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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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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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