Metal in the News
There’s a kind of magic about welding. Drop the visor, strike an arc, and seconds later what was a pile of metal parts emerges from the blinding white heat as something useful. Yes, as metal fabricators we shear, bend, saw, grind, punch, notch and polish, but welding...
When aluminum is extruded through a die it's supposed to come out straight. Die designers put a lot of effort into achieving that result because bent or twisted extrusion is of no use in many applications. There are occasions when curved or radiused aluminum extrusion...
Remember Jaws? The rows of jagged teeth in the shark's mouth kept even the most enthusiastic swimmers out of the ocean for years. Well, burrs on sheet metal are like miniature shark's teeth, ready to slice and dice soft flesh. That's why people in our shop wear...