Categorized: Metal Finishing

Metal Finishing Terms to Understand when Working with JIT

There are many facets and terms that are used in the metal finishing industry. Many times a single term can have a different meaning to each individual which could possibly lead to a misunderstanding at some point in the finishing process. Being aware of the terms that your metal finisher uses will help everyone be… Read more »

Don’t forget the Aluminum Outdoor Oven!

“DON’T FORGET THE OVEN!” The last thing I thought I would ever hear is “Don’t forget the oven”, especially when you are headed on a Boundary Waters canoe trip and you need to pack light.  Now I have to admit, I love the outdoors, but my idea of camping would be the air-conditioned motor home… Read more »

In-FIN-ate Possibilities with Bringing your Art to Life

Art Deco and New Age Industrial Metals At any time during the day at JIT Companies, you can walk through the production area and see a variety of material being cut with the waterjets. Everything from ceramic floor mosaics, kiln formed glass table tops, glass awards, aircraft components and things that have interesting shapes, but… Read more »

Laser or Waterjet – Which is Better for my Project?

What cutting process would be best to use for your project – laser or waterjet?  When cutting metals, plastics, glass, and a multitude of other materials, you will need to consider the capability of the machine and company you choose to do business with.  When comparing plasma, laser and waterjet cutting processes you need to… Read more »