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Aluminum Welding

The Best Methods for Welding Aluminum in Industrial Metal Fabrication Projects Aluminum welding services for industrial metal fabrication projects present a number of unique challenges. Compared to steel, aluminum has a lower melting point, and is more sensitive to temperature fluctuations that take place in the welding process. Furthermore, custom aluminum welding requires a perfectly…

The Importance of Welding Consistency for Precision Metal Fabricators

Welding consistency and quality are paramount in the world of precision metal fabrication. Regardless of your industry or application, the foundation of your business is ultimately built upon the quality of the products that you offer. How Sawyer Fabrication Ensures Welding Quality and Consistency Sawyer Fabrication employs responsive quality assurance processes in which every worker…

Welding Procedure – WPS, PQR and WQT

Understanding Welding Procedure Specification (WPS), Procedure Qualification Records (PQR) and Welder Qualification Test (WQT) WPS – Welding Procedure Specifications PQR – Procedure Qualification Records, and WQT – Welder Qualification Test. What’s the Difference in the Modern Fabrication Industry? Welding management requires WPS and PQR to qualify welders to reproduce welds. Welding procedure specification (WPS) is…

Metal Plate Cutting Services

from the Experts in Custom Metal Fabrication Sawyer Fabrication continually strives to remain at the forefront of the American manufacturing sector. Through unbeatable craftsmanship backed by precision welding and metalworking equipment, we deliver superior production solutions for your parts, assemblies, and custom fabrications. To that end, Sawyer has two CNC Plasma and Oxy-Fuel Burn Tables…

Stainless Steel Fabrication

304 vs 316L Stainless Steel Optimized Metal Manufacturing Solutions with Sawyer Fabrication – Steel comes in a variety of different grades and alloys, each one optimizable for different fabrication methods and products. Structural strength, hardness, aesthetics, price…all of these attributes must be considered when choosing the optimal material for your custom-fabricated parts and assemblies. At Sawyer…

Everything You Need to Know About Metal Alloys 101

Understanding the Precision Manufacturing Process with Sawyer Fabrication – At Sawyer Fabrication, we pride ourselves on providing precision, efficiency and expertise in all things related to the world of metal manufacturing. Of course, the quality of any custom fabrication relies upon both metalworking knowledge and craftsmanship. Perhaps the most important field of knowledge for a…

Weld Inspector

The Benefits of an In-House Certified Weld Inspector (CWI) – No Precision Fabrication Shop Is Complete Without One The Sawyer Fabrication Team Includes a Level II ASNT Certified Quality Control Inspector The outcome of any fabrication project ultimately hinges upon the skills and capabilities of the individual welders performing the job. However, precision quality products…

Why Choose Sawyer as Your Custom Metal Fabrication Partner?

Precision Fabrication Quality Backed by Over 70 Years of Superior American Craftsmanship At Sawyer Fab, we thrive on tackling custom fabrication projects that demand out-of-the-box engineering and creative manufacturing solutions. From precision ASME and AWS Certified welding capabilities to party-themed barbeque grills that double as company mascots, the Sawyer team is well-versed in taking on…

Varieties of Steel

A Quick Lesson – Steel is one of the most common metals used for structural applications. It is strong, tough, ductile, formable, and weldable. As there are many different types of steel available, each with unique chemical and mechanical properties, it is important to know some of the key attributes of A36 steel. According to the…

Galvanizing

What Is Galvanizing? How Does It Benefit Your Custom-Fabricated Components? – Hot Dipped and Electro Galvanizing Explained Understanding Value-Added Manufacturing Services with Sawyer Fabrication Galvanization is an advanced metalworking process in which a zinc coating is applied to steel or iron to prevent rust and corrosion. One of the many value-added manufacturing services that Sawyer…