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Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

Sheet Metal at a Glance

Sheet metal is the metallic products made or stored in the form of sheets which is further used for various purposes depending upon their requirements. The size and the thickness may vary and accordingly the price also varies. The main parameters considered in the sheet may vary as per their production.

The thickness and also the length and breadth of the sheet play a vital role in the metal sheet production. There are a lot of <a href=”” target=_blank >sheet metal manufacturers</a> in the country all over the world. Their main ore will be the metal in the form of iron ore. This ore is then subjected to various processing stages and made into a form called the metallic sheets.

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

The Basics of Machining

Machining is done in most of the manufacturing company. All mechanical jobs done through machine tools mechanically like drilling, lathes, milling etc. are said to be machining. The place where machining work takes place is called machine shop.

The tool driller is used to make a round hole. The turner is used to make the hole in the cylindrical shape. In such a way each and every tool has its own purpose. The man and tool coordinate and work together are called machining.

Sunday, May 24th, 2009

A Few Guidelines For Metal Stamping

One of the most popular art forms of the past century is stamping. Stamping is the art of pressing designs into sheet metal, thus creating bold relief sculptures. Due to the decline in individual metalworking over the past twenty years, fewer and fewer people know how to stamp metal. But, fortunately, you can learn stamping at the Mount Olive Library on May 27.

Susan Lee, one of the staff demonstrators, will show visitors how to stamp metal artistically. Before you see her presentation, though, there are a few important stamping principles that you should keep in mind.