How to Get the Best from Stainless Steel During DIY Projects

Some metal fabrication hobbyists may be quite shocked to see the stainless steel that they used during a DIY project rusting after a short time. Such incidents of corrosion may be due to some errors that were made during the steel fabrication process. This article discusses some suggestions that you should keep in mind so that the stainless steel that you use does not corrode once the DIY project is completed. Read More 

Why Choose Powder Coating?

Powder coating is a fine epoxy powder which can be sprinkled over an object in various layers of thickness, then heated to produce a protective coating. In comparison with liquid that can be used in the same way, what makes powder coating for your metal a more effective choice? Durability The first reason that powder coating is an effective choice is the durability it offers. This powder is especially effective on metal, and in comparison with other coating options on the market, powder coating can last longer and be more cost effective than other options. Read More 

Easy Tips For Using and Shipping Mailing Tubes

Mailing tubes are a type of storage tube that helps you mail any type of paper item, such as a banner, poster, or blue print. They are used for paper items that are too large to fit in a typical envelope but can't be bent or folded in any way. You will easily be able to roll them up, put them in the tubes, and have them shipped. If you are new to using mailing tubes, there are a few important things to keep in mind so your items remain safe. Read More 

Laser Cutting: Tips to a Successful DIY Metal Cutting Project

Laser cutting machines have brought about efficiency and precision in the metal fabrication industry as compared to the days when mechanical cutting was the only available option. The machines can cut into materials of different strength and thickness without burr or dust formation; the high speed and automation that characterise this technology have increased production rates, reduced downtime, and led to the manufacture of high-quality products. Whether you are buying or renting a laser cutting machine for your project, there are a few tips that can guide you into making the right choice for the best outcome of your metal cutting project. Read More 

How Induction Bending Prevents Product Contamination

Some owners of food processing industries may be concerned that the way metal pipes are bent may introduce contaminants that may compromise the quality of their processed food, such as milk. This article discusses how induction bending limits the chance that the fabricated pipes will contaminate the products that you make. Absence of Fill Materials One way through which induction bending is a good way to make pipes for applications that are sensitive, such as the food processing industry, is the noticeable absence of fill materials during the bending process. Read More