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  • What Is Punching in the Manufacturing Industry?

    What Is Punching in the Manufacturing Industry?0

    Punching is a metalworking process that’s used extensively in the manufacturing industry. It’s called “punching” because it involves punching a hole through a workpiece. It can be performed either by hand or using a machine, the latter of which is preferred as it’s able to forcefully drive holes through thick, hard metals. To learn more

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  • Think All Metal Rolling Is the Same? Think Again.

    Think All Metal Rolling Is the Same? Think Again.0

    In metalworking, rolling involves forcing metal — either cool or heated — through one or more rollers to change the metal’s physical properties. The rollers compress bar or sheet metal, thereby making it thinner while also achieving a more uniform size and shape. Not all metal rolling is the same, however. There are different types

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  • 6 Surprising Facts About Steel Mills

    6 Surprising Facts About Steel Mills0

    Steel mills, also known as steelworks, are industrial factories that specialize in the production of steel. They typically smelt down iron and carbon, mixing the two together in a specific ratio to create steel. Even if you’re familiar with this general concept, though, there are probably some things about steel mills you don’t know. #1)

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  • Evaporative-Pattern Casting 101: What You Should Know

    Evaporative-Pattern Casting 101: What You Should Know0

    Along with sand molding, plaster molding and shell molding, evaporative-pattern casting is a common casting process used in the metalworking industry. Statistics show that it accounts for up to 29% of all aluminum casting performed in the United States. But evaporative-pattern casting differs from conventional casting processes, and it’s important to understand how it works.

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