Selected articles from April 2010 issue published on TheFabricator.com:
Stricter hexavalent chromium standards are just one reason to invest in a welding fume extractor. Providing a healthier work environment also can help you protect and retain your skilled workers. What should you consider when selecting an extractor?
The proper finish is important for product quality and durability. This article discusses the steps required to brush- and mirror-finish stainless steel, nonferrous metals, and aluminum using both linear and angle grinders.
When designing a part, you must decide which is the best way to form it. Should you draw it or stretch it? That depends on several factors, including forming depth.
Just how much is your used fabricating equipment worth? How is its value determined? What's the best way to go about selling it? Should you try to sell it directly to an end user, or should you sell it to a dealer?
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