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Welding Techniques

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The ideal welding technique for your project depends on your budget, the required weld quality, and the intended application of the final product. The intended application involves additional factors, such as welding position, materials, and location. The main types of welding techniques are MIG welding, TIG welding, stick welding, flux-cored welding, and laser welding. To […]

Inconel Applications

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Inconel® represents a family of superalloys. Manufacturers prize these high-performance metal alloys for their impressive resistance to high temperatures, corrosion, oxidation, and creep. The passivation layer that forms on Inconel surfaces in the presence of heat and the fact that its grains do not grow in high-temperature environments give Inconel resistance strength even when facing […]

Jacketed Vessels: What You Need to Know

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Many industries work with products that require processing or storage at specific, uniform temperatures to ensure performance and longevity. To achieve this, jacket coverings on containers enable accurate control within a vessel for constant or precisely cycled temperatures. Stainless steel jacketed vessels play a crucial role in manufacturing, without which companies could incur losses due […]

Stainless Steel Tanks: A Quick Guide

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Stainless steel is an optimal material for tank fabrication due to its corrosion resistance. An iron alloy, it is the chromium content in stainless steel that generates a thin resistant layer of metal oxides. This capability enables numerous industries like food and beverage, cosmetics, medicine, and even chemical processing to safely use stainless steel tanks […]

ASME Section VIII Compliance: What You Need to Know

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The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) maintains almost universal acceptance in various industries because of their highly safe and up-to-date safety standards for construction of boilers and pressure vessels. ASME Code Section VIII highlights construction code for design, manufacturing, inspection, and testing of pressure vessels and covers. It also outlines mandatory requirements, special prohibitions, […]

The Benefits of Using Process Skid Systems

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Whether you’re a pharmaceutical technician, a commercial chemist, a biotech engineer or a food processing plant manager, you will likely need a skid system for your equipment. The Benefits of Skid Systems Skid systems elevate expensive storage tanks, pressure vessels, and heat exchangers to prevent breakdowns due to high temperatures, chemical corrosion, and spills. Skids […]

Electropolishing – Key to Fighting Contamination

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Mention the term electropolishing and most people get an image of a bright, reflective metal surface—whether it is found on a diner wall, behind the scenes of an operating room or in the form of a laboratory instrument. While it is true that electropolishing has long been used to shine up many metals, especially stainless […]

5 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Custom Metal Fabrication Shop

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  Choosing a custom metal fabrication facility is an important decision that can deeply affect the level of your production quality and the overall rate of your manufacturing process. Here are five factors to consider when choosing a custom metal fabrication shop: 1. Experience A reputable custom metal fabrication shop won’t hesitate to show you […]