What is Metal Fabrication? – Rad Center
What exactly is the process of metal fabrication and how this process is handled? This video shows how an expert fabricates a small, compact box of metal. The expert is using leftover one inch square tubing, and creating five inches of a cube. He states that , since the joints used are butt in place of miter joints it is unlikely that all pieces will be cut the same length. There will be four pieces cut in five inches and eight at three inches. It is evident in the video, and check out how the pieces fit well.
One piece that he employs to create this metal container is a horizontal band saw. They can help you save a lot time, and can prove very helpful to many metal fabrication jobs. He can also be seen making use of a belt grinder in order in order to cut through the material and create chamfers at the joints.
Watch this entire video to see him go through this step by step process for making a metal container to demonstrate how metal manufacturing works.