Bending And Forming Sheet Metal

A basic knowledge of how sheet metal is worked will enable you to carry out a large range of repairs and projects. There are five main processes involved in forming sheet metal into shapes: bending, shearing and stretching can usually be accomplished without elaborate equipment, while deep drawing and spinning in most cases will require … Read more

Pipework–Joining, Cutting and Bending Pipes

At one time all plumbing work was done with lead pipe (the word ‚Äúplumbing- is derived from the Latin for lead). Then iron pipework (galvanised to stop it from rusting) was introduced. Many houses still have pipes in these materials, which are not practicable for the do-it-yourself plumber. On the other hand, copper pipe can … Read more