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Grab the Bull by the Horns With Rapid Metal Prototyping

Some dynamic companies are effectively using rapid metal prototyping to change the landscape of their industry. You could be one of them.

Custom metal prototyping designs can help improve...

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How Value Engineering Can Change the World (Even Just a Little)

Bessemer Process. Trans-Continental Railroad. Ford Model T. 

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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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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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9 Metal Manufacturing Myths That Need to Die in a Fire

Metal manufacturing, like other types of manufacturing, has been struggling with global economic shifts such as China's continuing manufacturing developments, and Brexit's impact on the stock...

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5 Things You Didn't Know About Metal Manufacturing

If you're new to the world of metal manufacturing, you'll find these five facts interesting - and maybe helpful.

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7 Things You Didn't Know About the Longest Bridge in New York

The Tappan Zee Bridge, which spans the Hudson River between Rockland and Westchester Counties, is one of the state's most impressive works of infrastructure. It's also one of the most highly...

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4 Reasons You Should Emboss Your Tubular Steel Products

Embossing is a fantastic process for strengthening tubular steel. To emboss tubular steel, the original material coil is run through a roll forming mill, and male/female dies are used to press the...

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Tubular Steel Products: Non-Round & Special Shaped Welded Tubing

You've seen tubular steel products in action every day. They help you get to work safely, they help you shovel your driveway, and they're part of the bridges and roads you drive over during your...

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5 Tricks to Reduce Metal Stamping Design Inconsistencies

The most common issue our clients face is a design that looks great on paper, but runs into problems during manufacturing. Metal stamping is a breeding ground for inconsistencies between design...

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