3 Issues to Consider When Designing a Dust Collection System for Fabrication Shops

Health and safety concerns require fabricators to install a dust collection system so that the fine dust particles that are generated during CNC laser cutting processes can be taken away before they contaminate the air within the fabrication shop. This article discusses some of the considerations that you should discuss with the designer of your dust collection system. Fabrication Automation You should pay attention to the magnitude of automation at your fabrication shop during the design of a dust collection system. Read More 

How to Choose Goalposts for Your Facility’s Field

Goalposts are going to be needed for just about any school or athletic field, even if the field is only used for team practice. You cannot properly train a team if they cannot use the same equipment they will use during play, and this includes posts and markers. If you're responsible for providing equipment for any school or other facility's field and need to replace or purchase new goalposts, note a few things to consider so you're sure you get the right choice. Read More 

Important Accessories You Should Think About Before You Buy a Water Jet Cutter

Some inexperienced fabricators make the mistake of neglecting to consider the cost of needed accessories when they purchase a water-jet cutting machine. Such accessories can have a profound effect on your profitability if you don't factor their cost into the cost of making each product. This article discusses some of those important accessories that you should think about as you plan to buy a water jet cutter. Water Treatment Equipment Read More 

Transmission Welding: Reasons Why You Should Choose it

Transmission welding, also known as laser transmission welding, refers to the process of bonding thermoplastics using focused laser radiation. Laser transmission welding has become the technology of choice, especially when applications involve components which require high-quality welds. The process of laser welding is very distinct from other traditional methods and techniques of welding.  Here is what you need to know about this technology and why you should choose it for your industrial welding needs. Read More 

Steel Fabrication Processes

Fabrication processes can be done with almost any metal, but steel remains one of the most popular because of its versatility, durability and overall cost efficiency. Steel fabrication processes include bending, cutting and assembling the metal into structures such as house frames, hand rails, stairs, construction equipment, auto parts and much more. These processes are typically done in a fabrication shop and are completed using the aid of engineering drawings. Large shops can employ more than one process, such as welding and machining, while smaller shops may only concentrate on one process such as cutting. Read More