A designation of a grade of steel suitable for moderate forming processes. Material of this quality is ductile enough to be bent flat on itself in any direction in a standard bending process. The term is commonly used to designate mild steel. Also known as CS (commercial steel) or CQ (commercial quality). Also see deep-drawing steel, drawing steel, and extra-deep-drawing steel.
Hypertherm ‘Cut with Confidence’ 60 Seconds Video Contest
Here's Jim Colt telling us about a new video contest anyone with a Hypertherm product can easily enter. T-shirts for just entering and nice prizes, too. Check it out!
Chipping away at fabricating success - by Dan Davis If you walk into a fabrication shop today, you more than likely are going to see a machining center on the shop floor. It's not that these shops are chasing machining work; they are just looking to add more manufacturing services to win more business from their current customer base.
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