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Top 5 Carbon Steel Tubing Applications & Industries

Carbon steel tubing may not be very pleasing to the eye, but it is certainly functional. For the cost-conscious, carbon steel is a material made in heaven. 

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Why HSS Steel Tube Is the Best Framework for Bridge Construction

Infrastructure must withstand daily usage by pedestrians, vehicles, structures, and other stresses. It can't bend, rot, or fail. Weak infrastructure leads to disasters like this 1987 bridge...

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How Material Affects Tube Bending Quality | Metal Fabrication

If you require tube bending for your product, material definitely matters. Certain materials are easier to bend, and there are different qualities that contribute to the final product. 


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Why Full-Service Metal Fabrication Is Universally Awesome

What does full-service metal fabrication mean?

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Metal Fabrication | Have You Ever Seen a Robot Weld a Bed Frame?

There’s a first time for everything. And yes, people will eventually sleep on these bed frames.We took this neat video a few months ago during one of our largest and most complicated projects to...

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What Makes a Metal Fabricator Right for You?

No matter how awesome a metal fabricator may be, they're not a good fit if they can't meet your needs. Everything else is secondary, no matter how next-gen their machines may be.

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Stainless Steel Welding: Choosing the Best Types of Steel

What makes a stainless steel good for welding? The secret is in the alloy ratios.

All quality welding requires a high level of material weldability. Weldability is affected by the chemical...

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How Can Metal Fabrication Fit Your Dream Supply Chain?

Does your current metal fabrication plan fit into your ideal supply chain? Or do they stretch it out so it looks like a particularly overcooked noodle?

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5 Benefits of Stainless Steel Tubing for Commercial Projects

Why does America love stainless steel tubing? For a lot of good reasons. Here are the top five benefits of stainless tubing for commercial and industrial projects:

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How to Spec Your Tubular Steel Products for Durability

Tubular steel products can be protected in two ways: choosing a strong, durable material from the get-go (such as 300- and 400-series stainless steels) or covering the steel with a protective...
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