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What is the Difference Between Metal Fabrication and Welding?

Posted On: May 6, 2020

Heavily processed metals have become the foundation of much of the world’s infrastructure. From high rising skyscrapers and footbridges to large ships and ...

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How to Avoid These 5 Common Metal Shearing Defects

Posted On: July 8, 2019

In metal fabrication, metal shearing is a primary process that is found in just about every shop. However, in those shops, metal shearing defects are found ...

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What is a Coping Machine?

Posted On: May 28, 2019

In the metalworking industry we use a common term called “Coping” to describe the process of cutting reliefs into parts thus allowing for proper fitting of ...

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How to Avoid The Top 4 Press Brake Bending Problems

Posted On: March 26, 2019

During the operation of a press brake you will soon realize that bending metals is anything but exact.  There are many factors related to press brake bending ...

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Waterjets to Laser Cutting - Taking the Step

Posted On: December 4, 2018

Many Fabrication Shops around the country have started with little more than a Welder and a Bandsaw, but these shops also possessed the drive to grow their ...

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Used Machinery Buyer’s Guide

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Folders or Press Brakes? How to Choose

Posted On: November 8, 2018

So you’re in the market for a new metal forming machine? Maybe you have a press brake already or are thinking of adding another—but, is another press brake ...

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Do I Need a Sheet Metal Folding Machine or Press Brake?

Posted On: October 18, 2018

There are many different kinds of fabrication equipment on the market intended to bend or shape metal in various ways. One question that the team here at SFMS ...

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Everything You Need to Know About Waterjet Accuracy for Precision Cutting

Posted On: October 16, 2018

In many machine shops, the accuracy of a process can be vital for ensuring the functionality of a completed part or product. For example, manufacturers ...

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