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5  Interesting Use Cases for Mechanical Shears

Posted On: October 21, 2020

One of the major parts of fabrication is shearing the sheet metal or other materials you are using. Shearing machines are the equipment used to get the ...

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5 Factors to Consider Before Purchasing a Metal Cutting Shear

Posted On: September 18, 2020

Working in metal manufacturing uses a lot of machinery and metal shearing is one of them. Shearing, in fact, is often the first step in the process. Sizing ...

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Your Guide to Metal Fabrication Process Shearing

Posted On: August 31, 2020

From large ships to the smallest of engine parts, metal fabrication requires a wide range of skills and equipment. It has been used for centuries, but now, ...

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Are Mechanical Shears Obsolete?

Posted On: February 28, 2020

In Metal Fabricating a shear is one of the most basic and common machines found in a shop. These fabricating shears are powered either by manual, pneumatic, ...

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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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Used Machinery Buyer’s Guide

Andy Kamashian

An Introduction to Shears & Shearing

Posted On: December 7, 2018

Shearing is one of the oldest metal working process available and is usually the first process and machine that is used when manufacturing fabricated parts. ...

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Andy Kamashian

12 Steps to Ensuring You're Buying a Quality Cared-for Shear

Posted On: June 22, 2018

Having a comprehensive plan and a good checklist to follow is vital when inspecting a used piece of machinery. At Southern Fab, we thoroughly inspect any ...

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Shearing Metal: Mechanical vs. Hydraulics - Which is Better?

Posted On: February 23, 2018

When selecting a shear, many people assume that hydraulic operation is a better option as they equate it with a press brake. However, shearing is a completely ...

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