How sheet metal fabrication has developed

Date: 02/12/2019

Sheet metal fabrication dates back as far as the bronze age, so we’re talking 3000 BC – 1200 BC. With sheet metal fabrication having such a long history, it is considered to be the second oldest profession in the world. Over the centuries, techniques have changed but many of the principles of working with sheet [read more]

What is CNC punching?

Date: 05/11/2019

SHEET metal fabrication is increasingly reliant on Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) laser cutting.  Here at Yorkshire Laser we use it extensively for its versatility, accuracy, speed and cost efficiencies. What is CNC punching? CNC (Computer Numerically Controlled) punching is a sheet metal manufacturing process that is carried out by CNC punch presses. A CNC punching machine is [read more]

The importance of prototyping in manufacturing

Date: 09/10/2019

At Yorkshire Laser & Fabrication we believe in the importance of prototyping. Prototyping is the key to any successful end product, working through many stages to perfect an initial and successful design. That’s why at Yorkshire Laser we have invested in the most up-to-date design software and experienced team of engineers to specialise in every [read more]

Bespoke solution fits like a glove

Date: 02/10/2019

YORKSHIRE’S premier sheet metal manufacturers came up with a bespoke solution to a tricky issue for specialist electrical engineers charged with refurbishing a 1960s Scottish sub station. While dismantling the 132KV sub station in Saltcoats, one of a number being upgraded and refurbished for Scottish Power, engineers from Idec Technical Services found that two of [read more]

Bespoke Sheet Metal Enclosures and Boxes

Date: 30/09/2019

From telecommunications and power generation through to harnessing the power of cryptocurrency, our enclosures and boxes have been used in a wide range of sectors.  Yorkshire Laser can create bespoke enclosures and boxes to meet your exact specifications; ensuring that your components can be fitted with ease and reach a cost-effective result.  Our wraparound service [read more]