• Boys & Girls Club Sock Hop!

    What a fun time we had with Red Hot Ken Scott and all the folks at the Boys & Girls Club Sock Hop that took place at the Venue in Janesville on Saturday, October 12th, 2019. Boys & Girls Clubs…

  • Special Project

    Metal Effect Occasionally, we take on projects that are quite unique.  Recently, a couple built their new home using weathered steel as their siding.  At first, I must admit I wasn’t sure I would like it.  But, after seeing the…

  • USS New York LPD-21

    USS NEW YORK (LPD-21)   Shortly after 9/11, George E Pataki, Governor of New York, wrote a letter to the Secretary of the Navy, Gordon R England requesting that they bestow the name “New York” on a surface warship involved…

  • RASOR PLASMA CUTTER

      RASOR PLASMA CUTTER Komatsu “Rasor” 120 Amp Fine Plasma Cutting System Model KCR-1251, 60″ x 120″ Table, CNC Controlled. DNC Interface, Komatsu G9120-II Power Supply. Equipped with: External Exhaust Unit These systems are are available with 40, 90, and…

  • METABO CUTTING TOOL

     CUTTING TOOL CLASSIFICATION In the context of machining, a cutting tool (or cutter) is any tool that is used to remove material from the workpiece by means of shear deformation. Cutting may be accomplished by single-point or multipoint tools.…

  • CINCINNATI PRESS BRAKE

    BENDING ON A CINCINNATI PRESS BRAKE RATING All CINCINNATI press brakes are rated for maximum bending pressure, or tonnage. Tonnage can then be converted into ending capacities through an understanding of basic factors affecting the formability of metal. Bending factors,…

  • JMT PRESS BRAKE AQUISITION

    JMT PRESS BRAKE OPERATION Hydraulic press brakes offer accuracy and versatility for bending simple or complex metal parts. JMT press brakes have mulitple axes and come in a wide range of lengths and tonnages. http://www.wellerusa.com/   JMT AD-S PRESS BRAKE…

  • TIG WELDING IN METAL FABRICATION

    PROCESS Gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), also known as tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding, is an arc process that uses a non-consumable tungsten electrode to produce the weld. The weld area is protected from atmospheric contamination by an inert shielding…

  • METAL: AN EXCELLENT CONDUCTOR

    THE PHENOMENON Have you ever walked through your house and touched a piece of wood, then touched a metal pipe or doorknob? Why does the metal feel colder if they are both the same temperature? This phenomenon is known as…