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Types of Metal Finishes in Manufacturing

Types of Metal Finishes in Manufacturing

If you look around the room you’re in, you’ll likely see multiple objects that are made with some type of metal. And, while you may not necessarily see the metal at first glance, several other objects around you probably host metal on the inside of their casing. You’ll realize very

How to Determine the Best Method for Heat Treating

How to Determine the Best Method for Heat Treating

Heat treating is a group of industrial, thermal and metalworking processes used to alter the physical, and sometimes chemical, properties of a material. According to Heat Treating Society (HTS), practically nothing can be manufactured without heat treating. This is because metal must be heated and cooled under tight controls to improve

U.S. Steel Prices May Trend Lower in 2021

U.S. Steel Prices May Trend Lower in 2021

A hot topic of discussion in today’s manufacturing space is steel pricing. The onset of COVID-19 produced a sharp contraction in economic activity in the early months of 2020, causing steel prices to fluctuate. While steel prices across the globe were predicted to rise in 2020 due to the generally

5 Metal Fabrication Trends Predicted to Dominate 2021

5 Metal Fabrication Trends Predicted to Dominate 2021

It feels as though we blinked and here we are wrapping up a very historic and unpredictable year. While 2020 has brought many changes – working from home, quarantining, and finding new ways to communicate with customers, team members, family, and friends – the metal fabrication industry has held strong.

Dayton Rogers: Your One Stop Shop for Metal Forming

Dayton Rogers: Your One Stop Shop for Metal Forming

If you’re in the market for precision metal forming, then look no further. Dayton Rogers is your one-stop-shop for metal stamping, welding, sheet metal fabrication and more. When you choose Dayton Rogers for your next project, you can have confidence knowing you are working with the very best in the business.

Celebrating Manufacturing Month the Dayton Rogers Way

Celebrating Manufacturing Month the Dayton Rogers Way

As we near the end of October and Manufacturing Month comes to a close, our team at Dayton Rogers would like to extend our deepest gratitude to our faithful customers. Our mission has and always will be to provide you with quality products, service, and support.  At Dayton Rogers, we

What are Metal Stamping and Fabrication?

What are Metal Stamping and Fabrication?

Metal stamping and fabrication are techniques used to create all kinds of products from thumb tacks to aerospace parts and architectural materials. Depending on your requirements, metal stamping or metal fabrication may be used. So what are these techniques and how do they differ? METAL STAMPING  Metal stamping is what it

The Rules for Piercing Metal You Need to Know

The Rules for Piercing Metal You Need to Know

When piercing holes in metal, there are a few critical rules to observe. Below, you’ll find detailed diagrams and explanations on how to achieve the desired piercing. RULES FOR PIERCING (A) The outside edge of the blank adjacent to this punched hole should not bulge because the web (material between the

5 Rules for Metal Blanking

5 Rules for Metal Blanking

Blanking is a manufacturing process where a flat shape (or blank) is created from a strip of metal through punching. Blanking is a core part of metal forming and stamping. When creating metal blanks, there are a few rules to keep in mind. RULES FOR METAL BLANKING: (K) This is a

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