February 25, 2011
By: Grant Hagedorn
Effective sheet metal design should not set out to eliminate welding, but instead uncover the most cost-effective ways to manufacture a part. The best designs exploit strengths of the welding process and minimize its weaknesses.
“I have never had a machine perform as well as the Prima Power Shear Genius. And when you take the reliability of the SG into consideration, there is no comparison.” Jeff Mooney, Altec Body Mfg.
From the Web: Finding a niche; faking a roar; falsifying welding certificates - by Vicki Bell
Web articles for fabricators—Meeting global competition by finding a niche; faking an engine’s roar; students sue over bogus welding certificates; bright future for girls in welding; and apprenticeships make a difference.
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