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Within the pages of our metal fabrication blog you’ll find helpful articles and interesting insights about everything that’s related to welding, plasma cutting, shearing, bending, plate rolling and finishing services.

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What exactly is plasma cutting?

We’re often asked this. If it’s a youngster you can see the hope in their eyes that as it’s ‘plasma’ we’ll talk about space ships and aliens and the like. Although we’re sorry to disappoint them, we still think it’s an exciting and valuable process. Plasma cutting is best described as a process to cut…
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Reliable and safe metal handrails

Winter is characterized by the cold and icy weather which can sometimes cause serious injuries and falls, incidents that could have easily been avoided. Based in Denver, Cadet Steel offers the safest metal handrails for this season and beyond. This means you can feel safe when venturing outdoors, as the supporting metal can guide you…
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Quality Control in Metal Fabrication

The key to many successful projects in every industry is quality control, and this is an extremely important component of the metal fabrication process, as well. Quality control is the top priority for the premier Denver metal fabrication company, Cadet Steel. Custom steel fabrication is done right and done well when the proper operational steps…
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What is CAD Design?

Computer-aided design (CAD) is the use of computer technology to create, modify, analyze, and optimize a design. CAD is used in a wide variety of industries to create 3D models, apply light effects and materials, and document designs. Using CAD in your industry helps create quality parts that can be used in manufacturing, building, architecture,…
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Welding is an art

A welder must have a keen eye and intense focus when joining two pieces of metal together. The life of a metal fabrication company depends on how well a welder can accomplish this. It takes years to master the art of welding and making sure that every weld will hold up strong and last decades,…
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Metal welding: a gate for your company

A company has to be secure to prevent intruders from getting away with your business properties. Therefore, building a sturdy gate for your company is essential to increase the level of security. However, designing a metal gate can be challenging if you know nothing about welding or metal fabrication. Welding is joining of different metal…
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What is plate rolling?

Plate rolling is a roller, or multiple rollers, that metal plates get fed into in order to achieve a uniform thickness or reduce the thickness of a particular piece of metal. The type of rolling is based on the temperature of the metal, the two types are cold rolling and hot rolling. One of the…
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Types Of Metal For Fabrication

Custom metal fabricators work with many types of industries using many different types of metals. Using varying fabrication procedures, these common custom metals can be used in a variety of products. Carbon steel Carbon steel is the most commonly used material and is most widely used in construction to machinery. Stainless steel Stainless steel is…
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Does your construction project require custom steel fabrication?

Custom metal works require a unique set of skills and experience, and you can expect the best from Cadet Steel, a top Denver metal fabrication company. Our team understands the precision that must go into each custom steel fabrication job, and we deliver the results you need. Without the right metal fabrication, your construction site…
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What to look for when hiring a Denver metal fabrication company

If your company requires custom steel fabrication services, it is important to hire a knowledgeable and skilled metal fabrication company. Professional shops know how to expertly handle their precision machinery and are up-to-date on the latest equipment innovations. Don’t leave your job to chance, hire a skilled fabricator that is known and respected in the…
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Metal fabrication overview for beginners

Metal fabrication is the process used to shape metals into parts or physical products. It includes burning, cutting, welding and assembling metals into a finished product. Metal fabrication involves many different projects, such as hardware manufacturing, heavy equipment machinery, wire manufacturing, creating structural metals and nut and bolt manufacturing. Metal fabrication also uses a wide…
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What is metal fabrication?

Metal fabrication shops like Cadet Steel in Denver use metal to build products such as hand tools, cans, cutlery, metal doors, and car parts. So, what exactly is metal fabrication? It is the process manufacturers use to shape metal into various products used for mass consumption. There are three types of metal fabrication processes. The…
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