Using the Right Grinding Wheel for the Job

A good weld begins with good preparation, and good weld preparation begins with a clean cut. However, cutting is an art that requires both skill and knowledge of how to select and utilize the best grinding wheel for the job. The type of grinding wheel to use for a given application depends largely on what material will be cut. At the end of the day, there is no substitute for proper technique when it comes to gaining cost savings and productivity.

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Adjusting the Flames for the Oxyfuel Cutting

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An oxyfuel cutting torch is a tool utilized to bond two pieces of metal together by means of extreme heat. In addition, oxyfuel torches can be fitted with a “Cutting Head” and used to cut one solid piece of metal into two or more pieces. Lighting, adjusting and shutting down an oxygen-acetylene torch is easy, particularly when following to proper procedures. Additionally, you must always ensure to follow the torch manufacturer’s operating procedures.

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Choosing the Right Grinder for the Job

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A basic component of any welder’s toolbox is a decent angle grinder. There are few tools more versatile than a grinder. However, not all grinders are equal. Therefore, trying to choose the right one can be difficult. We will discuss a few tips for choosing the right grinder size for the job.

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Choosing the Right Cutting Tip for the Job

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Selecting the right cutting or styling tool for the job means the difference between an average cut or a great cut. Therefore, it is important to choose carefully. It is critical to both performance and safety to choose the correct tip for the job. Here’s a simple step-by-step process for choosing the right cutting tip to ensure you deliver a great cut every time.

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Technology Advancements for Metal Fabrication: CNC Plate Burning

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CNC plasma cutting has come a long way since paper punch machines, which were common to write G-codes for the cutting controller. We will discuss technology advancements for metal fabrication, specifically with press brakes.

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Technology Advancements for Metal Fabrication: Press Brakes


Metal fabrication has existed as a trade for over 7,000 years, according to archaeologists who discovered metal and stone tools and weapons in southern Serbia. Today’s metal fabrication trade continues to advance through the aid of various types of technology. We will discuss technology advancements for metal fabrication, specifically with press brakes.

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Increase in Metal Fabrication Demand with Construction

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With the increasing growth of the Bryan/College Station area, construction activity is rising. Therefore, this means an increase in demand for industry products. We will discuss this increase in metal fabrication demand with construction.

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Technology Advancements for Metal Fabrication: CNC Plasma Cutting

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Metal fabrication has existed as a trade for over 7,000 years, according to archaeologists who discovered metal and stone tools and weapons in southern Serbia. This metal fabrication of yesteryear involved manual labor and handmade tools. However, today’s metal fabrication trade continues to advance through the aid of various types of technology CNC Plasma Cutting.

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