will discuss how to perform risk assessment for bad welds.
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Being an underwater welder, you are combining two professions and adopting not only the benefits, but the risks of both. Welding as it is poses a lot of threats and dangers toward you, now when you’re underwater, the risks and dangers are amplified. Its a difficult job, it’s dangerous, and for some of you that may be a big contributing factor as to why you want to pursue this career. Being an underwater pays well, that’s for sure, but if you want to stay in this job and live long enough to see that you get paid for years of work, you should have in mind most of the risks and dangers associated with underwater welding.
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Lathe Machines are a rather exceptional tool for cutting near any material, such as sheet metal and wood. This machine in particular is extremely sharp, which can lead to dangerous situations if the operator is unaware of certain issues. Consumer Product Safety Commission says that the most common injuries pertaining to Lathe Machines are broken fingers, cuts to the hands and hot shrapnel hitting the body or eyes. Wearing proper clothing and practicing safe cutting techniques ensures that you will be able to use this device without problems.
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When welding, often times injuries are sustained by the person who is welding due to their lack of knowledge of safety while performing a welding job. Things such as sparks or splatters are commonplace in the welding industry and without the protection to combat these issues people can become seriously injured. Even without the proper shade of lens for your mask or goggles can lead to you or others around you without protection to sustain eye damage. This article will touch on the basics of welding safety.
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Modern industries depend on the manipulation of heavy metal and alloys: Metal is needed to build the tools and transportation necessary for day-to-day business. For example, we build cranes, cars, skyscrapers, robots, and suspension bridges and much, much more out of precisely formed metal components. The reason is simple: Metals are extremely strong and durable, so they are the logical choice for most things that need to be especially big, especially sturdy, or both. But how exactly do you get metal in the specific shapes and sizes you need them in? The answer is quite simple: You cut it. Continue reading Making the Cut: BWM Cutting Services
What is ASME?
ASME or “American Society of Mechanical Engineers” is a professional association that, in its own words, “promotes the art, science, and practice of multidisciplinary engineering and allied sciences around the globe Continue reading ASME Welder Certification
What is Metal Fabrication?
Metal fabrication is a process that involves the construction of machines and structures from various raw materials. A fabrication shop will bid on a job, usually based on the engineering drawings, and if awarded the contract will build the product. Large fabrication shops will employ a multitude of value added processes in one plant or facility including welding, cutting, forming and machining. Continue reading Metal Fabrication