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Building You BIG Bridges at NASCC The Steel Conference in Orlando!

NASCC: The Steel Conference is the place for engineers, fabricators, detailers and erectors to learn about structural steel design and construction, to interact with their peers and to see the latest products for steel buildings and bridges. The Steel Conference offers more than 100 technical sessions and is the premier educational event for structural engineers, fabricators, erectors and detailers. In addition to practical seminars on the latest design concepts and construction techniques, the Conference offers an extensive trade show (featuring products ranging from structural software to machinery for cutting steel beams) and plentiful networking opportunities. It's a once-a-year opportunity to learn the latest techniques, see the most innovative products and network with your peers and clients. One low registration fee gains you admittance to technical sessions, keynote address, the T.R. Higgins Lecture and the exhibition hall.

Hot vs Cold Forming

The process of rolling steel is more complicated than it might seem at first. Depending on the process used, different factors need to be considered. For example, cold rolling a part increases its brittleness which can cause it to break under the wrong conditions. When hot rolling, other factors need to be considered such as how to avoid or correct transformations in the material or thermal distortion.

BIG with Press Brake Formed Steel Tub Girder Technology

First Bridge in the U.S. to be designed with new press brake-formed tub girder technology Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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Premier Steel Fabricator AT&F Acquires HMF (Heavy Metal Fabricators)

CLEVELAND (August 12, 2015) –  AT&F, a recognized leader in steel fabricating, is celebrating 75 years in the industry with the strategic acquisition of Manitowoc, Wis.-based HMF (Heavy Metal Fabricators). The HMF facility is 60,000 square feet, provides 60-ton crane capacity, and hosts large-scale cutting, welding and machining operations. Acquiring the new facility will allow AT&F to expand its operations into the Midwest.

AT&F’s new 5-axis water jet cutter adds complex cutting ability for a variety of customer materials

CLEVELAND (June 23, 2015) – AT&F, a world leader in large-scale metal fabrication, has expanded the array of services available to its customers with the addition of a five-axis water jet cutting system.

Water Jet Cutting Capabilities Now Available at AT&F

AT&F is pleased to announce the addition of our new 5-axis water jet cutting system with one of the largest processing envelopes available today. This machine will give our customers the ability to process carbon, exotic alloy, and composite materials while providing tight tolerance accuracy comparable to that of a machined finish.  The 5-axis head is ideal for compound beveling and weld landings. This highly desirable cutting technology investment is properly aligned with our on-going strategy: “We Invest in Customer Success."

AT&F is BIG in Bridge – Awarded AISC certification

CLEVELAND (May 8, 2015) — AT&F, one of the world’s leading large-scale metal fabricators, has been awarded certification by the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC). This now allows AT&F to perform work on a variety of bridge projects requiring an AISC-certified contractor and expands the ways in which AT&F can serve its customers.

AT&F Tabbed as Partner on Pioneering Wind Project

CLEVELAND (February 9, 2015) -- AT&F (American Tank & Fabricating) has been selected to partner on Project Icebreaker, a pioneering effort to develop the first freshwater wind energy source in North America.