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.
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Fabricating a copper chimney cap - by Nick Martin Custom fabricating shops bid all kinds of jobs. Sometimes these jobs involve materials and processes beyond those the shop typically encounters. They make for interesting work that can require brushing up on little-used skills. Building a copper chimney cap was just such a job for Barnes MetalCrafters, one that resulted in a beautiful, functional work of art.
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