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Roll Forming vs. Press Braking: What to Consider for Your Next Fabrication Project

March 8, 2019 10:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

One of the biggest questions for your next metal fabrication project is whether you should use roll forming or press braking techniques. Making this decision takes some education on the benefits and drawbacks of each of these techniques. If you’re looking into a project for metal fabricators in Indiana, make sure to talk through these two styles of fabrication to determine the best direction for your project. Here are a few things to think about: Design considerations: Obviously, you need to look at what press braking and roll forming can do for you from a design standpoint. Press braking uses... View Article

Major Solar Trends That Will Influence the Energy Industry This Year

February 6, 2019 11:36 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The solar industry has been somewhat impacted by the tariffs placed on steel imports, but that doesn’t mean the industry is dead. Quite the opposite, in fact—there continue to be brand new innovations in the field, and there are many more people and businesses that are looking to implement solar power on their properties. As we enter a brand-new year, let’s take a look at what structural steel fabricators in Indiana and beyond can expect to be some of the biggest solar trends that will influence the energy industry in the year to come. Solar-powered businesses, schools and organizations Schools... View Article

Five Ways That Commercial Steel Buildings Slash Energy Bills

January 10, 2019 5:52 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Are you looking for a way to cut back on your business’ energy bills or lessen your company’s environmental footprint? Well, in addition to being sturdy, durable, affordable and long-lasting, commercial steel buildings also happen to be very energy efficient! That is why so many businesses are turning to metal fabricators in Indiana to help cut their energy costs. As structural steel fabricators in Indiana, we are used to working with clients who are not familiar with how steel buildings work, or what makes them particularly energy efficient. That is why we have put together this handy guide that spells... View Article

How to Prevent Rust on Steel Buildings

December 1, 2018 5:51 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Most people who own steel buildings know the frustration of finding rust and corrosion. This issue doesn’t just cause aesthetic damage to your building—it weakens your building on a structural level and can quickly get out of hand if it isn’t handled proactively. To prevent rust from developing in the first place and stop corrosion development in its tracks, you should follow a few simple tips from metal fabricators in Indiana that are intended to keep your metal building in the best condition possible. Why rust is so harmful Rust develops on metal as a result of oxidation, and it’s... View Article

What Is Blast Cleaning?

June 29, 2018 7:43 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

“A chain is only as strong as its weakest link” is a saying you have probably heard many times before. As steel fabricators in Indiana, we may not be experts in chains, but we do know that the same principle applies to what we do make, which is just about anything that can be made of steel. Any steel structure is only as strong as its weakest point and, for most steel structures, the perimeter of the steel is its weakest point because it has the most contact with the surrounding environment. In order to protect and ensure the integrity... View Article