Choosing The Right Metal Fabrication Company

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Metal fabrication is used to create various components and products with different qualities for numerous applications. In fact, metal fabrication services have been the primary choice for builders, engineers, contractors and structural steel fabricators around the world. It is undoubtedly a specialist process that requires expertly trained staff, advanced equipment, quality workmanship and finishing.

If you are looking for a reputable metal fabrication company for your next project, you should know how to narrow down the list. Here are a few of the major factors you need to consider when choosing a metal fabricator. Choose wisely and it could be the best investment for your project. The right company could help save on costs while providing exceptional finishing and quality.

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Aluminium Fabrication And Finishing

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The term “fabrication” means to make something from raw materials whether it’s wood, plastic or certain types of metals. Several industries currently benefit from aluminium fabrication which refers mostly to the construction of metal structures. Choosing a material is a critical decision in all aspects of the production but so is the finishing process.

Although you can fabricate any metal, aluminium is considered one of the most common resulting in big demand for aluminium fabrication services across the world. It’s not surprising if you consider that aluminium is all around us in our homes and office buildings. Some of the most common are aluminium gates and aluminium frameworks used for doors, windows and even showers.

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Custom Fabrication, Coded Welding And Finishing

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An engineering company can only be successful with high-quality custom fabrication coupled with expert knowledge, experience and continuous investment. We’re not only talking about investing in equipment but also staff training and hiring. In order to provide the quality and service excellence customers deserve, equipment and staff must be of the highest level.

There are three core factors that determine success in manufacturing and that includes production cost, quality and speed. While each component plays a crucial role, manufacturers must fully commit to all three to reach and remain within the top tier.

Let’s take a look at some of the recent fabrication projects at PRV Engineering and find out more about coded welding and finishing.

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Metal Fabrication And Conveyor Systems

Metal fabrication refers to processes involving cutting, shaping or moulding a raw material (metal) into a final product. Metal components are available in a wide variety of dimensions and materials such as sheet metal, metal rods and metal bars. The metal fabrication process involves a wide range of skills and disciplines from profiling, bending and forming, cropping, coded welding to assembly and painting.

It is, without a doubt, a specialist process that requires expertly trained staff and advanced machinery. Coincidentally, those are also the two main factors to consider when looking for a trusted engineering company. While modern technology, machinery and computer aided design software have pushed fabrication services to the next level, there is no substitute for experience.  

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UK Defence Update: Black Night Battle Tanks

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Over the years advances in technology and engineering have accounted for many innovations within the defence sector. Last week we looked at naval vessels and today, we focus on the Challenger 2 MK2 Black Night Battle Tanks.

The original Challenger 2 served with distinction in Bosnia, Kosovo and Iraq and now, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has extended its service to 2035. BAE Systems have introduced the first working prototype of the Black Night upgrade to the UK’s main battle tank, Challenger 2. It features a state-of-the-art thermal imaging system and many improved defensive systems capable of challenging anything standing in its way.

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