A Guide to Steel & Aluminum Sheet Metal Grades
If you work with metal, you are probably well aware that each type of metal comes in multiple grades that refer to its composition. Bar stock and sheet metals are assigned a set of identifying digits. These numbers reveal the metal’s alloying elements and family. Two projects may call for carbon steel, but one uses […]
The Metal Fabrication Process: Steps for Your Next Project
Metals are manipulated to create components we rely on every day. Different processes transform billets and sheets of metal into their desired shapes. Our cars, laptops, cell phones, and kitchen appliances exist because of the metal fabrication process. Metal fabrication encompasses every step needed to create a final component part or product. Before you start […]
A Guide to Laser Cutting & Its Advantages
Cutting is essential to the metal fabrication process. It’s the first step in any project that’s ready to start production. Depending on what you need to accomplish, cutting components could be achieved by a punch press or automated saw. However, laser cutting machines can do the job efficiently and accurately when you need a precise […]
All About LED Lights in an Industrial Setting
LED lighting is so efficient compared to the more common forms of lighting and it lends itself to so many applications that it is leaving older and more traditional forms of lighting in the dark.
Whose Job is it, anyway? – Cross Training Employees
There is opportunity for both businesses and individuals to thrive in a competitive global economy by embracing and implementing “internal cross-training.”
Would You Like Fries With That?
“How do metal manufactures add EXTRA VALUE to the equation as well?” I’ll tell you how Metaltech Products, Inc. does it.
8 Essentials for Custom Metal Manufacturing Orders
Learn about the 8 Essentials to metal fabrication orders.
Learn to Order Custom Metal Parts with Sales Order Terminology
A purchase order number is used to track your order; a PO number can be a computer generated number, or a name based on your business practices.
ROBOTIC WELDING = Quality, Consistency & Cost Savings
By adding automated robotic welding capabilities, Metaltech has cut our weld time down by 50% or more on multiple jobs!
HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST BOLT THREAD LOCK FOR THE JOB
Thread locking fluid keeps the bolts in your assembly from loosening during operation. It works like glue by filling the gaps between the threads in the part and the threads on the bolt.