Month: May 2018

Guillotining Aluminium: Common Causes of Edge Deflection

Blog | May 24th, 2018

Properly configured aluminium guillotines drop fast. They cut edges but never deform the boundaries of that edge. There’s a machine in a workshop that fits the former description, but, just today, it’s started to exhibit the latter deformation defect. That’s not acceptable, not in a machine shop that demands high tolerance cuts. It looks like […]

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Aluminium and Steel Metal Fabrication: What are the Differences?

Blog | May 11th, 2018

Watch aluminium and steel workpieces as they travel from one equipment station to the next in a machine shop. The two metals offer contrasting material properties. As a consequence of these physical differences, the steel fabrication process is necessarily different from the approach used to machine aluminium parts. To name one obvious difference, steel pieces […]

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