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Featured Project: Fabrication of Mist Eliminator Assembly

Naimor recently completed four assemblies used for heated mist eliminators for a client with a project in Canada.

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Naimor’s New 6KW Fiber Laser Machine

At Naimor, we’re always aware of the ever-changing fabrication landscape. Having the best technology at your service can make a huge difference when it comes to making the best metal products.

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12 Interesting Facts About Aluminum

Aluminum is often referred to as a “miracle metal”. Its long list of inherent properties – lightweight, corrosion resistant, flexible, highly conductive, highly reflective, non-toxic, durable and recyclable – gives manufacturers and designers a wide range of options for product development. Manufactured commercially for just over 100 years, aluminum is a relatively new industrial metal.

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Naimor Project Spotlight: Yesler Blossoms

Naimor has recently contributed to one of Seattle’s newest and most exciting community projects, the Yesler Blossoms. These magnificent sculptures stand as the centerpiece of a small park north of Yesler Way, in a new pedestrian walk that links Jackson Street and Harborview Hospital.

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3 Common Stainless Steel Finishing Options for Architectural Projects

There are a number of common stainless steel finishing options that alter more than just the decorative appearance of the material. Some of these finishes originate from the mill, but many are applied later during processing; for example polished, brushed, blasted, etched and colored finishes.

 

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What Makes Steel So Popular for Custom Staircase Fabrication?

In recent years steel has become the material of choice for architectural metal fabrication, especially interior and exterior metal stairs. There are numerous reasons behind this trend. Steel enables extreme versatility of design, whether the design style is simple, elegant, traditional or modern. This opens up endless design possibilities to architects and designers alike.

Staircases constructed from steel are predominantly chosen for their durability and high resilience to drastic changes in the environment, as opposed to wood staircases and make for an amazing addition to any home or commercial infrastructure.

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How Seattle is influencing Metal Fabrication Trends in 2018

Change in the metal fabrication industry is a continuous process that Pacific Northwest based Naimor Metal Fabrication regularly monitors. Globalization, technological advancements, changing consumer preferences, and evolving government policies are reshaping the manufacturing industry.

Whatever the future holds, it’s important that fabricators be ready to handle it. Let’s look at some metal fabrication trends affecting the Seattle manufacturing sector and what impact they may have.

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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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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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