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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

Designing an Economical Blank for Precision Metal Stampings

Designing an Economical Blank for Precision Metal Stampings

When designing metal blanks for precision metal stamping, there are a few guidelines to follow for the most economical results. Below, you’ll find some of these guidelines. These are tried-and-true best practices we’ve discovered in our over 90 years of metal stamping. GUIDELINES FOR BLANK DESIGN MINIMUM PRACTICAL SECTION THICKNESS Minimum practical

What’s the Right Height for Your Metalforming Part? [FREE CHART]

What’s the Right Height for Your Metalforming Part? [FREE CHART]

When metalforming, the height of the form is critical. If it’s not correct the first time, it can be a costly mistake to fix. Below you’ll find a quick-reference guide on how to achieve the proper height. Diagram “A” illustrates a 90 degree bend with insufficient height (H) to form

CONSIDERATIONS WHEN METAL STAMPING FOR MEDICAL APPLICATIONS

CONSIDERATIONS WHEN METAL STAMPING FOR MEDICAL APPLICATIONS

Now more than ever, medical products are in high demand. When designing metal stamping parts for medical applications, there are a few key considerations that are unique to medical applications. Keep these considerations in mind when designing and choosing metal stamping for the best product. CONSIDERATIONS FOR MEDICAL APPLICATIONS MATERIALS

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