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 is, start with a basic understanding of metal fabrication techniques. At AP Precision Metals, we have invested in the best machinery and refined production processes to deliver high quality services including: 



In-House Metal Fabrication Equipment 

High-quality metal fabrication requires access to reliable and advanced equipment. AP Precision, we take pride in our well-appointment facilities. Operating several machines on-site allows us to control quality and plan our production times efficiently. At our shop, you’ll find state-of-the-art equipment including: 


  • Laser-Cutting Machines
  • Turret Punch
  • CNC Press Breaks
  • Powder Coating Equipment 
  • Welding Equipment (Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG), and Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW/Stick)
  • Non-Ferrous Rotary Blades 
  • And more 


Metal Fabrication for Your Industry 

Your metal fabrication needs may vary by the type of industry you work within. AP Precision founded on an emerging need for refined metal fabrication in the robotics industry and has since expanded to serve the biomedical, electronics, automotive, and design companies of Southern California. Our dedicated Quality Control department guarantees compliance with the various needs of each client, including ISO 9001 and CE Certified regulations. 


Whether you need a one-off part or a long-term contract for your metal fabrication needs, we can help. Contact us today to get a free estimate