A Guide to Sheet Metal Employment

If you are interested in engineering and hands-on work, a job as a sheet metal worker could be the right fit for you. However, before you start taking steps to getting an education to do the job, you should know what is involved in the position. Position Description Typically sheet metal workers work on installing products with thin metal sheets. The duties would include a variety of the following: Installing metal sheets for frameworks Fastening seams using welding, bolting, and soldering Altering parts at a construction site Marking dimensions on the metal sheets Installing ducts for heating and ventilation Ensuring HVAC systems are properly working with the metal You will need to be physically strong as you will be required to constantly be on your feet and moving. Read More 

Culvert installation | Tips to know when working with culvert in your driveway

Culvert pipes are a good consideration if you're thinking of draining water away from your property. They can help guard against erosion and flooding, and one common place they are installed is in the driveway, especially if there's a small stream crisscrossing the path of your driveway. That way, you'd protect your driveway from the eroding effects of the stream and not interfere with its flow. However, you need to be careful when installing them, since poor installation can damage your driveway. Read More 

Why You Should Keep Your Distance During Electropolishing

Electropolishing refers to the use of a chemical solution and an electrical current to create a smooth finish on the surface of a fabricated product. That process may pose some safety risks to a bystander. This article discusses some of the risks that you can avoid by maintaining a safe distance as your custom car parts are being electropolished. Risk of Exposure to the Solution The electrolyte solution used during electropolishing is acidic and corrosive. Read More 

Spiral Tubing or Not?

If you are going to be installing tubing, choosing your tubing carefully is advised. If you are looking into the use of spiral tubing, here is a concise presentation of the pros and cons of using it, what is difficult about the tubing and what is advantageous. Pros First of all, by using spiral welded pipe, you can utilize your space. The walls of the pipe do not need to be thick because of the spiral tubing format. Read More 

Need Laser Cutting? Try These 4 Laser Engraving Ideas

Laser cutting is a breakthrough technology that has made great advancements in the fabrication industry possible. One of the many services that a laser cutting machine can offer is engraving. In this post, learn how you can take advantage of this engraving service to make your laser cut products even more impressive. Company branding If you are in the business of manufacturing metal products such as storage containers or electrical appliances, you can have your laser cutting firm engrave your company logo or name onto your products for branding purposes. Read More