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Marine Furnishings: All About Shipboard Modular Secretary Bureaus

Jan 31, 2019 10:47:00 AM

America's finest, the service members of the U.S. military, need the very best for any industrial enclosure manufacturing or sheet metal fabrication. Marine furnishings such as shipboard modular secretary bureaus deserve careful consideration during...

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Metal Sheet and Plate Thickness: What's the Difference?

Jan 25, 2019 11:05:00 AM

Metal fabrication involves building metal components and structures for various purposes, all with varying needs in weight, sturdiness and so on. Before your project can get underway, it's paramount that the engineer has all the right tools so the...

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3 Qualities That Make for a Safe Metal Ammo Storage Cabinet

Jan 23, 2019 10:28:51 AM

A metal ammo storage cabinet holds the weapons that keep your customers and your family safe. For that kind of product, it pays to do the research and make the right purchase.

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Seam Welding Design and Fabrication Taking Center Stage

Jan 18, 2019 3:19:00 PM

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. And even more are seeking contract welding services.

What's makes seam...

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Sheet Metal Press Forming 101

Jan 7, 2019 11:20:00 AM

Today we wanted to share a basic guide with those looking into sheet metal press forming so that you can better understand what it is a full-service sheet metal fabricator does.

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Ammunition Storage Locker: A Step-by-Step Design Guide

Jan 4, 2019 11:11:00 AM
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3 Major Benefits of Metal Military Furniture

Dec 28, 2018 9:40:00 AM

If you’ve served in or done work for any branch of the military, you’re probably familiar with metal furniture. But you might not have thought about the “why” of it. Why choose metal over other materials, such as wood?

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Aluminum Sheet Metal Design: Everything You Need to Know

Dec 17, 2018 12:46:00 PM

When you think of architecture or design work, you may not immediately think of metal, or of sheet metal, for that matter. As it turns out, that's a big mistake! Today, aluminum sheet metal is a valuable material in the world of metal fabrication...

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ISO Quality & Design Specs for Sheet Metal Military Standards

Nov 29, 2018 4:01:46 PM

When working with military products, there are limits to the types of components you can use. Sheet metal manufacturers may be required to work on engines, airframes, space vehicles, ships, and land or underwater vehicles.

Because this type of...

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5 Paths to Perfect Sheet Metal Enclosure Design

Nov 26, 2018 9:22:00 AM

Industrial metal enclosures often follow a set of design guidelines that ensure manufacturability. If you are familiar with the basics, it makes your job easier. There are now several CAD programs designed to help engineers in the planning and...

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