The removal of surface defects (seams, laps, pits, etc.) from steel; usually done when the steel is in semifinished condition (bloom, billet, slab). It may be accomplished after an inspection by chipping, scarfing, grinding, or machining.
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!
Metal fabrication ripe for consolidation, or not? - by Tim Heston Will the custom metal fabrication business become more consolidated in the years to come? It's hard today, but more than likely, it will depend on the fabricator's customer base.
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