Frontier Metal Stamping Blog

Within the pages of our metal fabrication blog you’ll find helpful articles and interesting insights about everything that’s related to metal fabrication, stamping, design, prototyping, and metal tooling services.

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Is the prototype as good as the finished product?

When it comes to prototype development, there are several levels involved before the completion of the finished product. A prototype represents the precision metal final product that will be built in the future. Prototype construction involves the development of several prototypes over time, each with small, inconsequential changes geared towards enhancing the building process. Additionally,…
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Fabrication for recreation

Some of the many different industries which we are proud to supply fabrication solutions for are those involved in many aspects of recreation. If you have ever been camping or hiking, hunting or skiing then you may well have been using something made by our terrific team. This is equally true if you are a…
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Considerations to make before selecting an alloy for metal fabrication

When choosing an alloy for fabrication, it is essential to understand more about the alloy you select. It’s also crucial to determine whether the metal best fits your industry’s needs and requirements. Here are a few factors to consider when looking for an alloy: Durability – how long will the alloy remain in a good…
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Different methods of fabrication of sheet metal

Sheet metal fabrication can be done using various techniques. It is important to understand these techniques of sheet metal fabrication to learn which one best suit your projects. Here is a list of the various techniques used in fabrication. Sheet metal bending and forming is commonly used when creating 2D and 3D pieces. Sheet metal…
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Metal fabrication tools used for fabrication

Metal fabrication companies vary from small businesses to large industrial enterprises. The tools used by both of these institutions vary since they have different applications. However, there are various tools that each metal fabricator needs to have in their business. These include; A set Cleco fasteners A 4 ½ inch or 6-inch angle grinder Wire…
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Factors to consider when choosing a metal fabrication company

When selecting a metal fabrication company, it is crucial to settle for the best. The choice you make goes a long way in determining the general outcome of the provided services. A good fabrication company offers quality, timely, and advanced services. Here are some of the factors you should consider; The general experience of the…
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Types of metals for fabrication

Fabrication processes work best on metals with superior physical properties, for example, metals with high strength and conductivity. Below are the three major metal fabricators used by various industries. Stainless steel Stainless steel has desirable properties that make is a great fabricator. It is an alloy of various metals, making it quite durable and also…
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What’s the point of a prototype review?

It’s a question we are sometimes asked. The idea of meeting with our highly experienced engineers and die makers is to assess the world of detail involved in the creation of any part. The aim is to use all available expertise to seek out tiny, often seemingly inconsequential, changes to a prototype. Analyzing all of…
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Tools of the trade: how metal fabrication can save lives

The next time you visit an emergency ward or a private clinic, pay attention to the specialized medical equipment that the physicians use. Most of these tools have parts that were crafted by industrial metal fabrication companies such as ours. Frontier Metal Stamping serves the medical community by producing customized equipment that serves our clients’…
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Types of fabrication processes

We all know that metals can be used in different ways during the construction of structures or machines. Fabrication is the process of transforming raw stock material into a part for use. The most common metal fabrication processes include: Cutting – this is done using various tools, including laser and plasma cutters Welding – this…
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Sheet steel metal fabrication

To the frontier and beyond!

Frontier is an interesting word. Its dictionary meanings include ‘the extreme limit of understanding or achievement in a particular area’. This certainly holds true when you consider metal stamping or fabrication processes. Often the requirements are quite challenging, requiring the building of parts using a range of materials, and varying shapes and sizes. All of…
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3 key benefits of using custom metal fabrication

Custom metal fabrication is an involving process. It entails cutting materials in a specific design of high precision and quality that meets the customer’s needs. In order to get the desired result, special skills, industrial tools, and equipment are often used. As such, the following are some benefits of using custom metal fabrication. Compatibility with…
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