Sheet Metal Fabrication Services

Low- to High-Volume Sheet Metal Parts for prototype or production expedited to meet your build time requirements
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Sheet Metal Processes

Laser Cutting

Water Jet Cutting

Sheet Metal Shearing

Plasma Cutting

Sheet Metal Punching

Welding

Sheet Metal Materials

Sheet Metal Finishes

Applications for Sheet Metal

Enclosures

Sheet metal offers a cost-effective way to fabricate product device panels, boxes and cases for a variety of applications. We build enclosures of all styles, including rackmounts, “U” and “L” shapes, as well as consoles and consolets.

Chassis

The chassis we fabricate are typically used to house electromechanical controls, from small handheld devices to large industrial testing equipment. All chassis are built to critical dimensions to ensure hole pattern alignment between different parts.

Production Parts

SyncFab builds custom brackets and miscellaneous sheet metal components, well-suited for either lightweight applications or when a high degree of corrosion-resistance is needed. All hardware and fasteners that are needed can be fully built in.

Sheet Metal for Industrial Applications

Manufacturers producing complex, critical, and precision products rely on Sheet Metal capabilities to deliver
the parts needed at the highest quality, greatest speed, and best comparable price.

Working with experienced and certified Sheet Metal machine shops provides a wide range of manufacturers,
in a variety of industries, with the high-quality components required.

Fast Custom Quality Sheet Metal Fabrication Services and additional supply chain cybersecurity

SyncFab’s custom sheet metal fabrication services are a cost-effective, on-demand solution to your manufacturing needs. Our fabrication services range from low-volume prototype to high-volume production runs. Benefit from timely quotes when you submit your 2D or 3D drawings to get quotes directly from prequalified shops secured by our unique supply chain middleware technology. We know time is valuable; that’s why we offer timely quotes with fast lead times on your sheet metal parts.
Sheet metal fabrication is the process of forming parts from a metal sheet. Your 2D Drawings and 3D CAD files are converted into machine code, which controls a machine that precisely cuts and forms the sheets into the final part.

Advantages of Sheet Metal Fabrication

Durability

Similar to CNC machining, sheet metal processes produce highly durable parts well-suited for both functional prototypes and end-use production.

Scalability

All sheet metal parts are built on-demand and with lower setup costs compared to CNC Machining. Depending on your needs, order as little as a single prototype up to 10,000 production parts.

Material Selection

Choose from a variety of sheet metals across a wide range of strength, conductivity, weight, and corrosion-resistance.

Custom Finishes

Select from a variety of finishes, including anodizing, plating, powder coating, and painting.

Rapid Turnaround

Combining the latest cutting, bending and punching with automated technologies, SyncFab provides instant sheet quotes and completed parts in as little 12 business days.

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Sheet Metal Fabrication with SyncFab

The Basics Of Sheet Metal Fabrication

Sheet metal is a common form of raw metal stock, usually 0.006 and 0.25 inches thick. Fabrication is a collection of processes used to shape raw metal stock into a usable product. Sheet metal fabrication includes many machining processes meant to assemble, cut, or form a sheet metal workpiece. After fabrication, a product often needs to undergo finishing processes before it’s suitable for commercial use. 

How Sheet Metal Fabrication Works

There are 3 common stages in the sheet metal fabrication process, all of which can be completed with various types of fabrication tools.

Material Removal: During this stage, the raw workpiece is cut to the desired shape. There are many types of tools and machining processes which can remove metal from the workpiece.
Material Deformation (forming): The raw metal piece is bent or formed into a 3D shape without removing any material. There are many types of processes which can shape the workpiece.
Assembling: The completed product may be assembled from several processed workpieces.
Many facilities offer finishing services as well. Finishing processes are usually necessary before a sheet metal-derived product is ready for market. 

Benefits Of Sheet Metal Fabrication

SyncFab’s custom sheet metal fabrication services offer a cost-effective and on-demand solution for your manufacturing needs. Fabrication services range from low-volume prototype to high-volume production runs in a variety of sheet metal fabrication processes including waterjet, laser and plasma cutting, hydraulic and magnetic brakes, punching, and welding. SyncFab’s extensive partner network provides access to the latest sheet metal fabrication services, while our instant quoting tool ensures that you’ll receive fast and accurate quoting feedback.

SyncFab’s Sheet Metal Tolerance Offerings

SyncFab can provide 3 tiers of tolerance offerings based on the design of the desired part.

Simple Bend / One Surface
When designing parts with some type of bend with a standard bend radius, sheet metal tolerances are required to open. For simple bent parts, SyncFab can offer a +/- 0.010” (+/- 0.254mm) tolerance for dimensions across a single bend. The bend radius itself is constrained to a +/- 1.0°
Multiple Surface Bends

For dimensions measured over multiple bends, SyncFab can offer a +/- 0.030 (0.762mm). 

Flat Parts

Sheet metal parts that utilize stock material gauge thicknesses and require no bending or milled features. All flat sheet metal parts can meet a +/-0.005” (+/- 0.127mm). 

Features That Require Manual Quotes

Certain sheet metal designs require custom tooling and will be flagged for a manual quote: hems, curled flanges and rolled sheets, stamped parts, and welded assemblies. If your part includes these features, please allow our manual quote team to review and provide you with an accurate cost and lead time.

Hems

Hems

Stamped Features

Welded Assemblies

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