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October 2017 Issue



Fabtech pre-show coverage

Fabtech 2017 blows into Chicago’s McCormick Place from Nov. 6 to 9 to wrap up a blustery great! Serving as North America’s largest metalforming, fabricating, welding and finishing event, it is expected to attract more than 50,000 attendees and 1,700 exhibiting companies across more than 750,000 net sq. ft. of exhibit space.

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Get vertical

Being a leader in sheet metal fabrication often means venturing outside your shop’s comfort zone – and into machining

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Replace, reduce

Learn the ins and outs of replaceable insert tooling designed to reduce waste and increase efficiencies

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Finishing touch

Converting from greaseless abrasive compounds to non-woven technology for structured surface finishes offers benefits

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Stark improvements

A steel service center cuts consumable costs by an impressive 24 percent while improving plasma cutting efficiency

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Sawing Productivity - October 2017 Issue

When manufacturers implement inventive mindsets, solutions emerge in the new issue of Sawing Productivity in October issue of FAB Shop Magazine Direct. 

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