Sheet Metal Working Automotive Technique?

Answer Many structural components in automobiles are made from thin, sheet metal, supported by thicker pieces of metal, known as beams. Steel is still largely the metal of choice for automobiles, but othe... Read More »

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How to Use a Punch on Sheet Metal?

If you ever need a hole in a piece of sheet metal that's larger than you can drill out with a traditional drill bit, one option is to use a punch. This is a cutting tool that mounts on both sides o... Read More »

Is sheet metal aluminum?

Sheet metal can be made of any metal that can be flattened into sheets of various thicknesses. Steel, stainless steel and aluminum are the most common components, but sheets may also contain tin, n... Read More »

What is sheet metal fabrication?

Sheet metal fabrication is the process of creating parts and objects from sheet metal through mechanical operations like shearing, laser cutting, forming, tooling, punching, welding and graining. S... Read More »

How to Weld Sheet Metal Together?

This article is aimed at taking you through some basic steps involved with tack welding sheet metal together using a Metal Insert Gas (MIG) Welder, working with 22 gauge sheet metal. Welding like a... Read More »