• 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
  • Laser Cutting Basics - New to laser cutting? Here are some basics. According to Instructables: "A laser cutter is a prototyping and manufacturing tool used primarily by engineers, designers, and artists to cut and etch into flat material. Laser cutters use a thin, focused… READ MORE
  • Shearing machine market to grow at CAGR of 2.88 percent through 2021 - Looking toward the future of the shearing machine market? Consider this. According to The Fabricator: "360 Market Updates has released a report on the shearing machine market that forecasts growth of 2.88 percent CAGR from 2017-2021. The report analyzes key… READ MORE
  • What is metal fabrication and where is the industry headed? - New to metal fabrication? Consider this. According to The Fabricator: "Metal fabrication is the process of building machines and structures from raw metal materials. The process includes cutting, burning, welding, machining, forming, and assembly to create the final product. "Metal… READ MORE
  • Laser Cutting - New to laser cutting? Consider this. According to ISQ Directory: "Chapter 1: What is Laser Cutting? "Laser cutting is a non-traditional machining method that uses an intensely focused, coherent stream of light called lasers to cut through the material. This… READ MORE


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