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The Metal Fabrication Process: Assembly

Naimor, Inc. has extensive experience providing value added metal fabrication services, including hardware insertion and welding. While CNC routers, laser and punches can cut metal, there is more to the metal fabrication process than just cutting and forming parts. 

 

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The Metal Fabrication Process: Finishing

Metal fabrication often focuses on the processes of cutting and forming sheets of metal. However, the fabrication process does not end there. Metal finishing services create a functional or decorative finish to the exterior of metal parts to improve their appearance and quality. A vital part of the fabrication process, finishing, brings the process to completion with a part that is what your project needs.

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Featured Project: Stainless Steel Floating Shelves

This month, a consumer products client came to us to fabricate stainless steel floating shelves, architectural shelves which have become popular in recent years and provide a wonderful minimalist look.

Attention to detail was paramount for these shelves, as they are destined to a home or office environment where aesthetics are very important.

 

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The Metal Fabrication Process: Forming

From architectural brackets to stairs, many products require precision formed angles. Bending metal into a straight-line angle is the most common form of press brake work. A top die, or punch, pushes the metal into a lower vee die to form the angle desired.

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The Metal Fabrication Process from Drawing to Cutting

A better understanding of our metal fabrication capabilities leads to better design decisions and can help develop better quality metal parts at reduced cost. Design software is productive, but it’s not all-knowing. Knowing the capabilities of our machines, available tools, and what experienced personnel can and cannot do minimizes confusion and makes our job – and yours – progress smoothly.

 

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5 Steps to Bring your Architectural Concept to Completion on Time and Budget

Architectural metal work gives form and function to design inspiration, transforming the look and feel of residential and commercial spaces. Because of this, quality architectural metal fabrication is a major part of any structure.

 

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Pro Tips to Save You Money on Your Next Aluminum Boat Build

There are 4 major costs involved in building an aluminum boat from design to construction: design, cutting, shipping, and building. As the saying goes “time is money” and the ability to work efficiently in each step of the build process will save you money and make the boat building experience a more enjoyable process.

 

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Featured Project – Expediting Success!

In an ideal world, there would more than enough time to have everything needed for your production schedule well in advance. But, no matter the industry, there are inevitably those times when you are up against a deadline, or even worse, past it.

We recently worked with a firm whose client was in a bind. They were facing serious down-time on a job site for new construction, and they need parts - fast. This happens to be my favorite part of the sales process: taking a tough problem and finding an optimal solution. Here’s what we did.

 

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Choosing an Aluminum Boat Design

Ever since the earliest human ancestors wanted to cross water, people have been designing watercraft for the purpose of...well, not sinking to the bottom of the ocean. What started with logs developed into carved dugouts, and then into plank-on-frame construction. In today’s modern world of aluminum boat design, there’s a hull shape for nearly every application on the water one can think of.

Ultimately, choosing the right aluminum boat design to fabricate and turn into your boat depends on how the boat will be used.

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What Aluminum Alloy Should I Use to Build a Boat, and Why?

All aluminum alloys are not created equal. 5052. T6-6061. What the heck do these numbers and letters mean? And more importantly, which one should I choose for my boat project? Like most questions related to materials, the answer of course is “Well, it depends on your application.” To understand which is the appropriate aluminum to choose, it’s important to know a little bit about aluminum, its various alloys, and their properties.

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