Monthly Archives: "August, 2017"

Is High Performing Stainless Steel Really Worth The Cost?
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While there are a multitude of stainless steel alloys on the market, it can be tough to find the perfect metal for your needs. One of the first thingS that buyers look at is the cost rather than the performance. As such it's easy to be swayed by the cheaper price. While in some cases this is okay, in others it can be a costly and serious mistake. The bottom line is that there are some cases where paying more...

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Which Type Of Powder Coating Do You Need?
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In many manufacturing applications it's important to apply specialised powder steel coatings. Aside from adding a splash of colour to an otherwise dull finish, powder coating provides a great deal of protection too. But the question is... with a multitude of coatings available, which type should you use? Applying the right application Because powder coating isn't a 'one application suits all' type of protection, for best results, applications should match both the type of metal and their use. In order...

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How To Minimise Metal Waste in Milling Operations
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In any type of manufacturing process keeping down the levels of material waste is the key is to profitability. One procedure that can and does produce a lot of waste is milling. This is especially true if the process isn't well optimised. The question is, how do you go about ensuring minimal waste and therefore maximum profit? Recycling metal swarf The term swarf is in effect the metal chips and debris that are produced by the milling process. In many fab...

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Everything You Need To Know About Steel Angle Products…And Probably More Besides!
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If you've ever visited a fab shop before you'll know that one of their main range of products is steel angles. On the surface of it, you mightn't think that there was much of a need but you'd be wrong. They're used all over the place: in the construction industry – strengthening and supporting property walls; the agricultural industry – used in the making of farming machinery; and the petrochemical/pharmaceutical industries - providing a consistent and uniform surface vital...

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3 Great Ways Our Deception Bay Fab Shop Can Help With Your Next Project
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Although our customers know us best as a fabrication shop manufacturing and selling quality steel products, there are many other ways that we can help our clients. Aside from forming and welding we can also provide a wide variety of other time saving services. With this in mind, here's a summary of just three of those services: Designing and prototyping If you have an idea of a particular design but you aren't sure whether it will work when assembled then you've...

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