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Brooke Barone

How to Avoid Weld Symbol Miscommunication with AWS A2.4

Being a fabricator, we see a variety of fabrication drawings. Not only do we fabricate from drawings generated by our own engineering and detailing groups, but we also fabricate from drawings generated by others. These customer supplied drawings can vary greatly from 20 year-old hand drawn steel drawings to highly detailed drawings with 3D images of the connections. Ultimately, the fabrication drawings are the link between the engineer who is designing the structures and the fabricator fabricating the structures.

Tips from Steel Fabricator: How To Reduce Lead Times and Save Money

A few years ago, TLC came out with a show called Extreme Couponing where everyday people...

How to Avoid Excessive Galvanizing Buildup on Steel Structures

Something that might be viewed as a small, insignificant venting hole on a 10,000 pound steel...

DIS-TRAN Take2: How to Design Anchor Bolts

In this edition of DIS-TRAN Take2, led by Senior Civil Engineer, Bill Elliott, PE, he will...

DIS-TRAN Take2: Calculating Anchor Bolt Loads

Calculating anchor bolt loads can be tricky when you have more than your standard four anchor...

What is Chemthane 2260 and Why Is It Used on Steel Poles?

After fabrication, every utility structure made from carbon steel undergoes some type of...