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Based on 40+ Years in the Sheet Metal Fabrication Industry

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Panel Benders vs. Press Brakes – Which is Better and Why?

While press brakes have been the staple forming machines in sheet metal fab shops for decades, panel benders offer a number of advantages for the right type of product. Both machines have a place in sheet metal fabrication. Learn about the differences and how to decide which machine is best for your project.
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Lean Manufacturing in the Midst of COVID-19

Amidst the many challenges brought on over the past year by the COVID-19 pandemic, the importance of innovation and lean manufacturing principles have become even more apparent. Learn key ways to implement lean manufacturing into your production processes.

Tips for Design for Manufacturability and Assembly

Learn about the most common design characteristics that must be considered in sheet metal design.

Lean Manufacturing Tools: Identifying the Six Big Losses

Learn about lean manufacturing tools and what manufacturers use today to understand the most universal forms of waste within manufacturing operations.

3 Methods of Welding Sheet Metal: Which Do You Need?

There are many different methods for sheet metal welding, and the method used will depend on many factors. Learn more about what method is best for your project and why.

Material Requirements: Aluminum, Stainless Steel, and Carbon Steel

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5 Ways to Increase Manufacturability

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DFMA Saves Money and Reduces Downstream Costs


Is Sheet Metal Right for Your Project?

Although 3D printing is quickly becoming a popular choice for manufacturing, there are times when sheet metal can serve as a better alternative. Discover several advantages sheet metal has over other materials and metal manufacturing processes.
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Best Material? Difference of Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel, and Aluminum

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Getting to Know 3D Laser Welding