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What is Welding?

It’s easy to see the finished products we use every day for what they are — completed items ready for use. This could include everything from the pens we use to write our grocery lists to the vehicles we drive to the store. However, taking the time to consider how these items went from raw […]

The Basics of Sheet Metal Fabrication

Sheet metal fabrication is incredibly useful. However, many people don’t understand what it is. We know sheet metal fabrication is beneficial to a wide variety of industries, but how does it work?  What Is Sheet Metal Fabrication?  Sheet metal fabrication is the process of using various manufacturing methods to form a metal sheet into a […]

Lesser Known Methods of Steel Fabrication

Steel Fabrication Welding is the most well-known aspect of steel fabrication. However, it is far from the only type. But these other fabrication methods are probably a mystery to anybody outside of a machine shop. However, we benefit from the use of these methods every day. We may be familiar with the image of a […]

Welding – the Difference Between MIG, TIG, and Stick Welding

There are more than thirty types of welding methods. And the most popular and frequently-used are MIG, TIG, and Stick welds. But what does that mean? BMC Metalworks, a Nashville-based welder, explains the differences between these popular styles of welding. MIG Welding Metal Inert Gas (MIG) welding is a means of joining two base materials […]

FF Journal August 2013 – “Nice & Precise”

Check out the latest issue of FF Journal featuring BMC Metalworks here!