5 Benefits of Stainless Steel Tubing for Commercial Projects

Benefits of Stainless Steel Tubing for Commercial and Industrial Projects Why does America love stainless steel tubing? For a few reasons: 1.  There are many different stainless steel alloys. You’re guaranteed to find the right mix of metals for your exact application. Industrial and commercial projects generally require tougher stainless steel alloys. Commonly, 300-series steels … Continue reading 5 Benefits of Stainless Steel Tubing for Commercial Projects

How Steel Tube Manufacturers Protect Your Tubular Steel Products

How Steel Tube Manufacturers Protect Tubular Steel Tubular steel products can be protected in two ways: choosing a strong, durable material from the get-go (such as 300- and 400-series stainless steels) or covering the steel with a protective coating. Sometimes, if your application is extremely corrosive, steel tube manufacturers will recommend both. To properly protect your … Continue reading How Steel Tube Manufacturers Protect Your Tubular Steel Products

9 Metal Manufacturing Myths That Need to Die in a Fire

Metal manufacturing, like other types of manufacturing, has been struggling with global economic shifts such as China’s continuing manufacturing developments, and Brexit’s impact on the stock market and world trade. Along with this barrage of economic problems, metal manufacturing is still fighting long-disproven myths and misconceptions. These doubts may have been legitimate ten, fifty, or a hundred years ago, but … Continue reading 9 Metal Manufacturing Myths That Need to Die in a Fire

Metal Tubing vs. Plastic Tubing: Metal Pipe, Plastic Pipe – What’s the Difference?

Are you trying to decide between metal tubing and plastic tubing for your project? Like anything else, the best material for you depends on your specific application and needs. In some cases, metal tubing will be best; in others, plastic will come out on top. Here are the major differences, pros and cons, and best … Continue reading Metal Tubing vs. Plastic Tubing: Metal Pipe, Plastic Pipe – What’s the Difference?

7 Things You Didn’t Know About the Longest Bridge in New York

The Tappan Zee Bridge, which spans the Hudson River between Rockland and Westchester Counties, is one of the state’s most impressive works of infrastructure. It’s also one of the most highly trafficked Hudson River bridges, and the most impressive. However, it’s also very old and its integrity, traffic jams, and other issues have forced the state … Continue reading 7 Things You Didn’t Know About the Longest Bridge in New York

4 Reasons You Should Emboss Your Tubular Steel Products

Embossing is a fantastic process for strengthening tubular steel. To emboss tubular steel, the original material coil is run through a roll forming mill, and male/female dies are used to press the metal into the embossed pattern. We recently used this embossing process to decrease a client’s material costs. They were able to retain the quality of … Continue reading 4 Reasons You Should Emboss Your Tubular Steel Products

Benefits of CNC Tube Bending Services vs. Joint Welding

CNC (computer numerically controlled) machinery has revolutionized the manufacturing industry. All repetitive fabrications – including stamping, cutting, bending, and punching – can now be automated (though some manufacturers have chosen to carry on traditional manual bending practices). CNC machining allows manufacturers to make tube bending services highly competitive with – if not straight up better than – tubular … Continue reading Benefits of CNC Tube Bending Services vs. Joint Welding

Tubular Steel Products: Design Tips for Tube Bending Services

The design of a tubular steel part is much more important than the actual bending of the metal. The bending machine and its operator merely follow the instructions determined by the engineer who designs the part. The engineer is responsible for making the design efficient & affordable to manufacture, as well as ensuring that the … Continue reading Tubular Steel Products: Design Tips for Tube Bending Services

5 Ways to Control the Cost of Tube Bending Services

For a general overview of tube bending types, check out this article. 1.  Choosing the Right Tube Bending Services for Your Project Tube bending is not one-size-fits-all. Different types of bending will work better for projects with different tolerances, requirements, and order sizes. Choosing a vendor that offers the most appropriate form of bending for … Continue reading 5 Ways to Control the Cost of Tube Bending Services

Tubular Steel Products: Non-Round & Special Shaped Welded Tubing

You’ve seen tubular steel products in action every day. They help you get to work safely, they help you shovel your driveway, and they’re part of the bridges and roads you drive over during your commute. The tubing you’ve seen and interacted with has probably been round. However, round is not the only tubing shape available. … Continue reading Tubular Steel Products: Non-Round & Special Shaped Welded Tubing