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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About CNC machining centers

Every industry has its own shorthand terms. Those involved use them all the time, occasionally forgetting that some can appear almost like a foreign language to people who make use of their services. One such term is CNC; so, here’s a quick explanation. It stands for Computer Numerical Control; a process of converting CAD designs…
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5 things to check before hiring a metal fabrication company

A revolution in technology has led to an increasing number of fabrication companies. Unfortunately, it’s hard to select a legitimate and reliable company if you don’t know what you are looking for. Here are some factors you should consider when choosing a metal fabrication contractor. Highly qualified professionals with extensive experience in fabrication Licensing and…
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Factors to consider when selecting a material for your sheet metal fabrication

When choosing a material for your construction project, several factors come to mind. For instance, minimizing cost and making use of simple production processes. While factoring these in, you should select a material that is durable, effective and best suits your project. Here are some factors to consider when selecting a fabrication material: The geometry…
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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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