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4 Common Misconceptions About Pricing for Metal Fabrication

Posted by CAMM Metals on Feb 19, 2019 12:39:00 PM

If you’re searching for a metal fabrication company to help complete your latest project, it’s essential that you understand how to acquire an accurate estimate.

If you’re saddled with a vague understanding of your project, it’s possible that you could get burned on an estimate. Whether you’re seeking to hire a team for a small done-in-a-day welding project or a nuanced and lengthy metal fabrication project, steer clear of these common misconceptions to get the most accurate estimate.

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Topics: Metal Manufacturing Myths, Metal Fabrication Projects, Saving Money on Metal Fabrication, Working With A Metal Fabrication Company

Tips for Your Next Metal Enclosure Fabrication Project

Posted by CAMM Metals on Sep 25, 2018 1:00:00 PM

Each and every metal enclosure project is started with the seed of an idea to solve a particular problem.  For example, consider this situation: you must help design a metal enclosure for an oddly sized and sensitive machine that must stay contained in a hazardous location, which will include moisture and exposure to high temperatures.

After dozens of metal enclosure projects, CAMM Metals has the experience necessary to develop uniquely efficient designs that meet a wide variety of distinct requirements. From the enclosure design and material selection to the chosen process and the quality of the equipment, every step is critical. So if you’re looking for an enclosure to protect your pristine electrical equipment, take a few moments to consider how your preferred company is manufacturing metal enclosures.

Regardless of situation, fabricating metal enclosures requires top-notch quality materials, state-of-the-art equipment and expert technicians. Continue reading this post, as we discuss several tips to help ensure your next metal enclosure fabrication project is a success.

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Topics: Custom Metal Fabrication, Metal Fabrication Projects, Metal Fabrication Process, Metal Enclosures

How Tolerances Affect Custom Metal Fabrication Projects

Posted by CAMM Metals on Sep 7, 2017 11:18:00 AM

Tolerance is a crucial aspect of metal fabrication projects— and it remains one of the most examined factors for establishing manufacturing quality. Over the years, as tolerance expectations have increasingly more stringent, the more challenging the manufacturing process becomes for a given part. Even though technologies involved in water jet cutting, welding, and machining have continued to develop, especially tight tolerances are still not universally achievable by any given shop.

Tolerances are important to the manufacturing process as they determine how well a part will fit in final production and, as a result, how stable the final product will be. Essentially, tolerances can refer to mechanical fit, fit up, deviations from perfect straightness or accuracy of assembly. This post will provide a brief overview of how tolerance affects custom metal fabrication projects.

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Topics: Tolerances, Custom Metal Fabrication, Metal Fabrication Projects

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