Mike Roeder, Penn Sheet Metal president/owner, stands with the Finishline machine.
Mid Atlantic Machinery, a machine tool and fabrication equipment distributor in Harrisburg, Pa., has delivered a Finishline FL5100RDDR finishing machine to Penn Sheet Metal, Allentown, Pa., a provider of r
Sheet metal is processed through rollers at a steel plant. gjp3111/iStock/Getty Images Plus
When trying to determine the source of splits and wrinkles in their formed components, metal stampers often forget about anisotropy. Also known as directionality, anisotropy is a change in the cr
Bazooka Farmstar, Washington, Iowa, fabricates the equipment that handles and distributes liquid manure to farm fields. Farmers like this type of equipment because they are recycling the animal waste instead of spending money on commercial fertilizer to enrich crop land.
FIGURE 1. During the rolling cycle in a vertical, coil-fed system, the leading edge “curls” in front of the bending rolls. The newly cut trailing edge is then pushed toward the leading edge, tacked, and welded to create the rolled shell.
Everyone in metal fabrication is probably fami
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Forty years of bringing critical attention to the nation’s best-known makers in the arts is celebrated at this year’s Smithsonian Craft Show
After two years of virtual events, one of Washington, D.C.’s much-anticipated happenings, the Smithsonian Craft Show, is back up and
FlexMet, Franklin, Tenn., views its Prima Power BCe Smart panel bending machine as being integral to its efforts in launching its own product lines. Images: FLB Media
Picking up and starting over doesn’t apply just to individuals. Sometimes companies need a reset too.
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