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Choosing the Right Automotive Sheet Metal

This article was published on: 06/5/24 4:39 PM

In automotive manufacturing, few elements are as indispensable as sheet metal. All procurement and supply chain professionals in the automotive marketspace understand the fundamental significance of quality sheet metal. Navigating the many options available and understanding the different materials used in automotive fabrication can be challenging. Our goal is to provide you with the information …

316 Stainless Steel Properties

316 Stainless Steel Properties: Everything You Need To Know

This article was published on: 05/8/24 3:28 PM

316 stainless steel properties encompass a blend of exceptional features and a broad range of applications. This write-up provides a detailed analysis of stainless steel 316 composition and the aisi 316 mechanical properties. We dive deep into its chemical makeup, aisi 316 properties, fabrication techniques, resistance to corrosion and heat, and its numerous industrial uses. …

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Steel Base Plates and Their Role in Manufacturing

This article was published on: 04/10/24 3:33 PM

Steel base plates are fundamental elements employed in various manufacturing processes. These flat, rectangular plates, crafted from superior-quality steel, act as the bedrock or support for an array of structures and machinery. Industries such as construction, engineering, and manufacturing frequently utilize these plates. Primarily, steel base plates are used to stabilize and distribute the weight …

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Metal Fabrication Solutions in Texas

This article was published on: 03/7/24 8:30 AM

Metal fabrication is a critical process that transforms raw metal materials into finished products. It involves various techniques such as cutting, bending, welding, and assembling. In many industries, metal fabrication is integral to creating structures or components that meet specific design requirements. From small parts to large structures, metal fabrication services are involved in the …

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What Steel Products go into Solar Installations?

This article was published on: 02/6/24 8:30 AM

The solar industry has undergone a significant transformation by incorporating steel products into various stages of solar installations. Here is how specific steel components are used in solar projects, their applications, and the crucial metal processing techniques that contribute to the efficiency and durability of solar installations. What steel products go into solar installations? Piles …

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Navigating the Solar Market: From Trackers to EPCs

This article was published on: 01/24/24 8:30 AM

The unprecedented pace of solar growth is challenging and reforming America’s construction and engineering capacity. McKinsey projects that wind and solar will attract $700 to $800 billion in capital investments by 2030. The solar market is a dynamic landscape shaped by innovations, varying technologies, and the expanding role of Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) companies. …

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A Guide to Purlins in Metal Roofing & Steel Frame Construction

This article was published on: 11/30/23 9:15 AM

If you’ve got a roof over your head, it’s partly thanks to purlins. A purlin is the name given to one of the horizontal metal bars that support the load of the roof deck. Most often seen in metal buildings, purlins are themselves supported by rafters and walls — all critical to structural support. Since …

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What is a stainless steel depot?

This article was published on: 11/2/23 8:00 AM

A stainless steel depot is a specialized facility or supplier that stocks and provides a wide range of stainless steel products and services. These depots serve as one-stop shops for all your stainless steel needs, offering various grades, shapes, and services that cater to a diverse customer base. What to look for in a stainless …

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Aluminum Metal Sheets: An Introduction

This article was published on: 10/11/23 8:00 AM

American manufacturers use about 28.2 billion pounds of aluminum every year, 41.6% of it in sheet, plate, or foil form according to the Aluminum Association. This metal is popular across industries due to its unique properties and malleability. Most aluminum goes to buyers in the construction, transportation, and packaging industries. Let’s delve into the specifics …

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Introducing the Four-Roll MCB Davi Rolling Machine

This article was published on: 08/21/23 8:00 AM

At Kloeckner, we are excited to announce that our Santa Fe Springs, CA location has recently acquired a new piece of equipment – the four-roll MCB Davi rolling machine capable of rolling plate up to 3-3/8” at 120” wide! This state-of-the-art equipment offers advanced performance and technology, making it the perfect tool to help streamline …


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