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Sheet Metal Fabricator Expands its Capabilities

Feb 23, 2021 5:24:11 PM

B&J Inc. was originally incorporated in 1975 by the company’s founder as a Machine Shop. B&J was soon recognized for its high-quality work by its customers, and the opportunities allowed the company to expand its operations by adding sheet metal fabrication capabilities as its main source of revenue. B&J, Inc manufactures assemblies/sub-assemblies & components for various industries such as: Gaming/Entertainment, Water Utilities, Automotive, Medical, and Fitness industries, to name a few.

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Transforming a tube into functional work of art

Oct 26, 2020 12:08:10 PM

Industrial design aims to create objects capable of improving our daily lives, combining fundamental and sometimes conflicting, needs of the customer and manufacturer. The main elements designers take into consideration are:

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Consider the Big Picture when Manufacturing Complex Tube Assemblies

Jun 30, 2020 4:30:00 PM

Manufacturers are continually looking for ways to eliminate waste in their manufacturing process and save cost. Tube fabricators are no different. This becomes even more evident when multiple tubes are required to build an assembly.

One of the most cumbersome challenges faced by tube fabricators is the joining of tube components. Difficulties are often encountered with fit-up, fixturing and assembly.

This is especially true when secondary process operations, such coping and mitering, are required after the bending process.

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Designing a frame is much easier with joints

May 27, 2020 7:18:52 PM

Structures and frames made of metal tubes have long since become widespread in all industrial sectors. Their presence and complexity have gone hand in hand with the availability of tools and technologies capable of designing and implementing them in a way that makes them functional but also, and above all, cost-effective.

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LT-FREE: What are the differences with other 3D lasers?

Sep 17, 2019 3:07:28 PM

As a high-end system, LT-FREE utilizies technology similar to that of the products of other major players in the sector.

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Fiber laser, robot handling, Active Tools, programming software: The strengths of LT-FREE

Sep 17, 2019 1:19:44 PM

LT-FREE is a 3D laser cutting system that processes all three-dimensional metal parts: curved, hydroformed, preformed, pre-welded, drawn, flat and/or stamped sheet metal. 

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