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January 12, 2020
press brakes vs cnc folders

Press Brakes vs CNC folders

Press Brakes vs CNC folders Like press brakes, CNC folders are also used for the bending of sheet metal. Although all of the forming that these […]
November 15, 2018

A guide to bending safety

A press brake can be one of the most dangerous machines on the shop floor, but the latest safeguarding devices and best practices help keep operators safe. A press brake […]
August 14, 2017
Four New Press Brake Products to Help Increase Productivity

Four New Press Brake Products to Help Increase Productivity

Quick, Repeatable Crowning Bending a part over 4-feet long can lead to deflection. The Express Crowning system is the precise and consistent way to control deflection […]
May 25, 2017
drones in hvac industry

Drones in HVAC Industry

Did you know the same technology providing a stunning prop in the half-time entertainment at the Super Bowl can also be used to inspect rooftop HVAC […]
April 11, 2017
Flat Oval Ductwork vs Rectangular Ductwork

The advantages of round and flat-oval over traditional rectangular ductwork

April 6, 2017
6 Sure Fire Ways to increase cutting capacity

6 Sure Fire Ways to increase cutting capacity

Every second you cut like a pro counts — and adds up for your business in ways you might not have considered. Whether you are a […]
March 29, 2017

50 ways to remove excess work from your sheet metal shop

Basic wastes include: defects, overproduction, inventory, unnecessary process steps, movement of people and materials, and waiting. These manifest themselves on the job site, in the shop […]
August 18, 2016
Spotwelding vs. Clinching

Empire’s article on “Spotwelding vs. Clinching” in Canadian Fabricating & Welding magazine

The article “Spotwelding vs. Clinching – You decide” written by Empire’s Rick Mclean, is featured in the August issue of Canadian Fabricating & Welding magazine. Resistance […]
June 23, 2016
arms configurations

Did you know… you can switch Em-Pro’s spotwelder arm configurations? See the video!

The Em-Pro spotwelders have been very reliable machines for our customers for the 10+ years that we have been offering them. The spotwelder arms are available […]