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Should You Consider Powder Coating Services Earlier in Your Design?

Short answer: Yes, definitely.

Long answer: Like any other manufacturing process, powder coating automatically presents challenges. You can mitigate those challenges by designing your part with...

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Why a Tight Tolerance Isn't Always a Good Idea

A tight tolerance sounds great from a design engineer's perspective. It forces the manufacturer to put out product that matches your specifications exactly. It ensures each part is nearly...

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How to Optimize Your Design for Metal Fabrication

Do you want to optimize your design for metal fabrication? Here are 5 tips to do so.

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Benefits of Roll Forming

Roll forming passes coiled sheet metal through a horizontal series of rotating dies to produce a desired shape.  

Each set of rolling dies makes an incremental change to the sheet metal until the...

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How to Negotiate a Strong OEM Manufacturing Agreement

Your OEM manufacturing agreement is the foundation of your relationship with your vendor. A strong agreement leads to a strong, mutually beneficial partnership. A weak agreement can lead to...

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9 Contract Metal Manufacturing Considerations for Your OEM Project

Contract metal manufacturing is more than a business deal - it's a partnership. It may be tempting to assess contract vendors based on face value alone, but that can cause more problems than it...

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Industrial Welding Projects: MIG vs TIG Welding

What’s the difference between MIG vs TIG welding for your industrial project?

Each method of welding has its own strengths and uses. Here’s what matters for choosing MIG vs. TIG welding for your...

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3 Basics of Welding Design for Product Engineering

Welding design matters. Welding is usually an "out of sight, out of mind" manufacturing process - if the product works great, you don't think about it. However, if the product fails, weld design...

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Why Choose Robotic Welding Services Over Hand Welding?

Manufacturing machinery is getting smarter by the day. While some tech (like super agile collaborative robots) are limited to only the most cutting-edge enterprise manufacturing facilities, other...

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What's the Best Aluminum for Welding?

If your application requires aluminum welding fabrications, your first question should be "What's the best aluminum for welding?" 

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