• How a Laser Cutting Machine Works

    If you’ve ever wondered how a laser cutting machine works, it’s important to understand the 3 different types of laser technology: crystal, gas, and fiber. AP Precision utilizes fiber laser technology for its ability to easily cut through reflective materials, like steel, copper, or brass.   How A Laser Cutting Machine Works A laser cutting

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  • What is Precision Sheet Metal abrication?

    What is precision sheet metal fabrication?  Precision sheet metal fabrication is used to create highly-accurate and detailed metal components. Utilized by industries including aerospace, robotics, biomedicine, and architecture, precision sheet metal fabrication allows engineers to generate complex metal parts in a range of shapes and sizes.   What are the best precision sheet metal fabrication

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  • What is MIG Welding?

    Many of our clients want to know, “What is MIG welding and how is it different than other forms of welding?” MIG welding is short for “Metal inert gas” welding. As suggested by the name, MIG welding utilizes inert gases, along with a wire electrode, to join two or more metals. During the process, the

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  • What is Metal Fabrication?

    We are often asked, “What is metal fabrication?” In general, metal fabrication is the process of bending, welding, cutting, shaping, re-finishing, or otherwise manipulating metal parts or products. At AP Precision Metals, we offer a wide range of metal fabrication services for almost any industry.    Understanding Metal Fabrication Techniques  To understand what metal fabrication

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  • How Much Does Powder Coating Cost?

    When asking, “How much does powder coating cost?” It’s important to consider the size and complexity of your project, any special finishes used, and the quality of the work. Powder Coating Cost by Size and Complexity How much powder coating costs can depend on the size and level of detail of the parts you are

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  • What is Powder Coating?

    Anyone asking, “what is powder coating?” will quickly find out that it’s one of the most popular metal finishing techniques used around the world. Powder coating is durable, economical, and attractive, and is perfect for a huge range of industries including architecture, furniture design, electronics, aerospace, automotive applications, and household appliances. Chances are, several of

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  • Welding Companies in San Diego

    Whether you’re working on a small prototype or looking for welding companies in San Diego to fulfill your monthly production needs, it’s a good idea to consider the shop’s level of experience, services available, turnaround time, and commitment to quality before signing with a new vendor.  Seek an Experienced Welding Company  Look for welding companies

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