Everyone should get a kick out of this. They ref the price near the bottom
of the page.
$2.50/weld, in production, no less!
1/8" tube, .022 wall !!! Holy shit....
Old advice from a very very good sheetmetal house in the Bronx, NY, was:
avoid welding like the effing plague, iffin you want to keep the
Altho, clearly, in things like cars, a net savings occurs. But with
near-billion $$ capital investment.
Y'all might find this place useful as a source.
The sejw peeple should be mightily impressed -- much more impressive than
welding alum beer cans, imo
With .022 walls, I imagine the filler wire must be what, .010?? Holy
Also, with .022 walls, those welds look a little like over-kill, no?
Oh yeah, this is the company that makes the belt oil skimmer that I'm likely
to be buying, for about $99 -- the 3/4" x 9", it seems.
This is also a good example of a general machine shop (perty high end, it
seems), hedging their survival bets with their own product line. Good show,
Altho, the name Technical Renovations is just a little too artsy-fartsy and
moonbeamy for me.....
- posted 12 years ago