Drawing on the expertise of Techgen Media, publisher of Welding Productivity and Shop Floor Lasers, and through collaborations with industry experts, FAB Shop Magazine Direct educates and informs readers of new technologies and strategies aimed at increasing their productivity and profitability. In an industry that is constantly advancing, FAB Shop Magazine Direct works diligently to keep readers in the know.

February 2020

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February 2020

As the chill of winter is still upon us, it’s a perfect time to check out the February issue of FAB Shop Magazine. The first article takes a look at 3-D waterjet cutting for tube and pipe, which is another way shops can add versatility to their operations. The second article describes a unique process for laser marking stainless steel that does no damage to the material itself. This is useful to prevent corrosion and other defects on sensitive components.

The other two articles in the issue come from the viewpoint of the fabricator. Learn how a new fiber laser led a manufacturer of conveyor belt systems to run a more efficient operation and how a custom fabrication shop succeeds because its management team understands the basics of making products out of metal.

Another highlight of the issue is the first column of a six-part series that will cover the history of press brake tooling and address some of the significant advancements in tooling technology that have impacted the industry most.

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