Key Trends in Sheet Metal Manufacturing for 2019 and Beyond

23 October 2019
 Categories: Industrial & Manufacturing, Blog

Over the years, there has been significant growth in metal manufacturing techniques and applications. Sheet metal companies now provide customised raw materials, final products and components that many different businesses use. By outsourcing welding and design functions, these businesses are able to save on costs, keep up with customer preferences and produce a wider range of products. The industry 4.0 revolution is transforming how metal fabrication companies operate. Smart technologies, big data and automation have opened up new possibilities within the manufacturing space. Read More …

Understanding the Benefits of Steel Laser Cutting

20 October 2019
 Categories: Industrial & Manufacturing, Blog

Laser cutting is a common cutting process in today's manufacturing processes. The method is precise, and it consumes less energy as compared to plasma cutting. Although countless industries in Australia use it, the primary aim is to remove the excess materials. Discussed below are the main advantages of metal laser cutting. 1. Fast turn around When compared to the traditional methods of fabrication, the lead time for laser cutting is lower. Read More …

Have you thought about the environmental benefits of wooden pallets?

17 October 2019
 Categories: Industrial & Manufacturing, Blog

When you need to ship products across the country or around the world one of the  most effective ways to do it is to use pallets, but which type of pallet should you choose? While plastic pallets are popular for some products there are still many reasons to consider wooden pallets, one of the most striking is the environmental benefits that wooden pallets can offer. Can wooden pallets really be good for the environment? Read More …

The Three Crucial Things to Remember about Air Compressors

12 September 2019
 Categories: Industrial & Manufacturing, Blog

Air compressors are machines that take air from the atmosphere and compress it to a given pressure. The compressor does not store the air after compressing it; rather, it compresses it and feeds it into a chamber, known as the air receiver. As a reservoir for compressed air, the receiver should be handled with a lot of care. The system contains a system which stops the compressor when the receiver has filled. Read More …

Guidelines for Success when Welding Aluminium

11 September 2019
 Categories: Industrial & Manufacturing, Blog

Aluminium is one of the most commonly used metals in building, construction and tool fabrication. A common misconception is that aluminium is very difficult to weld. However, the truth is that aluminium is just as easy to work with as steel. For the best results in joining aluminium, there are certain welding rules which you have to follow. Here are some tips that you should follow when working with the metal. Read More …

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Mandy's Manufacturing Advice

Hey, there! My name is Mandy and this is my manufacturing blog. The articles that I write and post here will help you to gain a better understanding of the world of manufacturing. My husband works at the local manufacturing plant and he invited me along to a recent bring your family to work day. It was really exciting to see my husband's workplace and it inspired me to find out as much as I can about his job and the industrial sector. Over the past couple for months, I have learnt so much cool stuff that I just knew I had to start this blog.