Category Archives: General Fabrication

ISO 9001 and The History of ISO Standardization

ISO certification helps hold modern businesses accountable, while maintaining industry standards for increased compatibility, reliability, sustainability, safety, and more. You should expect any reputable service or manufacturing company to be ISO certified.  But have you ever wondered how so many businesses from different industries across …
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Welded or Non-Welded? Open Loop or Closed Loop? What Kind of Wire Rings Do You Need?

At Ever-Roll, we create wire rings for a wide variety of situations and applications. Choosing the right rings for your needs is an important part of the purchasing process. When it comes to fabricated metal rings, there’s a lot of conflicting terminology thrown …
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The Strength of Different Shapes

When it comes to proper engineering, every decision serves a purpose, from the materials used to the way they’re pieced together. One aspect of design and engineering often taken for granted by the outside observer is the shape of things.  …
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Robotic Welding is Great for Human Welders

For a 100 years or more, people have speculated about the idea of machines taking roles that once belonged to people. The word “robot” was first used in a Czech play called R.U.R. or “Rossum’s Universal Robots”. In the play, robots were …
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What is Filler Metal, and How is it Used in Welding?

As we discussed in a recent post, welding is the process of joining metal together through introduction of high-heat, followed by a cooling process. Though there are different methods of welding, the end goal is the same: to join the …
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The Science of Manipulating Metal Part 2 – How a Tube is Bent without Breaking

In a recent post, we talked about the science of metal welding. Today, we’d like to talk about the other side of our fabrication services: tube bending.  Before we get into how metal tubes are bent, we’d like to discuss why …
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Join Ever-Roll as a VIP at Design-2-Part in Akron, Ohio

The time has come for Ohio’s Design-2-Part show! Design-2-Part is the longest running contract manufacturing trade show in the US. At Design-2-Part, OEMs and other manufacturers have a chance to connect, learn about new technologies, show their products, form new …
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The Science of Manipulating Metal Part 1: Welding

Most people are well aware that metals like steel and aluminum are great building materials. They’re made of prevalent, naturally occurring materials, they’re affordable, they’re durable, and they last a long time.  What people don’t always understand is how they’re manipulated.   Because of their strength and resistance to heat, …
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Three Causes for Loss in Production (and How to Fix Them)

Every business looks for ways to improve efficiency and be more productive. When your company’s job is to manufacture products, however, efficiency and accuracy are the lifeblood of your business. Losses in production come directly out of profit margins. To …
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Why America Uses the Metric System and What Welders Do About It

Standards and rules are very important to the manufacturing world. They allow for consistency across industries. They promote safety and performance. They reduce cost and confusion.  If it wasn’t for universally accepted standards, the fabrication world would be a mess, and …
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