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What Is Sheet Metal Fabrication?

Posted by Neil Harvey on Feb 5, 2020 10:15:30 AM

Sheet metal fabrication is the process of turning sheets of metal into products by cutting, punching, bending and assembling.  In this article, we explore the tools and techniques involved in the process.

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Topics: Metal Sector

Why online retail can work for metal buying

Posted by Matt Yeates on Jan 13, 2020 9:00:00 AM

These days buying something online is as easy as a few taps on your phone. In an instant, you can compare prices, products, delivery options, reviews and so much more.

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Topics: Metal Sector, Macro Trends

4 Tips to Manage Metal Costs Amidst Global Fluctuations

Posted by Neil Harvey on Dec 11, 2019 9:14:35 AM

We all know that keeping on top of material costs and company overheads is fundamental to long-term business success. This is particularly true in the construction and manufacturing sectors. The competition for projects is tough and profit margins are tight. Logic tells us that reducing raw material expenditure can have a major impact in ensuring repeat business from satisfied clients, while at the same time boosting our profits.

But remember: cutting your costs does not mean that you have to compromise on quality.

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Topics: Metal Sector

When To Use Stainless Steel

Posted by Neil Harvey on Dec 6, 2019 11:12:12 AM

Stainless Steel is a major part of our lives. Even if we often overlook it, the rust proof metal forms the basis of many of the buildings and equipment we see and use every day. Stainless steel appears to be just a humble low carbon steel on paper, but the addition of chromium and its ability to effectively self heal following chemical or mechanical damage makes it an excellent solution for a range of different projects.

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Topics: Metal Sector

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