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February 16, 2021

Press Brakes – Why Your Shop Needs One!

Press brakes are a vital fabrication machine used for bending and forming sheet metal required in almost every shop. They can help by reducing your job setup time and increasing your work efficiency and product more accurate parts.

A press brake is used for bending sheet and plate material. It forms predetermined bends by clamping the...

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February 16, 2021

Which Turning Center is Right for Your Company?

Is your company in the market for a turning center? Technology has come a long way over the last few decades. Turning centers were once manual tools but are now computerized and programmable providing more efficiency and productivity than before. The same machine can perform multiple functions helping you to work faster and increase pr...

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February 11, 2021

Laser Cutting Machines - CO2 vs. Fiber

CO2 or Fiber? Which laser is “better”? The fiber laser technology has been around for over a decade now and has changed the new industry ‘norm’ from CO2 to fiber. As laser manufacturers around the globe have strayed away from producing CO2 lasers and have all been exclusively selling fibers, one would think that CO2 lasers are now obso...

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February 11, 2021

Is Outdated Manufacturing Equipment Costing You Money?

Nothing kills profits and brings production to a screeching halt like unplanned downtime. The longer the equipment is down, the more money you lose. When it comes to buying machinery, a critical part of your purchasing decision is whether to purchase new or used.

You may have been relying on your older and outdated manufacturing equip...

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February 05, 2021

What to look for in a Used Machinery Dealer

There are many options when you are looking to sell your surplus industrial and metal working equipment. You can try to sell it yourself, sell through an auction house or through a machinery dealer. Your end goal it to receive the best price for your machinery within the shortest time.

What is a Used Machinery Dealer?

A used machiner...

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February 03, 2021

Shears - Mechanical Versus Hydraulic - How to Choose

Everyone can agree that shearing metal can be one of the most common and essential tasks in the fabrication business. Whether to use a hydraulic or mechanical method is the debate. When spending money on a shear, you'll want to know which one actually works better and the does the best job for your application.

Aside from reliability...

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