Metal Fabrication Resources by Blackstone Advanced Technologies

The Blackstone Fundamentals of Sheet Metal Design

May 1, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Sheet metal design is key to the production of quality products. For manufacturers to come up with desirable, quality-compliant metal tools, they ought to follow specific guidelines. Whether you are fabricating military equipment or automobile...

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5 Sheet Metal Enclosure Design Tips

Apr 3, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Your next metal fabrication project is about to get real. Whether you want to design a metal enclosure for a sensitive machine or for simple storage cabinets, perfection is key. There are various practical difficulties to keep in mind while...

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Things to Consider About Sheet Metal Bending in the Design Process

Mar 6, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Bending is one of the most popular metal fabrication processes. This involves the manipulation of flat sheets of steel, aluminum, brass, and other metals by pressing and bending to obtain new usable shapes.

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How VAVE Engineering Helps Improve Design & Quality

Jan 31, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Many individuals and businesses view VAVE engineering as just a way of reducing manufacturing costs, but did you know that it’s also a means of improving product quality and design? Well, VAVE engineering works not only on the cost side but also...

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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...

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The Special Requirements for Navy Shipboard Furniture

Jan 28, 2019 11:01:00 AM

For the military to use a piece of furniture, it has to meet special requirements. This is especially true in shipboard applications, which isn’t surprising when you think about it. After all, there are a lot of factors that distinguish at-sea...

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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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The Pros and Cons of Custom Sheet Metal Fabrication for Your Project

Jan 18, 2019 10:45:24 AM

Custom sheet metal fabrication is the process of manipulating sheet metal to churn out a specialized product order. ("Fabrication" is essentially cutting and shaping any material into an end product.) You can accomplish sheet metal fabrication...

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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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