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February 10, 2009
'We are all Shickels'
Shickel Corp. is no longer the small repair shop that opened in 1938 in Bridgewater, Va. It's a business with more than 100 employees and $12 million in annual sales. Photos courtesy of Rodney W. Good, Artistic Photography
"There are a... Read more...
July 15, 2008
Making sense of metal cutting technologies
It's the question heard 'round the metal fabricating world: What metal cutting technology makes the most sense?
Unfortunately, the answer to the question cannot be covered in one simple statement. The answer depends on the metal being... Read more...
March 11, 2008
Service center fabricates its future
These are interesting times in which metal service centers find themselves. Many are finding that they have to offer some level of fabricating services to help them stand out among other metal distributors. They have seen dramatic... Read more...
February 13, 2007
Big shoulders, long strides
Jeff Hansen, Dave Hansen, Cathy Hansen, and Mike Hansen (left to right) are equal partners in Hansen Steel Services. About 25 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean in Santa Fe Springs, Calif., Hansen Steel Services employees wear T-shirts... Read more...
May 10, 2005
Making a clear-cut decision
Read any metalworking trade magazine and you routinely will see introductions of new cutting machinery. You'll also see machines advertised and the tradeshows that will feature them. As the owner of a small or medium-size shop, how do you... Read more...
July 13, 2004
Pushing plate processing productivity
An infinite-rotation compound-skew-axis manipulator with a plasma torch allows automated contour bevel cutting of mild steel, stainless steel, and aluminum. Maximizing productivity. Making more with less. You hear about it almost every... Read more...
June 8, 2004
Plasma pleases plenty
In case you missed it, check out this excerpt from the article "National research programs explore plate welding for shipbuilding" in the March 2004 issue of The FABRICATOR®: One project objective is to introduce laser cutting... Read more...
January 16, 2003
Investigating applications, hardware, collision protection, and height control
Thermal cutting processes that can produce beveled edges are not new. In fact, they probably have been around nearly as long as oxyfuel cutting. Their use has been popular in the shipbuilding industry for many years. However, until... Read more...