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Safety Precautions to Take During Metal Fabrication


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


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


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


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


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


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

Different Kinds Of Die You Can Use In Sheet Metal Fabrication


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


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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Sheet Metal Processing Terminology


Here is a helpful A-Z we have compiled, featuring many of the commonly used terms in the sheet metal processing world. Sheet Metal Terminology Glossary Assembly Tooling Assembly tooling is used to accurately inspect the size and the screw in order to ensure that the sheet metal will be installed correctly and precisely. Blanking The […]

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How to Avoid Sheet Metal Scratches


Manufacturing Impacts of Scratching Sheet metal scratches provide a costly and unwanted issues during your manufacturing process. Scratches increase wastage and the time it takes to get a product to market. Sheet Metal scratches also incur additional costs that may not have been budgeted for. Costs and inconveniences increase exponentially the further into the process […]

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