RESIZING FOR SHEET METAL STOCK
Through a state-of-the-art service center, American Douglas Metals (ADM) provides shearing services to precisely resize aluminum and steel sheet metal. Our services help customers in a variety of industries reach their exact project requirements.
Our metal shearing service capabilities include:
- 10 ft. Shear
- 10 ft. Squaring Arm
- 10 Gauge Capacity
- 36” Back Gauge
- Sony Precision Measuring Table
ADM is your full-service metal center with expert shearing capabilities that help transform your aluminum and steel products to suit your project specifications.
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HOW IT’S DONE
Shearing is the metal fabrication process that is used to trim and remove unwanted material from sheet metal. Our machines are utilized to shear through the various sheet metal with extreme precision without the use of heat.
This process can be used with a handful of other materials like aluminum, steel, bronze, stainless steel, and iron. Our power shear machine allows us to slice through sheet metals faster and more effectively than the average bench sheer.
The machine holds the metal sheet in place so that it can be processed through the machine. As it passes through, the upper blade (the punch) pushes down on the material while the lower blade (the die) remains stationary. The space between the blades allows for the cut to be made based on the precise measurements sent in by the client company.
The purpose of opting in for this service is dependent on your project specifications. We have created various sheared metal products that are present in various industries such as manufacturing, construction, medical, and technology.
With our advanced machines and your submitted requirements, we can emboss the necessary material to meet your needs. Our team performs a full dimensional analysis of the cut product during and after the fabrication and embossing process to ensure accuracy in the final product.
Our finalized steel products are used in almost every industry that works with high-quality, high-strength metal materials to achieve their project goals.
WHY UTILIZE SHEARING SERVICES
American Douglas Metals is future proofing its industry standards through the use of sustainable metal service practices. Sustainability is an important growing aspect in the manufacturing and production world as it helps us maintain our environment and community standards. If a company were to request the use of our custom shearing service, they are:
- Reducing waste
- Creating a clean cut with smooth edges on the final product
- Saving energy by sheering at room temperature
- Streamlining a material flow
Through shearing and use of our other full-service capabilities, we can utilize our stock to meet your needs while being mindful of industrial waste. Our equipment allows us to create custom embossed designed to help enhance your project’s end means.
YOUR TRUSTED MATERIAL PROVIDER
American Douglas Metals (ADM) shearing services skillfully produce custom widths for your aluminum and steel coils. As a trusted metal service center, we provide precise shearing service to a wide variety of industries.
With over 43 years of experience in the industry, ADM has evolved from a small distribution company based in Buffalo, NY to a third-generation, family-owned, and operated with offices, metal processing facilities, and metal warehousing center in more than 11 countries throughout the East Coast.
Precise cutting to create custom-width coils.
Converting flat-rolled coils into custom sized sheets.
Producing smaller sheets via CTL and/or shearing.
Pattern pressing for aluminum and steel
Reworking larger sheets into smaller sheets.
CNC MACHINING CENTER
State of the art, custom aluminum extrusion fabrication facility.