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Reducing Costs through Designing-for-Manufacturing (DFM)

Designing for manufacturing (DFM) is a crucial part of product development and design that allows you to optimize the manufacturing stage. This methodology shifts the focus from troubleshooting during or after manufacturing to spending time on designing products that are ideal for production. While there’s often an association between cost savings and a reduction in […]

Quality Control in Metal Fabrication

The metal fabrication process is complex and intricate, involving multiple production steps. From cutting and shaping to welding and finishing, each stage requires close attention to detail and precision. Quality control is essential throughout the metal fabrication process to ensure the final product meets the required specifications. This article discusses quality control in metal fabrication, including what […]

How to Leak Test an Operator Cab

Heavy equipment operators already work in a dangerous environment, and a leaking operator cab doesn’t do them any favors. For businesses, leaks can also mean violating workplace standards and subsequent fines. Manufacturers must test cabs carefully after production, and users must continue periodic testing during use to ensure operators stay safe while using the equipment. […]

Fundamentals of Hydraulic Tanks

Hydraulic systems rely on large volumes of hydraulic fluid to operate adequately, especially in heavy-duty applications such as construction equipment, heavy machinery or industrial spaces. Hydraulic tanks are an essential part of hydraulic systems, storing and managing the necessary hydraulic fluid so the equipment or machinery can use it effectively and function efficiently. Learn the […]

Powder Coating vs. Wet Paint

All metal surfaces rust and degrade over time, which is why they require extra protection to ensure long-lasting quality. When finishing metal products and equipment, it’s vital that you use a dependable solution that will deliver the best results. Powder coating and wet paint are both widely accepted metal finishing processes designed to accomplish the […]

8 Reasons to Use Powder Coat Paint on Your Metal Enclosures

Fabricating your metal enclosures to withstand the demands placed on them is crucial to your business. Durable metal enclosures provide your customers with equipment protection they can rely on, whether in construction, utility or industrial applications. The finish you use for your metal enclosures plays a significant role in their quality and longevity. If you’re […]

Benefits of Powder Coating in Metal Fabrication

From heavy equipment manufacturing to consumer goods, there are seemingly endless applications for powder coatings on metal fabrication projects in various industries. Its popularity is easy to understand — powder coating is a high-quality, long-lasting finishing process that adds value and longevity to metal parts and products. This post will explain what metal finishing is […]

Soft Tooling vs. Hard Tooling

 In manufacturing, tooling includes items like molds, fixtures, cutters, and jigs used in production. These are classified into soft tooling and hard tooling based on their materials and purposes. Both of these tooling types allow manufacturers to create complex parts by injecting liquid material into a mold, where it takes on the shape of the […]

How to Select the Right Transfer Fuel Tank for Construction Sites

Uses for a Fuel Tank at a Construction Job Site Features to Consider Environmental Compliance and Features Considerations by Job Location Security and Fuel Tracking Temporary Fuel Tank Safety Considerations How to Store Fuel at a Construction Site Benefits of Working With a Precision Metal Manufacturer for OEM and Custom Fuel Tanks Partner With Superior […]

Designing an Ergonomic Operator Cab

How to Design an Ergonomic Operator Cab Consider Operator Comfort Vibration Felt Through the Floor and Controls The Temperature in the Cab Back and Lumbar Support Design Efficient Placement for Controls Additional Space for Extra Gear Fabricate Operator Cab Solutions With Superior Manufacturing Company An efficiently designed machinery operator cab can make a big difference […]

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