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Ferrous vs. Non-Ferrous Metals: What’s the Difference?

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 11, 2019 11:07:00 AM / by ATWF posted in Ferrous Metals, Non-Ferrous Metals

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Although there are quite a few differences between ferrous and non-ferrous metals, the fastest way to recognize one from the other is iron. Ferrous metals contain iron, while non-ferrous metals do not. Ferrous and non-ferrous metals also contain their own distinct properties; these properties determine how they can and cannot be used.

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3 Common methods for welding stainless steel

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 11, 2019 10:02:00 AM / by ATWF posted in Stainless Steel, Welding

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The stainless steel welding process varies depending on the thickness and finish of the material, as well as the use of the finished product. While there are a variety of methods for welding stainless steel, there are three that are used most commonly by welders in the United States. These stainless steel welding methods are TIG welding, resistance welding and MIG welding.

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Custom Welding Needs for the Foodservice Industry

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 20, 2018 9:58:33 AM / by Dennis Whitaker

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Quality is critical when it comes to prototyping and producing metal components for foodservice applications—especially when they serve some of the largest food production and packaging companies in the world.

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Advantages of Stainless Steel Fabrication

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 12, 2018 1:20:00 PM / by Dennis Whitaker

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Due to its high initial cost, stainless steel gets a bad rap and is often overlooked by engineers and designers. The fact of the matter is that stainless steel is a dependable metal, and the long-term value of working with this often overlooked material outweighs the initial investment. Don’t miss out on the many benefits stainless steel fabrication has to offer in the following infographic.

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3 Situations to Use Stainless Steel Grained Finish

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 27, 2017 10:02:00 AM / by Jack Rodewald posted in Stainless Steel Fabrication, Stainless Steel

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Choosing a finish for a stainless steel project is crucial for ensuring the piece meets the specific needs of your industry and utility.

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3 Applications For Welding Inconel

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 30, 2017 2:57:00 PM / by Mike DiStaulo posted in Welding, Inconel

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Used in high-heat applications, Inconel is a metal material that is heavy-duty, durable, and resilient. The material is also very expensive, which is oftentimes why metal fabricators and welders will shy away from working on Inconel projects.

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ATWF Takes On Challenge of Welding Inconel

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 11, 2017 9:22:31 AM / by Mike DiStaulo posted in Project Profile, Welding, Inconel

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When a potential client needs a high quality part fabricated with Inconel, they come to the professionals at All-Type Welding and Fabrication, Inc. because they know they’re going to get high quality.

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3 Things to Consider Before Welding Inconel

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 28, 2017 8:37:00 AM / by Mike DiStaulo posted in Welding

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Before getting started, there are a few things fabricators should consider before welding inconel. Why? The material is expensive to replace, unforgiving to mistakes, and incredibly difficult to work with.

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What Are The Options For Stainless Steel Finishes?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 31, 2017 8:40:00 AM / by Mike DiStaulo posted in Stainless Steel Fabrication, Stainless Steel, Metal Fabrication

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Stainless steel is one of the most common materials used in industrial or commercial fabrication because of its strength, durability, and versatility. One factor that contributes to the material’s popularity is the availability of several finishes that can totally transform your project from a rustic style to a glamorous one.

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