Adding Machining to a Metal Fab Shop

Multiple Methods of Metalworking Metal fabricators and machinists are two vastly different creatures. Not to say they couldn’t go out for a friendly drink together, but they have very distinct ideas regarding how someone should properly go about shaping raw metal into a finished part. Perhaps the only thing they completely agree on is how […]

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What to Look for in a Metal Fabrication Machinery Provider

Don’t Get Bent Out of Shape with Machinery from the Wrong Supplier You find you need a new press brake, so you look online for fabrication machinery providers close to your location. “Hmm,” you say as you scan the listings, “Big Bubba’s Whiz-Bang Machine Emporium is just a few miles away. They are probably as […]

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Understanding the Yield Strength of Metal

Metallurgy 101 It doesn’t take a new press brake operator long on the job to realize that mastering the art of metal bending requires a bit more than comprehending how to press a button. While a CNC machine takes much of the guesswork out of the process of forming a specific part from a workpiece, […]

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