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  • What Is CNC Machining? Working Principles, Capabilities & More

    What Is CNC Machining? Working Principles, Capabilities & More

    In short, CNC machining is a metal fabrication method where written code controls the machinery in the manufacturing process. The code determines everything from the movement of the cutting head […]

  • How Plasma Cutting Works? Advantages & Disadvantages

    How Plasma Cutting Works? Advantages & Disadvantages

    Metal cutting can be categorised into two – mechanical and thermal cutting. Plasma cutting is a thermal cutting method where ionised gas is used for cutting the metal. It is […]

  • What Is Heat Treatment? Methods & Benefits

    What Is Heat Treatment? Methods & Benefits

    Heat treatment is the process of heating and cooling metals, using specific predetermined methods to obtain desired properties. Both ferrous as well as non-ferrous metals undergo heat treatment before putting […]

  • Common Metal Fabrication Processes

    Common Metal Fabrication Processes

    Producing metal parts includes many different methods of metal manipulation. The selection of processes depends on the required end result as well as the type of metal, its shape, etc. […]

  • Done and Upcoming Platform Updates

    Done and Upcoming Platform Updates

    So we promised you a few new features coming in the first half of this year. We are now underway and the first tasks have been completed to make your […]

  • What Is Sheet Metal Fabrication?

    What Is Sheet Metal Fabrication?

    Sheet metal fabrication is the process of forming metal sheets to the desired shape using different manufacturing methods. The completion of a product usually comprises of many steps – from […]

  • Surface Finishing Basics

    Surface Finishing Basics

    Metal products surround us everywhere. Some are shiny, others matte. Some are metallic, others coloured. The looks of a metal object depend solely on one thing – its surface finish. […]

  • Mild Steel – All You Need to Know

    Mild Steel – All You Need to Know

    Due to its excellent properties, mild steel has become an in-demand material in various industries. It has unparalleled weldability and machinability, which has led to an exponential increase in its […]

  • What Can a Laser Cutter Cut?

    What Can a Laser Cutter Cut?

    Laser cutting is so popular largely because of its versatility. Laser cutters can cut a wide variety of materials – anything from paper, wood, cork, acrylic and foam to different […]

  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Laser Cutting

    Advantages and Disadvantages of Laser Cutting

    Cutting is the most basic and widely used process in metal fabrication. Laser cutting is the go-to technology to perform such jobs in the industry because of its many advantages […]

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