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  • Why is it called a press brake? - According to The Fabricator: Question: Why is a press brake called a press brake? Why not a sheet metal bender or a metal former? Does it have to do with the old flywheel on mechanical brakes? The flywheel had a brake,… READ MORE
  • The Benefits of Laser Cutting to the Design for Manufacturing Process - According to Manufacturing Tomorrow: The idea of design for manufacturing (DFM) isn’t really new. For decades, manufacturers have sought to make the manufacturing process easier and more efficient by verifying that a design can actually be manufactured early on in… READ MORE
  • Future Trends for Manufacturing - According to SME: With a raging pandemic, disrupted supply chains, climate change, political instabilities, and a growing scarcity of raw materials, 2021 will no doubt present a number of serious challenges to the global manufacturing industry. Paradoxically, however, I believe… READ MORE
  • Why Laser Technology Is a Good Automation Tool for Traceability - According to Manufacturing Tomorrow: Traceability is an important part of the manufacturing process. Manufacturing items for mission-critical parts in industries such as aerospace, automotive, or medical, demand complete traceability from supply chains to finished products. However, any time you add… READ MORE
  • Nitrogen vs. Oxygen: Which Should You Use to Cut Steel? - According to Fabricating and Metalworking: Laser cutting is a thermal machining process where the laser beam serves as a tool. Specific parameters used in this process, such as laser power and assist gas type, will significantly impact the overall quality… READ MORE
  • Why is it called a press brake? - Ever wondered why it's called a press brake? According to The Fabricator: Question: Why is a press brake called a press brake? Why not a sheet metal bender or a metal former? Does it have to do with the old… READ MORE
  • Laser Cutting In Manufacturing Process - Curious how laser cutters are used in the manufacturing process? According to Equipment News: "Laser cutting is a fabrication process which employs a focused, high-powered laser beam to cut material into custom shapes and designs. This process is suitable for… READ MORE
  • All About Sheet Metal Fabrication - Looking to get some background on sheet metal fabrication? According to Thomas Net: "Sheet metal fabrication is an umbrella term for a group of processes that use sheet metal to build machines and structures. It can be a complex process… READ MORE
  • Understanding Laser Cutting - Need a refresh on laser cutting? According to Thomas Net: "Laser cutting is a fabrication process which employs a focused, high-powered laser beam to cut material into custom shapes and designs. This process is suitable for a wide range of… READ MORE
  • Global Sheet Metal Fabrication Services Industry - Curious about the future of the sheet metal fabrication industry? Consider this. According to Globe News Wire: "Global Sheet Metal Fabrication Services Market to Reach US$4.3 Billion by the Year 2027 "Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Sheet… READ MORE

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