Structural Steel Fabrication and Installation in Vancouver, BC and Alberta

Metal Bending Tools and Machinery

Sheet metal bending brake machines are some of the most common machines used in metalwork industry. They are used to bend metals as their primary function. The machines can serve several other functions. Some of the additional functions include: creating boxes, pans, hemming, flattening hems, bending zig-zags, to name a few. Functionality: Bending a sheet of metal into a box has to be done with precision. The sides where the sheet has to be...

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What Wikipedia cannot tell you about metal warehouses?

Rather than starting, the information age culminated with the advent of the internet. Now we live in a world where, according to the standard cliché, every conceivable piece of information and the most obscure facts are only a click away. Wikipedia is definitely one of the most recognizable symbols of this state of affairs; it has helped cohorts of students complete their research, and kept many curious eyes glued to the screen article, after...

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The Secret of Successful commercial steel buildings

Steel reigns supreme as a structural material for commercial steel buildings and this is hardly surprising. It is one of the most flexible materials, with an excellent strength-to-weight ratio, relatively easy to recycle and to transport. It also scores well on the sustainability scale, which is increasingly important as many countries and economies gear up to fight and reduce the impact of human-induced climate change. The fact that steel is...

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Structural Welding Safety Regulations in BC

Over a century of structural welding activities on the North American continent has not only lead to a development of efficiency and effectiveness of welding, but it has also lead to an increased awareness and more in-depth knowledge of dangers that accompany welding. In this article, closer attention will be paid to structural welding safety procedures and regulations in British Columbia, pertaining both to the safety of workers during the...

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What the World Would Be Like If Steel Fabricators Didn’t Exist?

Alternate scenarios are a true fad among historians and historic enthusiasts alike, but it is hard to find fantasies about alternate scenarios for the world of industry (aside from the very history related ones, such as “What if the Industrial Revolution never happened?”), probably because it is not one of the most interesting subject to outsiders, and because the insiders are just too busy dealing with the contemporary intricacies and problems...

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How to Save Money on Welding Projects?

Whether as a business or as a hobby, welding projects can turn out to be a rather expensive endeavor. For businesses, there are many potential and everyday expenses to keep in mind. The electrodes, wires, power supply units, waste materials, transportation costs; the list just goes on and on. The situation is not that different in some respects for hobbyists either. To make a parallel with a familiar turf, imagine buying a guitar, like many...

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What defines good metal fabrication shops near me?

The world is not exactly teeming with metal fabrication shops. Unlike bakeries, or retail stores, there are not a lot of metal fabrication shop simply because the majority of people do not need them on a daily basis. Also unlike with bakeries or retail stores, whose business practices are fairly transparent and well known, the doings of metal fabrication shops are not so much well known. The chances are that when you finally need metal...

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3 Simple Steps for Better Metal Fabrication in Langley

Look at the sky and chose the right tools. While this may sound like an advice that came straight out from the mouth of a farmer in Alberta, this piece of advice is perfectly applicable for people seeking to improve metal fabrication in Langley. What follows here is that to enhance metal fabrication, it is important to choose the right materials for the work, to choose appropriate equipment to conduct that work, and to pay special attention to...

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