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VIDEO: The Shortcut to Better Structural Steel Mechanical Properties

 

The strength of steel and its alloys has come a long way.

HSLA Steel Won't Break Your Back (Or Bank)

When you think about steel, you probably imagine it’s pretty heavy, right? After all, something as strong as steel would have to be weighty due to its density.

Consider high strength low alloy (HSLA) steel.

A Supplier Agreement With A Roll Forming Company Should Look Like This

The idea behind a supplier agreement -- whether with a roll forming company or another manufacturer -- is pretty simple. The supplier provides everything a customer needs for a particular service, and the customer can count on a specified price and single-source service.

6 Important Factors in Manufacturing a Solar Panel Mounting System

The most significant factors in manufacturing a successful solar panel mounting system include: 

  1. Raw material control & availability
  2. Scalability from small to large projects quickly
  3. Variable fastener punching patterns
  4. Futureproof component design
  5. Pre-kitting fasteners & components to[...]

7 Pitches to Sway Your Boss to Switch to Roll Formed Metal Components

7 pitches to convince management to switch to roll forming for your metal components:

  1. You’ll have better ROI 
  2. It creates less scrap & waste 
  3. Your current process is inefficient 
  4. You’ll have more control over processes & tooling
  5. It’s more eco-friendly
  6. You can streamline your supply chain
  7. It[...]

Metal Forming Processes: Techniques, Industries, & Uses

6 Common Metal Forming Processes

The type of metal forming process you choose will depend on the type of metal you use, what you're creating, and how it will be used. Some of the most common types of metal forming techniques are:

  1. Roll forming
  2. Extrusion
  3. Press braking
  4. Stamping
  5. Forging
  6. Casting

Cut Lead Time & Red Tape With Roll Forming Tooling Manufacturers

You’re a busy manufacturer that can’t afford to wait for materials to come back from the roll former. You’re also keeping a close eye on your budget. 

Metal Forming Services: Which Process Should You Use For Metal Parts?

There’s no “one-size-fits-all” solution to metal parts manufacturing. What works for producing one metal component may not work for another. 

Understanding the applications for different types of metal manufacturing will help you choose the best one for your metal components.

Hot Forming Vs Cold Roll Forming: What's the Difference?

Durability. Flexibility. Cost-effectiveness. Adaptability for a variety of industrial and commercial applications. You’ve probably wondered at some point how hot forming and cold forming compare in these categories.

Green Metal?! Discovering the Patina Effect

Like with many other things in life, age is a big talking point in decorative metals. Is youthful glow better, or is the weather look of experience more desirable? 

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