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Fabricating

Monday | 11 May, 2015 | 11:58 am

Keeping history on track

Fabricators restore integrity of Chicago’s historical ‘L’ stations

Tuesday | 07 April, 2015 | 9:34 am

Fabrication fantastique

Sculptor’s super-sized steel creations roam southern California countryside

Thursday | 19 February, 2015 | 3:02 pm

Behind “Big Giant Swords”

Mike Craughwell details fabrication of his fantasy-inspired blades

Wednesday | 11 February, 2015 | 3:00 pm

Fabricating a high wire

Escaping death prompted an adventure-seeking fabricator to push even further, mastering the high wire

Tuesday | 23 December, 2014 | 1:26 pm

A better bullet

With peaked curiosity, an experienced gunsmith fabricates bullets for 3-D printed pistols

Friday | 12 December, 2014 | 11:28 am

Bucking a decline

As areas of U.S. manufacturing struggle to stay alive, Buck Stove stays hot with new product lines

Wednesday | 26 November, 2014 | 10:51 am

Cut and grind

Job shop partnering with manufacturers and community

Thursday | 13 November, 2014 | 3:46 pm

Day 2 Highlights: Fabtech 2014

Highlights from Day 2 at Fabtech 2014 in Atlanta

Wednesday | 12 November, 2014 | 6:22 am

Day 1 Highlights: Fabtech 2014

Highlights from Day 1 at Fabtech 2014 in Atlanta

Monday | 29 September, 2014 | 9:25 am

Stand the test of time

Irish sculptor Rory Breslin uses old school techniques to create long-lasting testaments

Monday | 22 September, 2014 | 8:28 am

The miracle worker

Design and fabrication shop puts the magic in metal

Wednesday | 06 August, 2014 | 3:31 pm

WASP: Water Armor Shark Protection

Discovery Channel’s Jeff Kurr tells FFJ about his latest creation, the WASP, a one-man walking aluminum cage, for “Shark Week”

Tuesday | 05 August, 2014 | 10:39 am

Locomotive inspired

A bicycle fabricator figures out a way to make custom-made, more affordable.

Friday | 25 July, 2014 | 11:52 am

Five hours, four bikes, one challenge

Four teams compete to build the perfect motorcycle before a panel of judges, colleagues and fascinated onlookers

Wednesday | 09 July, 2014 | 8:48 am

Masters of metal

Restoration shop mixes high tech with old world craftsmanship

Monday | 23 June, 2014 | 8:11 am

Steel Goliath’s striking speed

Six Flags’ latest roller coaster is an engineering and fabrication feat of physics

Monday | 02 June, 2014 | 11:54 am

On to the next one for Raw Iron Choppers

Jesse Srpan & co. shake the earth on Discovery Channel’s ‘#BikerLive’

Wednesday | 28 May, 2014 | 2:56 pm

No terrain too tough

A custom fabricated frame supports the KiraVan, one of the most prodigious vehicles ever built

Monday | 12 May, 2014 | 1:53 pm

Approachable fabrication

Autodesk opens up fabrication facilities, providing tools for capable hands

Tuesday | 01 April, 2014 | 1:22 pm

Will you be an Olympic champ or an also-ran?

Only those steel fabricators that improve their overall productivity faster than their competitors will prosper as the economy revives.

Tuesday | 01 April, 2014 | 9:13 am

Top chef in top gear

With an eye for detail, Grant Achatz recounts his ’70 GTO restoration and its influence on his cooking

Monday | 17 March, 2014 | 8:49 am

Road to reality

Online community votes on ideas for vehicles that are then fabricated out of metal

Tuesday | 04 March, 2014 | 9:20 am

Metal menagerie

Retiree employs range of fabrication skills to bring his own Jurustic Park to life

Monday | 03 February, 2014 | 11:23 am

Meticulous melding

Take a glance and you might not realize that insect is actually formed from metal

Wednesday | 10 July, 2013 | 3:10 pm

Bryan Stalcup

Texas-based Bryan Stalcup is a plumber by day. But in his free time, he's a self-taught motorcycle fabricator, creating award-winning bike designs that prove a vision-driven approach can result in ground-shaking fabrication.

Monday | 08 July, 2013 | 8:09 am

Formula fix

Wielding welders and wits, IndyCar restorer brings sprint cars back to brickyard shape

Tuesday | 28 May, 2013 | 12:00 pm

Artful metalforming

From furniture to fixtures, fabricator thrives on complex jobs

Monday | 29 April, 2013 | 9:17 am

Everything is illuminated

One artist shines a new light on rusty relics

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Company Profiles

AIR FILTRATION

HYDRAULIC PRESSES

NESTING SOFTWARE

SERVICE CENTERS

Camfil APC - Equipment Beckwood Press Co. Metamation Inc. Admiral Steel
Camfil APC - Replacement Filters Triform

PLASMA TECHNOLOGY

Alliance Steel
Donaldson Company Inc.

LASER TECHNOLOGY

Messer Cutting Systems Inc.

SOFTWARE

BENDING/FOLDING

AMADA AMERICA, INC.

PLATE

Enmark Systems Inc.
MetalForming Inc. Mazak Optonics Corp. Peddinghaus Lantek Systems Inc.
RAS Systems LLC MC Machinery Systems Inc.

PLATE & ANGLE ROLLS

SigmaTEK Systems LLC

BEVELING

Murata Machinery, USA, Inc. Davi Inc. Striker Systems
Steelmax Tools LLC TRUMPF Inc.

PRESS BRAKE TOOLING

STAMPING/PRESSES

COIL PROCESSING

LINEAR POSITION SENSORS

Mate Precision Tooling AIDA-America Corp.
Bradbury Group MTS Sensors Rolleri USA

STEEL

Burghardt + Schmidt Group

MATERIAL HANDLING

PRESS BRAKES

Alliance Steel
Butech Bliss Fehr Warehouse Solutions Inc. AMADA AMERICA, INC.

TUBE & PIPE

Red Bud Industries UFP Industrial Automec Inc. BLM Group
Tishken

MEASUREMENT & QUALITY CONTROL

MC Machinery Systems Inc. Prudential Stainless & Alloys

CONVEYOR SYSTEMS

Advanced Gauging Technologies SafanDarley

WATERJET

Mayfran International

METAL FABRICATION MACHINERY

PUNCHING

Barton International

DEBURRING/FINISHING

Cincinnati Inc. Hougen Manufacturing Flow International Corporation
ATI Industrial Automation LVD Strippit

SAWING

Jet Edge Waterjet Systems
Lissmac Corp. Scotchman Industries Inc. Behringer Saws Inc.

WELDING

Osborn Trilogy Machinery Inc. DoALL Sawing American Weldquip
SuperMax Tools

METAL FORMING

HE&M Saw Strong Hand Tools
Timesavers FAGOR Arrasate USA Inc. Savage Saws T. J. Snow Company

 

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MICROFINISHING TOOLS

 

 

 

Titan Tool Supply Inc.

 

 


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