Selected articles from December 2008 issue published on TheFabricator.com:
Pulsed gas metal arc welding helps AmeriFab Inc., a maker of steelmaking furnaces and related equipment, streamline its welding operations.
M&L Industries found a laser cutting machine for the right price and at the right size. After a year of laser cutting and bringing in new business, it looks like the right choice.
Metal forming, stamping, and washing fluids traditionally have been thought of as "necessary nuisances" to be used once and thrown away. That mindset is changing.Incorporating "green" or environmentally friendly fluids and fluid management systems can extend fluid life and minimize waste, providing valuable cost savings.
With waterjet cutting equipment, shops are no longer limited to the world of metal fabrications. They can search for new business in areas that were once considered unrealistic.
To gain the most benefit from an ironworker's cutting stations, fabricators should select one with the right tonnage and blade characteristics for their applications.
Columnist Gerald Davis describes the benefits of working with 3-D CAD assemblies.
Metrology managers are pushing industry to standardize, so that all digital inspection devices can, in essence, speak the same language.
Tom Young has lived an unconventional life full of opportunities that happened because he could do what others could not: He could weld.
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