Southern Fabricating Machinery Sales

What's Driving Press Brakes?

Posted On: January 29, 2019

For many years the standard in sheet metal forming has been the press brake. Originally conceived as a mechanically flywheel driven machine it has evolved much ...

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Andy Kamashian

Fiber Lasers - Why the Kilowatt is not the King

Posted On: January 25, 2019

For many years we as manufacturers, distributors and OEM’s of laser cutting systems were taught that Power (KW) IS Capacity & Speed. We had the data to prove ...

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Andy Kamashian

All About Oxy-Fuel

Posted On: January 22, 2019

Oxy-Fuel cutting is one of the most basic forms of shape cutting sheets of metal. Alongside Laser, Punching, Waterjet and Plasma is is one of the most ...

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Andy Kamashian

Down-Acting Versus Up-Acting Press Brakes: Which is Better?

Posted On: January 18, 2019

There are two main types of press brake designs available; Down-Acting and Up-Acting machines. Deciding on a design is usually mader based on your experience ...

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Andy Kamashian

Understanding Press Brake Crowning

Posted On: January 14, 2019

Press Brakes have evolved over the years to resolve many of the issues inherently problematic with the process itself. One of these issues is the process of ...

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Used Machinery Buyer’s Guide

Andy Kamashian

Principles of Hole Drilling EDM

Posted On: January 9, 2019

The EDM in hole drilling stands for ‘Electrical Discharge Machining’. Electrical Discharge Machining Hole Drilling is a unique and quick way to produce semi ...

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Andy Kamashian

The Burning Effects of Plasma and Oxy/Fuel

Posted On: December 20, 2018

Thermal Cutting is used for the shape cutting of steels and other metals that can be burned or displaced via thermal methods such as Steel, Stainless Steels, ...

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Andy Kamashian

The Art of Valuing Used Machinery

Posted On: December 18, 2018

Many customers wonder about the factors that go into evaluating their used equipment for either wholesale purchase or for retail sale.  While we may describe ...

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