• 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…

  • Pancake Breakfast

    Parkview Poms Dance Team is hosting an All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, October 25th from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Tickets are $5/ea and Breakfast includes: Pancakes, Bacon and Your Choice of Water, Milk or Coffee. Raffle…

  • 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…

  • AKEY MFG EMPLOYEE APPRECIATION 2014

    Why host a company picnic? The benefits of hosting a company picnic last far beyond a single day of warm weather, great food and smiling faces. Your employees remember what you did for them, and will take their happy memories…

  • STAINLESS STEEL-WHY’S IT CALLED THAT?

    British metallurgist Harry Brearley developed stainless steel in 1913 searching for a better lining for cannons.  He discovered that chromium had the ability to create an oxide lining, and that steel made from iron and chromium resisted many corrosive chemicals.…

  • BASS CREEK GOLF SCRAMBLE – SATURDAY JULY 11, 2015

    On July 11, 2015 Bass Creek Golf Club will be hosting a 9-Hole Golf Scramble to raise money to maintain the Orfordville Public Library.  The scramble will begin with a 1 PM shotgun start.  There will be auction items, hole…