Five of the Biggest Heavy Haul Items Ever Transported

While the vast majority of machines can be shipped in parts, and assembled at their final destination, there are a few which must be transported in one piece. As you can imagine, moving an item as long as a football field across state lines requires an incredible amount of logistical...
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3 Cool Items Made from Hydroforming Equipment

If you are browsing our Raleigh metal forming vendor website, you are probably already familiar with hydroforming, a process of metal forming that uses highly pressurized hydraulic fluid to mold materials around a die. Hydroforming is an amazing process that is often the only way to create complex, hollow, or...
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How to Start Your Own Metal Fabrication Shop in Raleigh 

There’s no doubt that this month has been very difficult for many of us. If you work in an industry which requires you to be on-site, you may find yourself sitting at home right now with an empty schedule and a head full of worries. One great way to get...
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How to Sell Used Fabrication Equipment in Apex NC

Out with the old, in with the new. If you’ve got surplus industrial equipment sitting around your shop collecting dust, maybe it’s time to sell is to a used fabrication equipment company, and put the money you make towards something you actually do use. Below are some tips to help...
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Lathe Safety Tips from Our Apex Fabrication Equipment Company

Lathes are exceptionally useful for cutting sheet metal or wood, but if used improperly, they can be incredibly dangerous. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the most common injuries caused by lathe accidents are broken fingers, cuts to the hands, and hot shrapnel in the eyes. Below are some...
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3 Ways to Make Your Machine Shop More Productive

As the old saying goes, time is money. The faster and more efficient your machine shop is, the more money you make, right? If you’ve been struggling with improving your production times, there are several things you can do to increase throughput without sacrificing quality. Below are three ways to...
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3 Ways to Make Grinding Safer and More Efficient

Compared to many other types of occupations, grinding metals and other materials comes with a certain level of risk. While grinding surface equipment can be hazardous, however, there are a variety of grinding safety tips that can make the job safer and more efficient. 1. Invest in Training One of...
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How to Choose a Heavy Machinery Delivery Company

Heavy equipment hauling can be a difficult task, so it’s important to choose a company that specializes in big machinery delivery. Whether you choose to work with a broker, shipping company, or owner-operator company, you should always make sure to do some research and verify all credentials. Here are some...
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Understanding All of Your Available Vertical Machining Options

Why Is Vertical Machining Essential? Vertical machining is a process that can be extremely helpful for a broad assortment of reasons. This style of machining can be optimal for applications that involve molds for plastic electronic phones. If you need a mold for a plastic electronic phone that’s equipped with...
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