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  • Lapin Sheet Metal helps construct pharmaceutical structure “from the inside out”

    Jun 19, 2012
    SMACNA contractor Lapin Sheet Metal Co. of Orlando, Fla., recently fabricated and installed 2,289 lineal feet of HVAC galvanized sheet metal ductwork in a new building for the Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corp. in Orlando. The pharmaceutical building is a large warehouse used to store medical respiratory medications, which are then shipped to hospitals and pharmacies throughout the country.
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  • Basic design factors to consider for welded joints

    Jun 19, 2012
    Many factors must be considered for welded joint design in the sheet metal industry. The basic factors of size, type of weld, edge preparation, metal thickness, reinforcement members, and distortion are the most prevalent.
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