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Metal Fabrication

How to Balance Quality & Speed in Metal Design

Designing metal parts can often feel like a balancing act. On one hand, there is the pressure to produce high-quality designs that deliver optimal performance. On the other hand, competition within the market and customer demands fuel the need...

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Chemical Etching

4 Industries that Can Benefit from Chemical Etching

Chemical etching can play an important role in metal part fabrication. Lead times allow for more flexibility; tighter tolerances can be achieved; scalable volumes are made possible.

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Metal Fabrication

The Value of Customization in Metal Design

It wasn’t too long ago that businesses relied on stock sheet metal parts and components for their manufacturing processes. Now, it’s custom metal parts/components that are coming to the surface.

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Metal Fabrication

5 Techniques Used in Sheet Metal Fabrication

Sheet metal fabrication is a process that involves various techniques. While each comes with its own advantages, it’s important to consider how these benefits apply to your specific design.

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Metal Fabrication

Questions to Ask Before Metal Fabrication Begins

It’s an exciting time: You’ve completed the CAD design for your metal part and are ready to move things over to the fabrication stage.

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Metal Fabrication

The Metal Manufacturing of Quality Parts & Components

Quality — It’s a term we all hear about in the manufacturing world. Customers expect it and manufacturers have to meet this demand to ensure satisfaction and loyalty.

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Switzer News

Switzer Upgrades Wastewater Treatment System at Blasdell Facility

Switzer, a precision metal parts provider, announces a major project to replace the wastewater treatment system at its production facility in Blasdell. The upgrade is part of a company-wide initiative to improve energy efficiency and safety of...

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Metal Business Cards

3.5 Misconceptions of Metal Business Cards

We hand out a lot of metal business cards. The feedback is always great – because they are awesome! – but there are some common concerns we find ourselves addressing.

Here are the most frequent misconceptions we hear about metal business cards. 

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Metal Business Cards

Are Business Cards Dead in the Digital Age?

Forbes declared business cards dead, claiming they’re static, being used wrong, and they don’t reflect our life in a high-speed gig economy. Well, they’re partly right.

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Metal Business Cards

What You Should Know About Metal Business Cards

You’ve probably seen metal business cards in person before, from dinner parties to networking events. Hey, even Steve Wozniak has one that he famously passes around. But beyond their initial shine, there are a few things that you should know...

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