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Different Welding Methods and When to Use Them

September 12, 2022

Did you realize how large a role welding plays in society? Welding has been around since 3000 B.C. when humans started working with bronze. However, welding methods have changed significantly since this time, with modern methods being essential to societal growth and product development.  Welding is a process that binds two materials together using heat. However, there are…

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Choosing the Right Material for Your Metal Fabrication Project

May 5, 2022

Did you know that steel is worth more than $4 billion dollars to the Canadian economy each year? It goes to show how important metal is to so many industries around the country, and sheet metal is one of the most widely used types of metal.  But choosing sheet metal isn’t as easy as many people think.…

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Passing the Torch at Aaron Machine Shop

March 22, 2022

When Mohammed Koudmani came to Canada from Syria to marry his sweetheart in 1987, he didn’t speak English and had no idea how he was going to make his mark in this new country. He dove into ESL and high school equivalency courses and college classes, and pursued an interest in languages and history. But…

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The 5 Benefits of Using Waterjet Technology in Manufacturing

March 16, 2022

Do you own a factory or a manufacturing facility? Would you like to know how to increase efficiency in the cutting process? Here at Aaron Machine Shop, we understand one of the most crucial aspects of any manufacturing firm is ensuring you have a dependable procedure for cutting materials. Effectiveness and efficiency are the keys…

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Custom Manufactured Parts vs. Mass Produced, Which One Is Better?

February 17, 2022

Manufactured parts come from raw materials that a factory turns into a consumer good or industry component. That may seem pretty straightforward but, depending on the product, it can involve many complex steps and procedures. With the global supply chain crisis, many people have begun paying attention to these processes. There are many different types…

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10 Things Beginning CNC Machine Users Need to Succeed

August 13, 2021

The use of CNC milling machines is gaining popularity across many machine shops in Canada.  Using a CNC milling machine guarantees accuracy and consistency when cutting metals. However, new users often experience challenges when starting with CNC milling. This guide highlights ten things that can help you succeed as a beginner in CNC milling. 1. Buy High-Quality…

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Common Causes Of Welding Defects From Poor Material Preparation

May 31, 2021

Welding defects are serious issues that can lead to equipment or machinery failure if not fixed. When looking for welding services in Calgary, you need to ensure that the provider you select is familiar with common material flaws and how to prevent them. In this guide, Aaron Machine Shop will teach you about common welding…

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Onsite Welding Services and Its Benefits to Various Industries

February 23, 2021

Welding is required for many different industries, but it can slow down your process when you need to get it done off-site. Additionally, the national average hourly rate for welding services can be up to $125, often with service fees on top of that.  Your best option, then, is to find a service that offers on-site welding…

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Metal Fabrication Deemed Essential During COVID-19 Crisis

December 12, 2020

We are nearly a full year into the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet, restrictions and fresh lockdowns continue throughout Canada and the USA. The language of these restrictions outline what businesses are essential, in other words, which must stay open to keep the country running. Is metal fabrication considered “essential,” and if so, which metal fabrication Calgary…

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Why Hydraulic Repairs Are Important

November 9, 2020

Hydraulics have come a long way since their invention in 1795. From their humble origins in farm equipment, they’re now a vital component in every modern industry. From power plants to marine equipment to food and beverage processing, no one can argue hydraulic importance in the 21st century. Still, hydraulic maintenance is one of those tasks that often…