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Sometimes sheet metal manufacturing can be confusing, so we've put together a comprehensive list of terms and jargon to help you get the most our of your project with us at Constant. Shopfloor Talk CNC bending CNC bending/forming is the industry term used to describe the use of...

What is a Sheet Metal Fabricator?

A sheet metal fabricator is typically a skilled craftsman specialising in reading drawings, producing flat patterns, cutting, bending, welding, and assembling sheet metal to create a range of products, parts and projects to customer specifications.  It can involve one or several processes from laser cutting to TIG welding, all carried out by this type of multi-skilled craftsman.
All of our projects start with a drawing, whether it is a sketch from a customer or a 3D CAD model, every drawing is transposed into one of our design software suites.  One of our most flexible pieces of design software used is Solidworks 2016.