• 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
  • Press brake forming for medical components - How does one press brake form medical components? Consider this. According to Today's Medical Developments: "Typically associated with high-volume sheet metal production, press brakes can form metal components for medical instruments, surgical tools, and testing devices, still meeting stringent tolerances… READ MORE
  • The Fabrication of Products Using Stainless Steel - How are stainless steel products fabricated? Consider this. According to IQS Directory: How is stainless steel fabricated? "Stainless steel can be fabricated using any of the traditional forming and shaping methods. Austenitic stainless steel can be rolled, spun, deep drawn,… READ MORE
  • What Is the Difference Between Sheet & Plate Steel? - Steel is an alloy of iron that has enhanced chemical and physical properties. The most commonly found steels are alloyed with between 0.2 percent and 2.15 percent of carbon, but some steels can be found that are alloyed with other… READ MORE
  • The Benefits of Laser Cutting - 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 the development process, saving… READ MORE
  • Growing demand drives global laser cutting machine market - Analysts forecast the global laser cutting machine market to grow at a CAGR of close to 9% from 2016-2020. London – Technavio’s newest research study covers the present scenario and growth prospects of the global laser cutting machine market for 2016-2020.… READ MORE
  • How Is Sheet Metal Made? - Melting Sheet metal can be made from a variety of different metals including aluminum, steel, copper, brass, nickel, tin, sterling silver and titanium. No matter what type of metal is used, the first step is to melt the metal in… READ MORE


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