We all understand that weight is an enemy in truck trailer construction, and there is nothing sexy about excess weight on a trailer.
Our main bending machine is the press brake. We have nearly a dozen, so you can tell we do a lot of bending.
Sawing to length is one of the beginnings steps in making a metal fabrication, and it's crucial to get it right.
Wiley Metal's Scotchman CPO 350 NF - Scotchman CPO 350 NF - Wiley Metal's Scotchman CPO 350 NF - Scotchman CPO 350 NF
It can be a challenge these days to find an article that doesn't, in some form or another, address the future of manufacturing.
Elumatec DG-79 - Elumatec DG-79 from Wiley Metal - Elumatec DG-79 - Elumatec DG-79 from Wiley Metal
It's hard to believe now but Wiley Metal was once a new business. Orders weren't easy to come by, so we said “yes” to everything we could, no matter how big or small the quantity.
In our next series of posts, we are going to take a closer look at the polished stainless steel bumpers produced by Wiley Metal’s Avionic Structures of Indiana (ASI) division.
One of the issues they fear most is the failure of semi trailer landing gear pads. This is a serious problem that is increasing due to a number of factors, all generally economic in nature.
Elumatec SBZ 122/31 from Wiley Metal for custom metal fabricating from Indiana steel fabricators.
Lincoln CV 300/305 = Lincoln CV 300/305 from Wiley Metal - Lincoln CV 300/305 = Lincoln CV 300/305 from Wiley Metal
It’s sort of difficult to talk about our efforts in quality control at Wiley Metal without sounding like we are bragging. However, it really is at the core of our business.
These polished stainless steel bumpers start life like any other metal fabrication: with precision cutting and bending.
We have a few boaters on the staff here at Wiley Metal and this is a term they're familiar with.