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    Tips for Piercing Steel With Oxy-Fuel Torch

    Tips for Piercing Metal With an Oxy-Fuel Torch

    Oxy-fuel cutting is a popular method for fabricating mild steel. This process uses a stream of pure oxygen to shape the material. However, before cutting begins, the steel material must first be pierced, which is an art form of itself. Before we look more closely at the piercing process, let’s rev...
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    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 when they want to maximize their capabilities, they will often purchase equipment with automated CNC technology. Automated processing offers fabrication shop...
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    Advantages of Plasma Cutting

    Plasma cutting is a popular method of fabricating metal plate ranging in size from ¼ inch to 1 ½ inches. Its processing speed and high-quality cuts are two of the reasons why this technology is used in fabrication shops of all sizes. Before we take a closer look at the advantages of plasma cutting...
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    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. It is one of the oldest tools for fabricating metal and is still a popular option for small custom fabrication shops, large-scale production centers, and everything in bet...
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    What Is the Difference Between Metal Sheet & Plate?

    When discussing custom fabrication, metal sheet and metal plate are often used interchangeably, or so it may seem. In fact, they are two different types of raw materials that can be fabricated using plasma cutting, oxy-fuel cutting, laser cutting, or another technology. What exactly is the differenc...
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    How Waterjet Cutting Works

    Though its usage can be dated back to the 1950s when it was used to cut lumber, waterjet cutting is a much more advanced process today and is capable of fabricating hard materials such as metal. In fact, it is a common tool for professional fabricators and a staple in fabrication shops and steel ser...
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    Benefits of Waterjet Cutting

    Waterjet cutting is one of the many ways fabricators process metal plates. There are advantages of waterjet cutting over other types of fabrication technology, such as plasma and oxy-fuel cutting. Let’s take a closer look at this process and why it is a popular choice for fabrication shops. How Do...
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