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Common Problems of a Laser Cutting Machine

31/05/2019

A laser cutting machine uses a thermal cutting technology that has been chosen throughout the metal fabrication industry due to its accuracy and precision. Even though it is an adaptable process that can be used for many purposes, you can encounter some issues. Common problems of using a laser cutting machine: Finding the Focal Point […]

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How to Spot and Remove Burrs from Metal

30/05/2019

In the metal fabrication industry you will come across the term ‘burrs’ quite a lot, but what does it mean? Spotting Metal Burrs Whenever a piece of metal is cut or drilled, burrs can be formed which compromise the quality standard of a metal workpiece. A raised edge, metal surface residual or material remaining attached […]

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Safety Precautions to Take During Metal Fabrication

29/04/2019

Undoubtedly, one of the most important considerations in the metal fabrication industry is health and safety. Safety precautions keep employees safe and avoid accidents or injuries, so they should never be overlooked. Here are some of the core procedures that should be followed when working in this industry: Proper Training Sessions Training sessions should be […]

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Most Important Equipment and Tools for Sheet Metalworking

24/04/2019

Sheet metal is the most basic form of metal from which many applications come from it through metalworking processes: bending, cutting, shearing and forming are just some examples. There are a number of manual and power tools and equipment that are used to perform these fabrication methods, and we have listed the most common ones […]

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Tender Opportunity April 2019

23/04/2019

Tender Opportunity April 2019 Background – A W Precision Ltd offer punch and die products and components for Europe. A recent business review has identified the need for a new energy efficient LED lighting system to reduce energy consumption and cost in their Rugby facility. Opportunity – The company currently operate a lighting system comprising […]

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Contract Manufacturing Vs. Component Manufacturing

25/03/2019

Many industries utilise contract manufacturing and component manufacturing due to the number of benefits it can bring to their business and production. Component manufacturing can be included in contract manufacturing, so these terms can often get confused; we have outlined the differences in this article to demonstrate which method would be best for your business. […]

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6 Core Metalworking Processes

21/03/2019

Due to the huge variety of different metals available for fabrication requirements, there are a number metal cutting techniques to choose from. The metalworking process you choose will depend on the type of metal you choose and the finish that you desire. Here are some common machine-based cutting methods that are used within the metalworking […]

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Key Differences Between Gas Springs and Gas Struts

22/02/2019

Gas springs and gas struts often get either mixed up or thought of as the same product; even though they look alike, they are in fact different products entirely. To clear up the confusion and to make sure you purchase the correct product, here is the difference between gas springs and gas struts: GAS SPRINGS […]

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Different Kinds Of Die You Can Use In Sheet Metal Fabrication

20/02/2019

Sheet metal fabrication is a complex manufacturing process used to pierce, punch, bend and blank metal sheets into a variety of shapes. Dies are the main components. Dies perform each technique and, although there are many different varieties, they can be categorised into two types: cutting and forming dies. CUTTING DIES Cutting dies are used […]

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Cleaning Methods for Punches

31/01/2019

Along with regular maintenance of your metal fabrication and equipment, you should keep your punches clean and completely rid of oil. If your tools are oily, they will not perform to the best of their abilities and run the risk of damaging your production. Cleaning should be one of your priorities so here is a […]

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