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PTL’s Metal Fabrication –
Pure and Simple

Here are the simple facts about metal fabrication

But of course, metal fabrication is anything but simple  That’s why it takes the 30 years of industrial experience of PTL to do it right.

According to Wikipedia, metal fabrication is the building of metal structures by cutting, bending, and assembling processes. It involves the creation of machines, parts, and structures from various materials.

PTL, Clarksville, TN Metal Fabrication


  • Cutting is done by sawing, shearing, or chiseling.
  • Bending is done by hammering or press brakes.
  • Assembling is done by welding, binding, or more bending.


The raw material has to be cut to size by a variety of tools. The most common is by shearing.


Forming is an operation that converts a flat sheet of metal into a 3D part.


Machining is the process of removing unwanted material from the block of metal to get the desired shape, like gears, bolts, nuts and screws.


Welding is the main focus of steel fabrication.  The formed and machined parts will be assembled and tack welded into place then re-checked for accuracy.


At PTL, we go from engineering drawings to finished products for any size job. Having all the experienced technicians under one roof can cut down on process time by having your product finished without moving it to other facilities for completion. In addition, we evaluate each job to determine the best process or processes to use for manufacturing your parts and assemblies.  We can provide your fabricated assemblies complete with any and all required finishing.

To learn more about custom metal fabrication, contact PTL.  We utilize more than 30 years of industrial experience to tackle our industry’s toughest challenges with innovative solutions. Our reputation for customer satisfaction and quality, as well as competitive pricing, and experience makes PTL a trusted source for businesses of all sizes.



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