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Weld quality can mean the difference between a long-lasting, high-performing custom parts washing basket, and a basket that falls apart after just a few hours of use.

Marlin Steel uses a variety of welding equipment and techniques to meet the needs of customers. From electric arc welding, to acetylene torch welds, Marlin has the right tools and know-how to create a superior bond between metal forms.

Taking a Quick Look at Different Types of Welding Processes

Marlin Steel on March 15, 2018
Welding is a key process in the creation of almost any custom steel wire or sheet metal form—from the smallest trays to the biggest ...
Topics: Welding

The Best Sheet Metal Fabrication Techniques the Pros Use

Marlin Steel on February 16, 2017
There are dozens of ways to shape, join, and cut sheet metal—far too many to cover them all in depth in a single post. Today, the team here at Marlin Steel thought they’d share a few of their favorite/best ...

Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Marlin Wire Baskets

Marlin Steel on September 1, 2016
Everyone here at Marlin Steel takes enormous pride in the speed and quality at which they can produce custom steel wire baskets for a ...

Why Weld Symbols Are Vital to Consistent Metal Fabrication Quality

Marlin Steel on August 8, 2016
Careful preparation is key to ensuring high quality in any manufacturing endeavor. When preparation is lacking, it can have a significant negative impact on the final product. ...

A Closer Look: Visual Examination of a Welding Joint

Marlin Steel on July 28, 2016
Welds are enormously important for creating strong custom steel wire baskets and other metal forms. When done right, welds can contribute to the overall strength of the basket and make it last longer. ...
Topics: Welding

5 Types of Resistance Welding Defects to Look Out for in Wire Baskets

Marlin Steel on July 20, 2016
Resistance welding is an excellent way to join two pieces of stainless steel wire to create a strong, durable bond without relying on a separate welding material. When done right, resistance welding can join small ...

Woven Mesh Vs Welded Wire Mesh: Which is Better for Your Process?

Marlin Steel on April 14, 2016
When a custom wire basket is made, there are generally two ways to hand the overlapping sections of wire: permanently welding them together, or weaving them over and under to create a loose net shape. ...

What Do Wood Routing Services Mean for Your Business?

Marlin Steel on October 21, 2015
Wood routing is a process that many laymen might not be familiar with, but is well-known among experienced manufacturers. In this process, a wood router is used to reshape wood to fit a ...
Topics: Welding

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