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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.

Custom metal post fabrication

Cheap is not the “best”

Everyone wants a great deal. Some make it a mission to use the very cheapest quote on every job; however, it’s crucial to consider workmanship with certain projects, including metal fabrication. As you look at quotes on your project, you may be tempted to take the lowest offer. Think carefully, and take into account: Experience…
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Plasma cutting in Denver

All about plasma cutting

Plasma cutting is quite advantageous compared to other methods of welding. It provides ease in cutting, which is usually not the case. There are various misconceptions surrounding plasma cutting that make industries forgo the process. Here are some facts about plasma cutting. Plasma cutting is suitable for all types of materials. Plasma cutters have a…
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Custom metal post fabrication

All about steel

You can use structural steel products in various industrial applications, and they can be combined with other elements to increase their durability. Steel fabrication is the process of cutting, joining, and bending steel with a high degree of accuracy to design complex structures that meet your industry’s needs. Here are some benefits of using structural…
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CAD drawing metal fab

Using CAD

At Cadet Steel, our team uses CAD design software to help our clients fully realize their metal fabrication goals. It doesn’t matter if you already have a diagram, sketch or prototype or simply an idea in mind. We’re able to fabricate nearly anything you desire. Past projects have included the creation of custom: Pipes Air…
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Welding services

Welding safety

Welding is a simple process that anyone can perform either as professional or a passionate welder. All it takes is to ensure you have the general skills of welding. But remember, it’s always wise to hire a professional since they can observe safety and deliver quality work. Below are some safety tips for welding you…
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Steel fabrication

How welding works

This was a recent request to one of our team. Working with the process every day, it’s easy to assume that everyone knows exactly what it involves. That’s not the case, so here goes… Welding involves joining material together using the lower-temperature technique of fusion. A filler is added and both heated and cooled to…
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Metal fabrication in Denver

Galvannealed? Is that a misprint?

This is a question our team are asked from time to time; often from an assumption that we meant galvanized. But the two are not the same. The first patents referring to ‘galvannealed’ are actually almost a century old. The key patent referred to a ‘Process of coating and treating materials having an iron base’…
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custom metal grinding

Custom metal fabrications for security applications

Metal fabrication is extremely useful in a wide range of scenarios. People in residential, commercial, and industrial settings often hire a fabrication company to work on their security projects. Master metal fabricators can craft custom: Security doors, gates, handrails, and windows Door and window bars, frames, screens, and ornamental pieces Boxes and covers for digital…
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Steel fabrication

Custom metal fabrication doesn’t always involve large construction projects

Experienced custom metal fabricators are often associated with art-installation, architectural, commercial, industrial, and other large construction projects. Yet, they can help business and homeowners with smaller projects as well. A top metal fabrication firm can help you: Reduce home and business upkeep expenses and landfill waste by recreating metal parts for older fixtures, furniture, and…
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Plasma cutting in Denver

Why plasma cutting became so popular

Plasma cutting is one of the key methods we use to deliver the finest of finished products for our customers. Plasma welding was already well established, over half a century ago, when thoughts then turned to the possibility of plasma cutting. This process became a popular way to cut sheet metal in the eighties. A…
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custom metal grinding

Fabrication and special finishing methods

The metal fabrication process concludes with finishing services to complete your fabrication project. Some of the popular finishing methods include: Grinding Polishing Painting Buffing Tumbling Surface blackening Coloring While there are numerous finishing methods, not all can apply to your metal fabrication project as metals have different characteristics. For instance, metals with low heat conductivity…
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Custom metal fabrication near me

2 misconceptions about custom steel fabrication

Searching for a quality custom steel fabrication company can be a hassle. However, knowing the difference between the truth and misconceptions can help determine your choice. Here are two common misconceptions to avoid. You require many vendors for metal fabrication. Typically, just one custom steel fabrication company can handle your entire project from start to…
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