What industries does Estes Design and Manufacturing serve?

Estes has had great success working with companies across a wide array of industries including: Medical Office Furniture HVAC Appliance Food Processing Equipment Renewable Energy Communications Agriculture Contact us to learn how we’ve helped other companies within your industry, or visit our website page to learn more about specific product and industry applications Estes has…

What are the advantages of using laser welding?

Laser welding is fast and efficient Laser welding minimizes the need for post-welding grinding or finishing Laser welding is cost-effective Laser welding uses focused, high-intensity heat transfer application Laser welding creates strong joints comparable to those produced by manual welding For any questions regarding laser welding, contact our experts today or download our free laser…

What is laser welding?

Laser welding is a fast, efficient, and precise alternative to traditional welding techniques. During laser welding operations, the automated robot arm aims a concentrated, high-powered beam of light at the metal workpiece. This action causes a localized area of the workpiece to heat up and melt, joining the two or more separate pieces together. The…

What is your average lead time?

Lead times will vary and are dependent on numerous factors such as material availability, the complexity of your project, machine availability, and shop and personnel capacity. After you submit an RFQ, your project due date will be communicated to you on your quoting documentation. We will also update you with any changes that may impact…

What are your price ranges?

All pricing is custom to your specific project and varies depending on the requirements and  specifications needed to complete your project. Factors that will influence the price of your project include services and machines required, quantities, and complexity. Go to our Request a Quote form to get a free estimate!

How do you ensure the quality of your fabrication work?

Quality begins in planning, our estimators and project managers review customer prints and specifications to assure product requirements are understood. From there that team designs a process flow capable of meeting the customer product requirements. Utilizing controlled programs, routings and inspection plans, the front end creates the documentation and instruction necessary to translate customer requirements…

What is your inspection process?

Our inspection process begins with our experienced setup personnel. With each process setup the part is first verified by the setup operator against the prescribed inspection instruction. Once the setup operator has a part believed to be within specification, the setup part is taken to the inspection area where a dedicated shift Inspector checks the…