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Sheet Metal Design: Tips and Tricks

Posted by CAMM Metals on Feb 21, 2019 11:48:00 AM

Adhering to the guidelines associated with design for manufacturing (DFM) ensures that a sheet metal design flows through the processes without issues. This ultimately helps to improve lead times and lowers the overall project cost. Fortunately, there are numerous techniques you can use to increase the chances your sheet metal part is ready for manufacturing.

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Topics: Custom Sheet Metal Fabrication

8 Quick Tips to Save Money on Sheet Metal Fabrication

Posted by CAMM Metals on Jun 28, 2018 11:15:00 AM

Completing a sheet metal fabrication project is a costly process. The design, the possible prototype, the actual production process, and the finishing processes all have associated fees. In addition to the work that goes in to your project, the materials themselves cost money as well. To save money, you’ll need a well-optimized design and a cost-saving plan. We’ve compiled a list of tips that can help you save money on your next metal fabrication project.

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Topics: Custom Sheet Metal Fabrication, metal fabrication costs, Saving Money on Metal Fabrication

6 Factors to Consider When Choosing Between Aluminum or Stainless Steel Fabrication

Posted by CAMM Metals on Nov 3, 2017 11:50:00 AM

Stainless steel and aluminum fabrication processes are put to use to produce parts and structures for a wide range of industries. Aluminum is often used in the marine equipment industry thanks to its light weight and resistance to corrosion.

While it’s technically not considered a non-ferrous metal, stainless steel is also valued due in part to its lack of magnetism and its versatile applications in the industrial environment. This post provides an overview of six factors to consider when you’re determining whether aluminum or stainless steel materials are best suited to your next project’s needs.

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Topics: Metal Fabrication, Custom Sheet Metal Fabrication, Custom Metal Fabrication

How Custom Sheet Metal Fabrication Benefits the Medical Industry

Posted by CAMM Metals on Sep 1, 2017 1:53:00 PM

Sheet metal fabrication is a broad term referring to cutting, shaping, and molding sheet metal into a final product. However, custom sheet metal fabrication involves a non-standard component or unique metal product of some sort. Custom sheet metal fabrication is important to the medical industry, as it can help create tools that carry out very precise and specific functions. Read below for more information on the application of this process in the medical industry.

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Topics: Custom Sheet Metal Fabrication, Fabrication of Medical Devices, Metal Fabrication for the Medical Industry

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