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Why Are Industrial Filtration Systems More Important Today?

Posted on: March 26th, 2021 by tcg_admin No Comments

Industrial filtration systems are essential for day-to-day operations. Here are some of the reasons why a custom-built filtration system from PTL Fabricators can help.

The benefits of employing a filtration system:

*This is especially important today because of COVID-19 which can be spread through ventilation systems.

It’s easy to see why so many companies invest in top-quality industrial filtration systems and also why not doing so could be costly to your company.

Improved Safety

Simplified Maintenance

Reduce Environmental Impact

To learn more about custom industrial air filtration systems for your existing facility, or new industrial space, contact PTL.

We use over 30 years of experience to tackle our industry’s toughest challenges with innovative solutions. Our reputation for customer satisfaction and quality makes PTL Fabricators a trusted source for businesses of all sizes.

A Basic Guide to Sheet Metal Fabrication

Posted on: March 16th, 2021 by tcg_admin No Comments

At PTL Fabricators we do a lot of different things with a lot of different metals. Here is a list of some of the processes we use when working with sheet metal 

You might not know the terms for what we do at PTL, so here’s a glossary of some common sheet metal fabrication terms we might use. 

Whether it’s welding, pressing, hammering, cutting, or any of the many processes that you can do with metal, at PTL Fabricators, we have the experience and knowledge to handle any of your sheet metal fabrication needs.

When you want to know about metal, turn to the experts at PTL Fabricators. We utilize more than 30 years of industrial experience to tackle our industry’s toughest challenges with inventive solutions. Contact us today.

Facts About Steel

Posted on: February 4th, 2021 by tcg_admin No Comments

Steel is the favored metal used by metal fabricators like PTL Fabricators. Here are a few facts about steel

Steel is a low-carbon alloy that’s typically made of iron, tin, and carbon. It can withstand corrosion, heat, and pressure. For these reasons and the fact that steel is easy to recycle, make it undoubtedly the best metal for metal fabrication.

Recyclable

Steel Usage

Fun Facts

When you want to know about metal, turn to the experts at PTL Fabricators. We utilize more than 30 years of industrial experience to tackle our industry’s toughest challenges with inventive solutions. Contact us today.

Everything You Should Know About Metal

Posted on: January 8th, 2021 by tcg_admin No Comments

Metals have been around for thousands of years. We need metal for building construction, tools, machinery, plumbing, automobiles, and more. At PTL Fabricators, we know all about metal.

Here are some interesting facts about metal:

Up until the middle ages, the only known metals were:

69% of all steel is recycled in North America each year.

Steel was first used for skyscrapers in 1885. The Home Insurance Building.

Brass doorknobs and handrails are used in public buildings because brass is naturally antibacterial.

Explosion Welding is a powerful process that can join nearly every kind of metal together. Most welding methods cannot do this.

When you want to know more about metal, turn to the experts at PTL Fabricators. We utilize more than 30 years of industrial experience to tackle our industry’s toughest challenges with inventive solutions. Contact us today.

The Difference Between Welding and Fabrication

Posted on: December 8th, 2020 by tcg_admin No Comments

The two most important metalworking processes are welding and fabrication. Some people think they are the same thing but PTL wants you to know the difference between welding and the technique of metal fabrication

Many people use fabricating and welding as interchangeable verbs but that’s not quite the case. In its most basic sense, fabrication is the process of creating a project out of metal, and welding can be a singular operation during that process. 

Welding

Fabrication

Tools

Skills

Metal fabrication deals with the entire process: the welding, cutting, bending and assembling of metal parts. In manufacturing and construction, certain tasks revolving around fabrication are often performed by welders, while fabricators also perform welding occasionally. However, the two positions are not interchangeable.

When you want to know about metal, turn to the experts at PTL Fabricators. We utilize more than 30 years of industrial experience to tackle our industry’s toughest challenges with inventive solutions. Contact us today.

Why Recycling Metal is Important

Posted on: November 13th, 2020 by tcg_admin No Comments

Scrap metal is one of the most valuable products you can recycle 

PTL is here to give you some information on recycling the different kinds of metal and why it’s important.

Metal recycling prep

Why recycle metal?

How are metals recycled?

When you want to know about metal, turn to the experts at PTL Fabricators. We utilize more than 30 years of industrial experience to tackle our industry’s toughest challenges with inventive solutions. Contact us today.

How Important is Facility Maintenance?

Posted on: October 15th, 2020 by tcg_admin No Comments

We provide quality service at PTL Fabricators to ensure cost-effective day-to-day operations

What does Facility Maintenance involve?

Facility maintenance provides effective day-to-day preventative and predictive programs to keep your facility running smoothly all the time.

Why hire PTL for your Facility Maintenance?

We are proficient in:

As well as providing structural maintenance and repairs necessary for daily production and manufacturing.

Our teams of craftsmen are highly skilled in:

* Cranes:

PTL has the cranes and equipment necessary for rigging and heavy lifting. Many jobs require the service of a heavy rigger and crane to install or remove large equipment, furnaces, bag-house, and fabrication line equipment. This involves the use of specialized rigging gear and trained crews of people to be able to provide this service. In conjunction with rigging services, PTL is able to provide heavy hauling transportation services for equipment that is being moved to another location. Due to the heavy nature of this process and depending on the site and specifics of the project, sometimes dual, triple, and even quad crane lifts are necessary to execute a job. No matter the size and nature, PTL has an experienced crew to fit your project.

PTL Fabricators can handle all aspects of your facility maintenance from start to finish. What designs as an inconvenience for many of our customers often becomes a lifelong relationship of ease and simplicity with competitive pricing. If you’d like to learn more about how we can become your facility repair partner, we invite you to get in touch with us today.

Turn to the experts at PTL Fabricators. We utilize more than 30 years of industrial experience to tackle our industry’s toughest challenges with inventive solutions. Contact us today.

Why Choose a Butler® Builder?

Posted on: September 24th, 2020 by tcg_admin No Comments

PTL Fabricators is proud to be your local Butler® Builder

Here are a few reasons why:

There are so many reasons why you should make the choice of a Butler® Building and so many reasons why you should choose PTL Fabricators as your local builder.

Turn to the experts at PTL Fabricators. We utilize more than 30 years of industrial experience to tackle our industry’s toughest challenges with inventive solutions. Contact us today.

Steel is an Essential Material for All Types of Buildings

Posted on: August 20th, 2020 by tcg_admin No Comments

At PTL Fabricators we believe in metal as one of the most durable materials for all types of buildings including these famous steel structures

As you can see, the most outstanding buildings are made using steel. So, whether you’re starting a new business, building a new home, barn or garage, you know that steel is capable of doing everything you want to do and more. Turn to the experts at PTL Fabricators. We utilize more than 30 years of industrial experience to tackle our industry’s toughest challenges with inventive solutions. Contact us today.

What Is Rust? And How To Prevent It!

Posted on: July 21st, 2020 by tcg_admin No Comments

PTL Fabricators knows metal so we also know about rust and how to prevent it.

First of all – what is rust? Rust is a form of iron oxide. It occurs when iron combines with the oxygen in the air causing it to corrode. Although iron and steel structures seem solid to the eye, water molecules are able to penetrate microscopic gaps in the metal. This starts the process of corrosion.

How to Prevent Rust?

Use rust-resistant alloys

Design 

Galvanization

Bluing

Regular maintenance

These are just a few of the solutions for the prevention of rust. No matter what type of project you have, if it involves metal, we can help. Turn to the experts at PTL Fabricators. We utilize more than 30 years of industrial experience to tackle our industry’s toughest challenges with inventive solutions. Contact us today.

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