Metal Fabrication Resources by Blackstone Advanced Technologies

How to Prevent Lack of Fusion in Welding

A common problem in welding is when fusion does not occur completely or at all between the welding surface and fusing materials. There are a number of reasons why this happens along with corresponding steps that can be taken to prevent lack of...

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Different Types of Welds

Different types of welding play important roles in metal fabrication. Knowing the common types of welds makes it possible for professionals to create metal products that look remarkable and have long lifespans.

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Why Using a Local Metal Fabrication Shop Is a Must

Whether you are planning a custom metal fabrication project or you need to arrange metal fabrication restoration, using a local metal fabrication shop makes a lot of sense from both a convenience and commercial standpoint.

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Where Does 3D Printing Fit Into Sheet Metal Fabrication?

3D printing has found its way into many manufacturing processes, including sheet metal fabrication. Here are some of the use cases that this technology offers in this area.

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The Fascinating Science Behind Sheet Metal Laser Cutting Services

In recent years, many precision methods of sheet metal fabrication have emerged due to various advances in technology. One of these exciting technologies is the use of laser cutting to increase both efficiency and accuracy in the process of...

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3d Printing Vs. CNC Machining

3D printers have gotten a lot of press over the last few years because they give small operations and individuals opportunities to make prototypes in-house.

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Sheet Metal Fabrication in Copper: Is It Possible?

Fabrication options often differ depending on a metal's hardness and other traits. Luckily, copper and copper alloys have features that make sheet metal fabrication fairly easy for companies that use the right equipment and processes.

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3 Tips for Your Next Custom Perforated Sheet Metal Project

Perforated sheet metal is a popular product that can be customized for all kinds of applications in industry, engineering, manufacturing, and other related fields. Here are three tips to get prepared and make sure your next project that requires ...

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What's the Difference Between Mil-Std-278 and NAVSEA Welding Standards?

The American Welding Society has published a number of standards for welding classifications over the years. These standards are based on factors such as welding processes, and welding filler materials and base materials which are then codified...

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How to Design for Meeting Tech Pub 278 Standards

Welding as an industry is critical to design, construction, and architecture. Beyond that, it's also an essential economic consideration. In fact, some experts estimate that welding accounts for about 50% of the nation's gross national product.

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