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Why use 3D Hubs for sheet metal fabrication
What is sheet metal fabrication?
Sheet metal fabrication is a manufacturing method that involves cutting and bending sheets of metal to form different shapes.
Sheet metal fabrication is more cost-effective than CNC machining when it comes to metal components with uniform wall thickness.
Available materials for sheet metal
Below is a list of our standard available metals for sheet metal fabrication. If you require a custom material please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Aluminum||Stainless steel||Mild steel||Copper|
Available sheet metal fabrication processes
Our network of Manufacturing Partners gives you easy access to sheet metal fabrication capabilities to serve all your manufacturing needs.
|Name||Description||Allowable sheet thickness|
|Laser cutting||This manufacturing process uses
a high-power laser beam to cut a material sheet.
|0.5 - 10 mm|
|Bending||This manufacturing process uses dies to produce a U-shape,
V- shape or channel shape along
a straight axis in ductile materials.
|0.5 - 6 mm|
Tolerances for sheet metal fabrication
The table below summarizes the standard tolerances of the parts produced by certified 3D Hubs Manufacturing Partners.
|Cutting feature||± .00787’’ (0.2 mm)|
|Bend angle||± 1.0°|
|Bend to edge||+/- 0.010” (0.254mm)|