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  • Tips for Engineering Drawings

    Tips for Engineering Drawings

    Mechanical engineers learn a list of rules to follow when making engineering drawings. Those rules don’t always apply, though. When making drawings for automated cutting jobs, they have to be […]

  • Solar Balcony Railings by Innore

    Solar Balcony Railings by Innore

    A few months ago, Innore was given the Product of the Year Award. Solar balcony railings helped them to first place. Winning the competition is a testament to the growing […]

  • Special Steels – Hardox, Strenx, Domex and Laser

    Special Steels – Hardox, Strenx, Domex and Laser

    Special steels like Hardox®, Strenx®, Domex® and Laser® help engineers with the difficult task of balancing performance and durability with cost and looks. There are several factors that complicate achieving […]

  • Mechanical Properties of Materials

    Mechanical Properties of Materials

    We should probably start by admitting that the list of mechanical properties is pretty long. Some are more important and common than others, when describing a material. Therefore, we are […]

  • Press Brake Tooling

    Press Brake Tooling

    Press brake tooling makes all the difference when choosing a manufacturer for your sheet metal bending. A variety of tools, along with the machinery’s tonnage, determines production flexibility. Tooling both […]

  • Sheet Metal Bending – Methods, Springback, K Factor and Tips

    Sheet Metal Bending – Methods, Springback, K Factor and Tips

    Bending is one of the most common forming operations for sheet metal and metal plates. Also known as press braking, flanging, die bending, folding and edging, this method is used […]

  • Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals

    Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals

    What is the difference between ferrous and non-ferrous metals? In case of ferrous (ferrum=iron) metals, the base metal is iron. They compose a large part of the overall metals in […]

  • Laser Cutting Service – Our Capabilities

    Laser Cutting Service – Our Capabilities

    Although Fractory.co’s focus is laser cutting services, our capabilities include other manufacturing methods. This article explains our competence. We offer our services online.  In short, you can upload your files […]

  • How UUP Design Uses Modern Laser Cutting Technology

    How UUP Design Uses Modern Laser Cutting Technology

    UUP Design is a furniture manufacturing company. They are distinguishable by a minimalist design, while looking for new ways to experiment with materials. UUP designers use wood, metal and biodegradable […]

  • Laser Cutting Projects – DIY Furniture, Art, Screens etc

    Laser Cutting Projects – DIY Furniture, Art, Screens etc

    Laser cutting projects can be executed by anyone with a desire to do so. Although the manufacturing may be best left to the professionals, anybody can design what they want. […]

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