Sheet metal has been around for thousands of years and remains an incredibly popular medium. That’s not surprising, because it’s incredibly versatile. But in your designs, it’s important to think about the qualities of sheet metal, and adjust your designs accordingly. What sheet metal offers, however, is a lower cost compared to other machining processes, especially at high volumes. Also, some sheet metals can be finished in a variety of ways, including silk screen and powder coats.
Environmentally speaking, there is no material waste as unused pieces of sheet metal are recycled.
Take a moment to download this comprehensive white paper, Designing for Sheet Metal Fabrication, to learn more about the advantages of selecting sheet metal for your projects.