May 26 2022
Different Welding Methods and Where They Are Best Used
Welding is a fundamental need for many industries. Fusing and manipulating metal into shapes and products requires a skilled professional who has learned their craft from the beginning as an apprentice to a master. Attention to detail is what makes a great welder, and great welding is highly valued among many manufacturing shops. As automation continues to flood skilled trades industries, welding remains a skill that cannot be completely robotic. Educated welders will always be in high demand.
Steel vs. Concrete: Which Comes Out on Top
May 24 2022
When determining which of the two common building materials come out on top, the answer is: it depends. In many buildings, there are design and durability factors tha...
The Various Types of Structural Steel Shapes
May 11 2022
Structural steel is a versatile material that can be fabricated into many different shapes to support different needs. Engineers and builders rely on structural stain...
How is a Girder Different From a Beam?
May 09 2022
Since a girder and a beam have the same function, some assume that a girder is just another word for a beam. However, just as all thumbs are fingers but not all finge...
Planning is More Important than Ever for Your Steel Fabrication Project
May 05 2022
Planning is an obvious and important first step in any project, no matter the industry. In our current economy, however, proper planning for your custom metal fabrica...
Benefits of a Career in Welding and Custom Metal Fabrication
Apr 01 2022
A career in welding and custom metal fabrication is more than just a job. From the moment you join our team at Swanton Welding, you'll receive on-the-job training and...
Continuous Improvement Processes are Vital to Your Fabrication Process
Mar 23 2022
A continuous improvement approach can help fabrication and machining facilities operate on a higher level while constantly seeking out new opportunities to add value ...
Project Spotlight-Vertical Clarifiers with Thickeners
Mar 02 2022
This project began in December of 2020 and will be delivered this month to Pasadena, TX. This project has seen many delays throughout the process due to the unique sp...
Project Spotlight-125 Ton Steam Car
Feb 28 2022
This project took place from August through December of 2021. The 125-ton steam car, weighing in at 35,000 pounds with dimensions of 30 feet long, 11 feet wide, and 6...
Project Spotlight – Replacement Boom
Feb 24 2022
This replacement boom project took place between October 2021 and January 2022 and we delivered the two finished booms to Wilmington, NC. These booms are part of the ...
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