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Transforming a tube into an innovative value-add solution

Sep 15, 2020 9:52:25 AM

Ingenuity and the right tools are the ingredients to turn a tube into an innovative value-add solution.
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Light cuts -The origins of laser

Jul 14, 2020 4:31:54 PM

A simple beam of light, ephemeral and intangible in itself, can be astonishingly powerful and fast when it comes to cutting the hardest metals. How is that possible?
 
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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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