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    • By: Socius
    • On: October 25, 2023

    Can a Plasma Cutter Cut Aluminum?

    When it comes to cutting various metals, plasma cutters are a popular choice because of their efficiency and precision. But...

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    • By: Socius
    • On: July 28, 2023

    Types of CNC Plasma Cutting Machines

      Metal fabrication processes have undergone significant advancements with the integration of computerized numerical control (CNC) technology. Accordingly, CNC plasma...

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    • By: Socius
    • On: July 28, 2023

    How CNC Machines Improve Precision Cutting

    In the world of custom metal fabrication, Computer Numerical Control (CNC) technology has revolutionized the industry. CNC technology utilizes specialized...

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    • By: Socius
    • On: May 22, 2023

    How Can Water Cut Through Steel?

    While it may seem counterintuitive to think that water can be used to cut through steel, that’s precisely what industrial...

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    • By: Socius
    • On: March 8, 2023

    How Does a Plasma Cutter Work?

    Plasma cutting is a popular method of custom metal fabrication. Its history as a fabrication tool can be dated back...

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    • By: Socius
    • On: March 8, 2023

    A Guide to Stainless Steel Finishes

    There are nearly endless applications for stainless steel thanks to its natural corrosion-resistance properties and impressive strength. And while those...

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    • By: Socius
    • On: January 6, 2023

    What Does a CNC Plasma Cutting Table Do?

    Plasma cutting is the process of fabricating steel, aluminum, iron, and other metals using intense heat generated by a plasma-fueled...

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    • By: Socius
    • On: January 6, 2023

    How to Choose a CNC Plasma Cutter

    Your custom fabrication shop has had some success, and now you’re looking for ways to take it to the next...

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    • By: Socius
    • On: December 2, 2022

    What Is Metal Fabrication?

    Metal fabrication refers to the art of shaping thin metal sheets and thick metal plates into desired products. Generally speaking,...

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    • By: Socius
    • On: December 2, 2022

    Classes of Stainless Steel

    As an iron and chromium alloy, stainless steel has excellent corrosion-resistance properties, making it ideal for applications in sterile environments....

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    • By: Socius
    • On: November 8, 2022

    How Automation Improves Metal Fabrication

    Automated manufacturing refers to the use of control systems to operate equipment. In the metal fabrication industry, this concept is...

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    • By: Socius
    • On: October 5, 2022

    What Is Architectural Metal?

    Architectural metal is a term used to describe a decorative metal element of a building or other structure. These metal...

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    • By: Socius
    • On: September 6, 2022

    Comparing Aluminum & Stainless Steel

    Aluminum and stainless steel are two metals that are commonly used in a wide variety of applications. While the list...

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    • By: Socius
    • On: August 8, 2022

    Best Metals for Rust Resistance

    Professional metal fabricators, in addition to following exact specification outline in blueprints, also recommend the best metals for particular applications....

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    • By: Socius
    • On: August 8, 2022

    Benefits of CNC Cutting Tables

    Computer numerical control (CNC), as it relates to custom metal fabrication technology, sounds like tech-speak but is actually simple to...

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    • By: Socius
    • On: June 3, 2022

    Benefits of Aluminum Sheet Metal

    Aluminum sheet metal has nearly endless applications across a range of industries and is used in automotive and aircraft body...

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    • By: Socius
    • On: June 3, 2022

    Comparing No. 2 & No. 3 Steels

    All metals can be classified under the standard alloy numbering system as defined by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)...

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    • By: Socius
    • On: May 9, 2022

    Metals Used in Shipbuilding

    Metals Used in Shipbuilding  Shipbuilding is a complex process involving numerous raw materials and a fleet of talented fabricators. It...

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    • By: Socius
    • On: May 9, 2022

    Aluminum Sheet Metal Fabrication

    From food and beverage equipment to roofing and gutters, shipping containers, and HVAC systems, there are nearly endless applications of...

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    • By: Socius
    • On: March 4, 2022

    Carbon Steel vs. Stainless Steel

    Carbon steel and stainless steel have countless applications and are two of the most common materials that custom fabricators work...

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    • By: Socius
    • On: December 22, 2021

    Waterjet Cutting vs. Plasma Cutting

    Custom fabricators use a range of tools to produce perfectly processed metal sheet, plate, and other parts. Two of the...

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    • By: Socius
    • On: November 23, 2021

    HVAC Fabrication 101

    For homeowners and business owners who are investing in a new HVAC system, the performance of the machine will be...

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    • By: Socius
    • On: November 23, 2021

    Fabricating Aluminum & Steel Trailers

    Custom fabricators who are equipped with state-of-the-art plasma cutting technology are capable of producing a wide selection of metal products...

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    • By: Socius
    • On: November 5, 2021

    Common Causes of Oxy-Fuel Cutting Deficiencies

    While oxy-fuel cutting is a straightforward process, it nonetheless requires experience to perfect. Professional metal fabricators who have mastered this...

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    • By: Socius
    • On: September 7, 2021

    Benefits of Automated Metal Fabrication

    Custom metal fabricators use a range of technology, including plasma cutters, oxy-fuel cutters, and waterjet cutters, in their operations. And...

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    • By: Socius
    • On: August 3, 2021

    Advantages of Plasma Cutting

    Plasma cutting is a popular method of fabricating metal plate ranging in size from ¼ inch to 1 ½ inches....

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    • By: Socius
    • On: August 3, 2021

    How Does Oxy-Fuel Cutting Work?

    Oxy-fuel cutting is a metal fabrication technology that is typically used to process thick materials measuring more than 1 inch....

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    • By: Socius
    • On: June 29, 2021

    How Waterjet Cutting Works

    Though its usage can be dated back to the 1950s when it was used to cut lumber, waterjet cutting is...

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    • By: Socius
    • On: June 2, 2021

    Benefits of Waterjet Cutting

    Waterjet cutting is one of the many ways fabricators process metal plates. There are advantages of waterjet cutting over other...

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    • By: Socius
    • On: April 5, 2021

    How Accurate Is Plasma Cutting?

    Plasma cutters have a reputation in the industry for producing clean and accurate cuts. While this is certainly true, the...

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    • By: Socius
    • On: April 5, 2021

    What Materials Can a Plasma Cutter Cut?

    When plasma cutting was developed in the 1960s, it revolutionized how metal plates were cut. Before then, fabricators relied on...

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    • By: popaquet
    • On: February 1, 2021

    How much is a CNC plasma table?

    How much is a CNC plasma table? That is the first question most first time buyers have in mind when...

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    • By: Machitech
    • On: April 15, 2019

    Advantages of CNC Nesting Software

    Any seasoned metal fabricator will know that there are certain components of a CNC automated system that are necessary to...

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    • By: Machitech
    • On: October 22, 2017

    Water jet Applications

    Automated water jet cutting is just one of the advanced cutting technologies offered by Machitech Automation.  Our water jet systems...

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    • By: Machitech
    • On: September 26, 2017

    3 Advantages of Water Jet Cutting

    In the industrial fabrication world there are many different cutting methods from which to choose.  They each offer their own...

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    • By: Machitech
    • On: August 23, 2017

    Utilizing Robotics in CNC Machining

    At Machitech Automation, we design state-of-the-art CNC cutting systems using a water variety of cutters including plasma, oxy-fuel, waterjet, fiber...

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    • By: Machitech
    • On: June 17, 2017

    Choosing Your Waterjet Abrasive

    Waterjet cutting systems offer a number of advantages that many fabricators and manufacturers are drawn to. One of the most...

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    • By: Machitech
    • On: March 18, 2017

    How is Plasma Cutting Achieved

    You may know that you like CNC plasma cutting and you may know that it produces some of the best...

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    • By: Machitech
    • On: February 12, 2017

    Partner Spotlight: Hypertherm

    We at Machitech Automation work hard to bring out clients the best, state-of-the-art cutting systems available.  We are experts in...

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    • By: Machitech
    • On: February 6, 2017

    5 Advantages of Automated CNC Routing

    For decades, routing was a handheld process.  Though handheld routing is a beautiful art form and will certainly get the...

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    • By: Machitech
    • On: November 14, 2016

    The Amazing Cutting Power of Plasma

    There are a lot of ways to cut through various materials and each method offers its own advantages and disadvantages. ...

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    • By: Machitech
    • On: October 29, 2016

    3 Advantages of Waterjet Cutting

    When customers need a cost-effective, efficient way to cut heat sensitive materials, we often recommend waterjet cutting.  To begin our...

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    • By: Machitech
    • On: October 13, 2016

    CNC Routers Offer Versatility

    CNC cutting systems used for metal fabrication can do a lot, but the addition of a CNC router provides more...

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    • By: Machitech
    • On: August 31, 2016

    What Plasma Is and How It Works

    Plasma cutting is a staple of the metal fabrication industry.  We talk often about its benefits, its advantages for cutting...

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    • By: Machitech
    • On: August 24, 2016

    Waterjet Advantages

    When it comes to metal fabrication, there is “more than one way to skin a cat,” so they say.  There...

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    • By: Machitech
    • On: April 19, 2016

    Overview of Laser Cutting

    The CNC plasma cutting world utilizes technology that continues to evolve so that better cutting precision can be achieved while...

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    • By: popaquet
    • On: January 19, 2012

    What Does CNC Stand For?

    If you have been looking for a new plasma cutter, you might have noticed the initials “CNC” a few times....

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