Metal Fabrication Resources by Blackstone Advanced Technologies

Seam Welding Takes Center Stage in Sheet Metal Fabrication

Seam welding is taking off in the sheet metal fabrication industry. Large and small shops are adopting either resistance seam welding, laser seam welding, or maybe both.

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VIDEO: The Best Metal Fabrication Services Are All-in-1

What does a true full-service metal shop look like? What are the metal fabrication services it provides? A quick tour ought to shed some light.

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What is Plasma Arc Welding?

Plasma arc welding is an extremely popular process used by commercial welders. In fact, as any professional commercial welder knows, the use of plasma arc welding has quite a wide array of applications.

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Mild Steel Sheet Metal: Everything You Need to Know

Steel was first developed about 4,000 years ago by blending iron and carbon. Over the centuries, engineers have found several uses for steel. Today, mild steel sheet metal is one of the most commonly used alloys in making bridges, weapons,...

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Galvanized Steel Sheet Metal: Everything You Need to Know

Galvanized steel sheet metal: It's low-maintenance, corrosion-resistant, and strong.

 

As such, it's one of the most popular materials for projects ranging from structures to works of art. If you've ever wanted to learn more about galvanized steel

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Stainless Steel Sheet Metal: Everything You Need to Know

Stainless steel sheet metal is one of the most versatile building materials out there.

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Cell Manufacturing Is a VAVE Engineering Process You Won't Tire Of

As a manufacturer, you know one of the primary concerns of your customers will always be price. You also know that “price” is not as simple as it may seem -- within price lays productivity rates, efficiency, organization, and other in-house...

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Sheet Metal Sizes Chart: All the Numbers That Matter

When specifying for a sheet metal design project, size matters. Knowing the right numbers -- and what’s reasonable and what’s not -- can be the difference between project success and failure. Be prepared and have a sheet metal sizes chart on hand...

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Sheet Metal Vs. Other Materials for Industrial Enclosures

Industrial enclosures play an important role in protecting the electrical components of various industrial equipment, such as wind turbines and mining equipment. The type of material used to create these enclosures can make the difference between...

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4 Simple Ways to Reduce Production Costs Before Your Design Hits the Mill

Sheet metal fabrication provides companies with a number of customized solutions for their projects, products and services. Although these solutions may vary in size and complexity, all fabrication projects require the same considerations when it...

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