Metal Fabrication Resources by Blackstone Advanced Technologies

Steel or Stainless: What is the Most Durable Sheet Metal?

May 8, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Both steel (carbon steel) and stainless steel are the essential metal materials used in the majority of metal industries. To understand the various metalworking processes and parts, differentiating between the two is critical.

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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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Aluminum Vs. Stainless Steel for Custom Metal Components: Cost & More

Jan 2, 2019 8:55:00 AM

For those seeking custom metal components, finding the perfect material can be a bit challenging. Some of the most commonly used metals are aluminum and stainless steel, which seemingly have a million varieties.

 

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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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