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Monday, July 27th, 2009

A Review of Sheet Metal Fabrication and Assembly

An introduction called assembly means a lot of operations at the back end with a new production or a new operation. The word assembles or assembly brings any two or more groups into a single form or product to make it useful for any further use.

The process involved in joining two or more number of separate or individual components available into a finished product or material. The metal assembly is of different methods like the sheet metal assembly.

Precision type or Auto Method

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

How Fabrication in the Auto Industry Determines the Fiscal Health of Vendors

The recent news has not been good for America’s automotive industry. But, with the far reaching need for fabrication in the auto industry, it is not just the car manufacturer who suffers the result of a shaky economy.

Instead, the fiscal health of vendors, suppliers, machine shops and small time importers is greatly impacted. As a matter of fact, some of these businesses have been adversely affected to the point of having to close their doors.

Understanding how fabrication in the auto industry determines the fiscal health of assorted vendors is easily done, if you follow the line items on the expense sheets of major car manufacturers.

Monday, November 12th, 2007

Sheet Metal in the Automotive Industry

Historically, sheet metal has been used extensively to produce automotive body panels. Although sheet metal use has decreased with the advent of fiberglass body panels, sheet metal is still the most popular material for manufacturing automobiles today. The addition of lasers and robotics to the automobile manufacturing process has further expanded the way that sheet metal is processed.

Lasers

Lasers have been used in production facilities since the 1960’s. Today, they are used to cut, form holes, engrave, weld or heat treat sheet metal for use in automotive production.

  • Lasers are used in applications that rely on precise measurements and exact alignments.