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Fabrication – Honing the Craft

“Back in the day” many fathers’s offered the knowledge of their craft abilities to their sons. Whether that craft was carpentry, electrical, plumbing, mechanics …or the likes of these various trades. The tools of their trade were passed down from generation to generation, and this often became the family career of choice. Today, career options are limitless. So there are…

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Thinking Outside the (Metal) Box

So let’s say -for arguments sake- your CAD system figures out the bend deduction for you (and it does), our second question would be this… does your operator really need to know where a bend deduction comes from? After all the math is complete, and the “corners are cut”, say you discover an error has occurred …can you fix it…

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The Function and Fashion of Steel

Stainless steel does not need to only contain one shade of grey. It can be as flashy, dull, plated or dented -among others finishes- as you desire. Every project requires a different look and feel to it, representing the individual or company it is slated for. As such, there are a myriad of finishes we can create for your stainless…

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Steel vs Aluminum – When to Use Which

There is a common conundrum in the fabrication industry, or rather with the client’s approaching us with the question of whether to use steel or aluminum for their pending project. Aluminum is of course a lighter weight metal, and will cost you less per pound to purchase. However, aluminum fabrication is slightly more per hour to work on, as it…

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Laser Cutting vs Hi-Definitions Plasma Cutting

At Absolute Fabrication, we proudly offer hi-definitions plasma cutting. We do not outsource our work, but provide quality, precision workmanship right at our fabrication warehouse. While “cut quality” can vary in definitions from fabrication company to fabrication company, as well as differ from client to client …laser cutting is often considered a high quality approach to any other cutting method,…

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Technology – The Triumphs and The Setbacks

Today’s CNC press brakes come with all the bells and whistled. Special functions that require a special someone to run it all. Understanding this piece of machinery, how the functions work, when and why to apply them …is all an imperative part of the process. Dwell and decompression is just one of the many features the CNC is capable of,…

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Bend it Like Beckham

Great skill is definitely preferred over a trained “button pusher” when it comes to creating metal works of art. Granted, there is a lot of advanced technology that makes up a shop room floor at any steel fabrication company, but knowing how to best handle such equipment is all part of the art. Whether your shop is fixed with an…

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Metal Fabrication – The Process of “Gettin’ ‘er Done”

The industrial revolution is an ever-evolving entity. Processes are continually being improved, and the metal fabrication industry is no exception. Success in any industry is largely based on work ethic …and the ability to “get ‘er done”. Whether that means being an industry leader with a lot of hard working people backing your business, or being an industry innovator and…

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Shiver Me ‘Stainless Steel’ Timbers?

When you think of a floating device, you don’t often think of weighing it down with heavy metal objects. However, we often have people inquiring about our steel fabrication services for boats. Whether it’s a sleek cigar boat requiring a metal bar, or a mirror polished arch for a yacht, these are just a couple examples of what is possible…

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