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2308, 2023

4 Ways Ameritex Supports Assembly and Integration Teams

August 23, 2023|Categories: Custom Manufacturing, Finishing, Precision Sheet Metal Fabrication|

We like to make customers' lives easier whenever we can. One way we do that is by supporting customers’ assembly and integration teams with simple solutions that streamline their internal processes. Something as effortless as strategically packaging parts can make a world of difference when it comes time for customers to build their sheet metal assemblies. We’re always happy to have a conversation with you about our approach to your project.  Here are four [...]

1408, 2023

How Cobots Are Enhancing Our Metal Fabrication Services

August 14, 2023|Categories: Laser Welding, Precision Sheet Metal Fabrication|

The future is here, and Ameritex is eager to take advantage of innovative technologies that improve the quality and efficiency of our metal fabrication services. Cobots—collaborative robots designed to work with humans in a shared environment—have taken the manufacturing world by storm. So we couldn’t resist installing one of our own.  3 Benefits of Using Cobots in Our Welding Department Cobots have many applications in manufacturing but are commonly used for repetitive tasks like [...]

1008, 2023

Introducing Fast Lane Parts at Ameritex

August 10, 2023|Categories: Custom Manufacturing|

Need your custom fabrications faster than ever before?    As part of our commitment to getting customers their orders in record time, Ameritex is excited to announce a new service we’re calling Fast Lane Parts.    We’ve been working with our partners at BeehiveFund to build out this offering so that we can reduce lead times on low-volume, low-complexity sheet metal parts.    We currently offer a 3-5 day standard lead time for all [...]

108, 2023

Copper Fabrication and Machining: 4 Reasons to Work with Ameritex

August 1, 2023|Categories: Custom Manufacturing, Precision CNC Machining, Precision Sheet Metal Fabrication|

Copper fabrication and machining: yes, we do it!  Ameritex has worked with copper for as far back as we can remember. But many customers don’t realize we provide copper fabrication and machining services until they take a shop tour and see the copper projects we’re working on.  It’s time to demystify one of our best-kept secrets with a little show and tell. First, we’ll tell you what makes us a great copper machining and [...]

2707, 2023

The Advantages of Rolla V Dies for Sheet Metal Bending

July 27, 2023|Categories: Precision Sheet Metal Fabrication|

Ameritex invests in not only world-class equipment but also the best tooling to use that equipment to its fullest potential. Just recently, we acquired our first set of Rolla V dies for our press brakes. Although our selection is small for now, we intend to grow the range of die sizes we offer to meet customer demand.   Punches and Dies: Understanding Press Brake Tooling    Press brakes leverage two sets of tools—punches on [...]

2707, 2023

Ameritex Partners with Lone Star College to Provide Free Manufacturing Training to Employees

July 27, 2023|Categories: Announcements|

Ameritex is excited to share that we are entering into an agreement with Lone Star College to develop a training curriculum and formal manufacturing training classes accessible to all our employees. This partnership will give employees the opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of our precision sheet metal fabrication shop and receive thorough training at our neighboring Lone Star campus here in Conroe, Texas.   When approved, this program will offer free training [...]

2007, 2023

6 Considerations for Sound Attenuated Enclosures

July 20, 2023|Categories: Custom Manufacturing|

Generators, pumps, and other industrial applications involving a large engine share one notable commonality: they are loud. Products that operate for extended periods at over 70 decibels often require a sound attenuated enclosure, which not only protects equipment but also shields the surrounding environment from harmful sound waves. Ameritex supports customers who provide “engineered to order” products to their end user with project based orders from quantity of one to several hundred enclosures. These [...]

507, 2023

Pipe and Tube Bending Services at Ameritex

July 5, 2023|Categories: Custom Manufacturing, Precision CNC Machining|

“You guys have a tube bender?”  “What size tubes can you bend?”  These are common questions we receive from customers during shop tours, and we understand why. Tube and pipe bending are specialized capabilities that most sheet metal shops outsource. And to be fair, we don’t exactly advertise these capabilities to the same extent as our other metal fabrication services. But when our customers talk, we listen, and we’ve heard loud and clear that [...]

1406, 2023

Leveling up Our Automated Deburring Capabilities

June 14, 2023|Categories: Finishing|

Ameritex is known for manufacturing custom fabrications that are true works of art, and one post-processing operation that helps us achieve this goal is deburring. Deburring is the process of removing sharp edges and slag (i.e., molten material that builds up and hardens on workpieces) that result from laser cutting. This step serves a couple of primary purposes in precision sheet metal fabrication: Deburring prepares parts for painting or powder coating. Wet paint and [...]

2003, 2023

Blog Roundup: Don’t Miss These Blogs on Designing for Metal Fabrication Services

March 20, 2023|Categories: Custom Manufacturing, Precision Sheet Metal Fabrication|

It’s hard to believe we’ve been blogging regularly for nearly two years now! We love using this space to keep customers informed about shop updates and Design for Manufacturing (DFM) tips that can save them time and money. Today, we’re rounding up seven can’t-miss blogs from 2022 on designing for sheet metal fabrication services.  1. What Is a Manufacturable Model and Why Is It Important for Metal Fabrication Services?  3D models play a critical [...]

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