Reech Leisure Logo

Contact Us: +44 (0)1384 880601

Garratt Street, Hartshill, Brierley Hill, West Midlands, DY51JU

Previous Next
Back To All Services >

Metal Fabrication

A press brake, also known as a brake press or just brake, is a machine tool for, most commonly sheet metal. Metal Fabrication with our Amada ITS2.50.20 & Amada HFT100-3 Press Brake Machines Ideal for bending a variety of materials including aluminium, steel, stainless steel, brass, copper, phosphor bronze, titanium and specialised alloys.

Applications include components for automotive and aerospace industries and precision general engineering.

Here are our Press Brake Machines:

Amada ITS2.50.20 Press Brake

Amada HFT100-3 Pressbrake 

Mig Welding / Tig Welding – Fabrication

Gas metal arc welding (GMAW), sometimes referred to by its subtypes metal inert gas (MIG) welding or metal active gas (MAG) welding, is a welding process in which an electric arc forms between a consumable wire electrode and the workpiece metal(s), which heats the workpiece metal(s), causing them to melt, and join. Along with the wire electrode, a shielding gas feeds through the welding gun, which shields the process from contaminants in the air. 



Originally developed for welding aluminum and other non-ferrous materials in the 1940s, GMAW was soon applied to steels because it provided faster welding time compared to other welding processes.



Today, GMAW is the most common industrial welding process, preferred for its versatility.



Gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), also known as tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding, is an arc welding process that uses a non-consumable tungsten electrode to produce the weld. The weld area is protected from atmospheric contamination by an inert shielding gas (argon or helium), and a filler metal is normally used, though some welds, known as autogenous welds, do not require it.



GTAW is most commonly used to weld thin sections of stainless steel and non-ferrous metals such as aluminum, magnesium, and copper alloys. The process grants the operator greater control over the weld than competing processes such as shielded metal arc welding and gas metal arc welding, allowing for stronger, higher quality welds.