Tag: Sheet Metal

  • Key design tips for working with sheet metal

    To get the most out of your sheet metal design, keep a few key tips in mind. Managing tolerances Precision sheet metal has many variables that effect tolerance, shape, size, and features. For example, sheet thickness tolerances from a mill can vary from +/-.0035 on the most used gages, which are 14-20 gage (.074” –…

  • BIZTimes Reports Prestige Metals Relocates to Wisconsin!

    Prestige purchased an 8-acre property at 193rd Street from Cincinnati, Ohio-based Home City Ice Company for $2.35 million, according to state records. Prestige was founded in 1945. The company has been based in a 20,000-square-foot facility in Antioch with 25 employees who manufacture stainless steel parts that are in soft ice cream machines and topping dispensers,…

  • KABA Reports Prestige Metals Moved!

    Prestige Metal Products has chosen an 85,630-square-foot building in the Bristol Business Park in Kenosha County as the new site for its metal fabrication operations and company headquarters. The project, located at 19241 83rd St. in the Village of Bristol, will bring 46 jobs to the area and represents a $2.5 million investment for the…

  • Following DFM Guidelines for Working with Sheet Metal

    Engineers designing sheet-metal enclosures and assemblies often end up redesigning them so they can be manufactured. In fact, research suggests that manufacturers spend 30% to 50% of their time fixing errors and almost 24% of those errors are related to manufacturability. The reason behind these preventable engineering errors is usually the wide gap between how…