February 21, 2018

At AEI Fab, Listening = Lasting Relationships

At AEI Fabrication, we specialize in fabrication and machining; however, we'd like to think we also specialize in LISTENING.  

We listen carefully to project details from potential new customers.  We listen to current customer project specifications and design needs.  We listen to the metal market's movements for ultimate cost efficiencies.  And, we listen to post-production comments after a fabricated or machined project or product has been completed to ensure our processes are spot-on.  We're always looking to execute our fabrication and machining processes in a more efficient way for YOU.

AEI Fabrication listens to ensure your fabrication and machining needs are met

Listening carefully has led us to projects and product creation in a variety of industry sectors including solar, construction & architecture, communications, traffic signal systems and industrial lighting to name a few.

AEI Fabrication specializes in many industry sectors including solar, wind power and alt energy

We listen carefully to YOU because we believe that listening and focused execution from listening create the perfect fabrication and machining process for your job.  The perfect process makes for a great customer experience for YOU and creates a lasting relationship -- the foundation for doing business.

Keep challenging us and let us know how we're doing for YOU.  We're listening.

 

Keep On Making Sparks,

 

The AEI Fab Team

January 03, 2018

Our MAZAK Integrex j200s 5-Axis Multi-Tasking CNC Machining Center Is In Operation

Because we ended 2017 on such a machining high note, we wanted to open the New Year of 2018 with a machining unveiling celebration of sorts:  

Our MAZAK Integrex j200s 5-Axix CNC Multi-Tasking Machining Center has officially been installed on our floor and is currently in stunning multi-function operation on truck and automotive parts.

Our MAZAK Integrex j200s 5-Axis CNC Multi-Tasking Machining Center

Our MAZAK Integrex j200s is perfect for your part or job as both turning spindles have 5,000-rpm spindle speeds and C-axis turning control. Other features of the MAZAK include:

  • Main turning spindle has a 2.99" bore, second spindle has a 2.4" bore
  • Integral spindle/motor headstocks provide heavy-duty and high-speed cutting 12,000-rpm milling spindle performs 4-axis simultaneous machining and 5-axis tool tip positioning
  • Mazak MX Hybrid Roller Guide System provides unmatched rigidity, speed and accuracy
  • MAZATROL SmoothG CNC provides fast processing speeds

We want to help you get your 2018 machining projects off to a great start.  Call on us today on your job and we'll inform you of how we'll execute it for you.  We'll start by explaining how we take pride in producing the perfect parts for you with our best-in-class, precision machining equipment -- from our Mazak Integrex j200s to our Haas VF-3SSYT Vertical CNC Machining Center to our Haas ST-35Y CNC Turning Center -- AND, our best-in-class precision fabrication equipment -- from our Amada LC3015F1 NT Laser Cutting System to our Amada HG 2204 250-Ton Press Brake to our Amada EM2510 NT Turret Punch Press.

With AEI Fabrication, you truly have the best of both worlds -- machining and fabrication -- under one roof.  Of course, we want you to think of us as your one-stop Made-In-The-USA fabrication and machining partner!  As always, we'll continue to inquire:

What Can We Fab or Machine For You?

Keep On Making Sparks,

 

The AEI Fabrication Team

December 13, 2017

We've Made The Investment In Quality Precision Equipment To Save You Time & Money

When you think of AEI Fabrication, we want you to think of us as your private, turnkey 'in-house' fabricator -- and a job shop where anything is possible, a 'can-do' attitude prevails AND there is ALWAYS a way to create even your most difficult job.

Our capabilities span from design & engineering to precision laser cutting to stamping to bending/forming to welding to machining -- we're total turnkey in many metals and alloys -- a quality that means we create for many different industrial sectors seamlessly.  

Our precision equipment creates process efficiencies that benefit your bottom line and includes our Amada LC3015F1-NT laser cutting system, our Amada HG-2204 250-Ton 14-Foot Press Brake, our Haas Machining & Turning Centers and our new Mazak INTEGREX j200S Multi-Tasking Center.

We've made the investment in our Mazak INTEGREX j200S Multi-Tasking center to bring you maximum value, precision and throughput on the production of even your most complex jobs.  Our j200S makes use of two turning spindles and a milling spindle to productively process parts complete in single setups --- an awe-inspiring process to watch.  Bring us your next job and we'll demo the Mazak for you.

AEI Fabrication's Mazak j200s Multi-Tasking Machine 

Other characteristics and features of the Mazak j200S are:

  • Both turning spindles have 5,000-rpm spindle speeds and C-axis turning control
  • Main turning spindle has a 2.99" bore, second spindle has a 2.4" bore
  • Integral spindle/motor headstocks provide heavy-duty and high-speed cutting 12,000-rpm milling spindle performs 4-axis simultaneous machining and 5-axis tool tip positioning
  • Mazak MX Hybrid Roller Guide System provides unmatched rigidity, speed and accuracy
  • MAZATROL SmoothG CNC provides fast processing speeds

We've invested in the best in precision equipment (and more) to perfect our processes for you and your job to ensure an efficient job experience and a well-priced job -- all to build a lasting relationship with you.

You and your company benefit from our constant goal of improvement at AEI Fab -- we're always looking forward to your next fabrication or machining challenge that drives us to ask 'What Can We Fab For You?'


As Always, Keep On Making Sparks,



The AEI Fab Team

November 21, 2017

Let Us Cut Through The Noise For You

When it comes to developing a product or producing a high-volume part, you want to have the best experience and keep it simple.  

At AEI Fab, we understand that having all fabrication and machining services under one roof makes your life easier and that's what defines our ultimate goal:  

Total Turnkey Services That Give You A One-Stop Job Shop

As part of our turnkey package here at AEI Fab, we offer complete cutting and sawing capabilities that center around our HYDMECH H-230A Horizontal Band Saw that has a split front vise for material clamping that results in less burr on cut pieces. Complete program control of the H-230A enables us to execute your job precisely as engineered and designed by our CAD engineers, with up to ten different cutting jobs enabled at any one time and five in queue.

AEI Fabrication HydMech H-230A Vertical Band Saw

Our H-230A band saw is also is equipped with a shuttle feed and its shuttle feed assembly is capable of high speed material indexing up to 19” in a single stroke. Driven by a stepper motor controlled by a ball screw assembly, the H-230A provides quick, accurate cuts for your job. At AEI Fab, precision sawing is our guarantee to you.

Our constant goal of improvement for you and your next job drives us to ask for another challenge and ask 'What Can We Fab For You?'

Keep On Making Sparks,

 

The  AEI Fab Team

September 30, 2017

C Is for CNC Machining & Turning Services

At AEI Fabrication, we like to think of ourselves as YOUR 'in-house' fabricator.  We want YOU to use our multitude of turn-key services for YOUR next project, start to finish.  

Now, you can add CNC ultra-precision Machining and Turning to the list of services we provide.  Our expert staff has decades of experience in producing complex components requiring micro tolerances, maximum precision and extraordinary accuracy for a variety of industry sectors.

MACHINING.  Our high-performance Super-Speed HAAS VF-3SSYT Vertical Machining Center provides the high spindle speeds and ultimate precision necessary for your part or project, whether high-volume production or short-run.  No matter your industry sector -- Energy, Food Manufacturing, Medical Systems & Devices, Oil & Gas, Telecommunications, Trucking or Automotive -- our Machining expertise will complete your job to fit your budget.

AEI's Haas Vertical Machining Center

TURNING.  
Our HAAS ST-35Y Turning Center is designed from the ground up to provide setup flexibility, extreme rigidity, and high thermal stability. Our ST-35Y is a mid-size big-bore lathe that has a medium footprint, yet provides a generous work envelope that allows us to execute your part or project seamlessly.  Find out how we can turn your next job on a dime by submitting an introductory RFQ to us -- no job is too small -- we simply want to show off our quality, efficiency and customer service.

When planning your next project or drawing up your next job, remember to think of us as your 'in-house' fabricator and your choice for Machining and Turning services.  We'll exceed your expectations.

What Can We Fab For You?

 

Keep on Creating,

The AEI Fab Team

July 12, 2017

Our Press Brakes Are Heavyweight Champions . . . Here's The Heaviest.

Over the years, boxing has had more than its share of trademark phrases.  'Fly like a butterfly, sting like a bee' comes to mind from the great boxing heavyweight, Muhammad Ali.

We think it's only fair when describing our champion heavyweight to let you know that it weighs in at  500,000 pounds, some 499,780 more than the invincible Ali.  And, our heavyweight has multiple 'legs', which would normally disqualify it from any competition if you weren't talking about metal fabrication.  So let's find out what our heavyweight is made of . . . 

Amada HG 2204 Press Brake for Metal bending, forming and fabrication

Our main heavyweight is our 14-foot, 250-ton Amada HG2204 Hydraulic Press Brake that handles a full range of material thicknesses in bend lengths from 55 to 169.3 inches. Equipped with a newly-developed AMNC 3i (intelligent, interactive, integrated) control, our HG-2204 provides high-speed and high-accuracy operations on every job.

AEI Fabrication Amada HG-2204 Press Brake for bending, forming and fabrication

A 19" multi-touch LCD panel ensures efficient operation with enhanced database network features that provide better communication between our design/engineering staff, the CAM program and the AMNC 3i — resulting in less manual interaction and faster processing for your part or project.

Additional features of the our HG-2204 14-foot, 250-Ton Heavyweight include:

  • Bend Indicator technology ensures high-speed and high-precision.
  • AMTS tooling provides the ideal solution for multi-stage bending.
  • Independent L-Axis (L-Shift) provides the capability to bend a wide variety of part shapes.

AEI Fabrication Press Brakes

And that's the tale of the tape from our heavyweight weigh-in.  If you want to get in the fabrication ring and go a few rounds with our heavyweight champion HG-2204, ring the bell -- we're at your service!  

At AEI Fabrication, it's in our blood to ask, 'What Can We Fab For You?'

Keep On Making Sparks,

 

The AEI Fabrication Team

June 13, 2017

In A Game Of Inches, We're A Player. We Can Laser Cut Metal Up To 1.5 Inch Thick.

We perform a variety of operations here at AEI Fab -- CAD/Design, Product Engineering & Development, Welding, Stamping, Bending & Forming, Assembly, Finishing, QC, Logistics and much more. But, one of the most unique services we offer is laser cutting, for the simple fact that we can laser cut just about anything.

Our AMADA LC3015 F1 NT laser cutting system (shown below) enables us to cut a universe of metal alloys up to 1.5-inch thickness with tremendous, error-free laser precision. Even the most complex designs are simplified and executed in 3X less time by our Amada laser cutting system, which is one of a handful in the United States.

The AEI Laser Cutting System Can Cut Most Metal Alloys Up To 1.5 Inches Thick
The LC3015 F1 NT is engineered to provide high-speed processing, ultra-precise accuracy, superior cutting quality and full-range capabilities. Featuring a 3-axis linear drive system, no lens change technology plus ultra-fast piercing and cutting, the LC3015 F1 NT brings AEI Fabrication's productivity and output to a new level, saving you additional money on every run of your job.

The LC 3015 F1 NT also utilizes a cell system approach to automation, allowing AEI Fabrication to select the optimum configuration best suited to your project production style and requested fabrication process. This system approach is designed to increase machine utilization for both high-mix/low-volume and high-volume production runs.

The LC3015 F1 NT can also cut the most intricate of patterns using its digital interface. As an example, see the 1/32" scrollwork in the 3-inch cross pendant below -- high art!

The next time you have the need for metal laser cutting, whether hairline designs or up to 1.5-inch metal thickness, call on us here at AEI Fab.  We'll get in the game for you to ensure you win on quality, price and efficiency with your product/project delivered on time, every time.

Keep on Sparking,

The AEI Fab Team 

 

May 02, 2017

From Automotive To Lighting To Solar To Trucking -- We're Almost A-to-Z Fab Specialists

At AEI Fabrication, we take pride in fabricating for many disparate industry sectors, a fact that belies our true expertise in all aspects of our business, from stamping to bending/forming to welding to laser cutting to the art of finishing to the complexities of logistics.  

AEI Fabrication produces solar framing, panel arms and all metals for solar farms and wind farms

We have created a company culture that treats our clientele like royalty -- because to us, you are.  We have a dedication to perfection and want to put that very important imprint on every job we do, including yours.  We produce hundreds of independent parts for all strata of automotive, truck, sanitation truck, trailer, off-road and event vintage replica vehicles.  We have decades in the aluminum forming and bending business and have been an industry leader in the LED Lighting fabrication business year in and year out.

AEI Fabrication produces 100s of parts for the Sanitation Truck Manufacturing sector

Keep in mind that expertise saves your time.  And, in a world where time is money, you can't afford to work with anyone that wastes your time.  All we ask is that you reach out to us on your next project to compare us with anyone in fabrication.  We'll give you our best advice on your next project and walk you through a design-to-delivery solution that will be the most cost-efficient for your part, project or product.  

 

AEI Fabrication produces 100s of parts for the automotive sector and off-road vehicle sectors

We love what we do AND we're confident that we're the best, most customer-oriented company in fabrication. That's why we are always asking What Can We Fab For You?

Keep On Making Sparks,

The AEI Fabrication Team

February 27, 2017

Just Consider Us Your Fabrication Partner

Business can be exactly that at times -- busy-ness. You have enough to do with marketing your business or brand, selling its products and developing new products for your go-to-market pipeline. 

At AEI Fab, we understand the delicate dance of developing a product and provide an  entire suite of services for you to accomplish your mission -- from CAD product design to precision laser cutting to TIG & MIG Welding to expert finishing to logistics deployment -- we have the fab tools you'll need to succeed with your part, project or product.

 Thus far in Q1 2017, we have become the value, trusted fabrication 'partner' for companies in such sectors as trucking, truck manufacturing, solar, automotive, architecture, construction, transport leasing and warehousing.  Companies who hire us and look at us as their 'in-house fabrication partner' know that we eliminate much of their work in creating a product, design or part -- eliminating all of that 'busy ness' and enabling more time to concentrate on marketing strategies and bottomline profit.

We're here to make your business life easier -- it's what we do at AEI Fabrication.  Take us up on our offer to come by and get a FREE LUNCH TOUR of our facility (yes, there is such a thing as a FREE LUNCH!) in order to see what we can do for you.  As long as you keep creating, we'll keep bringing your creations to life.  That's what 'partners' do.

Keep On Making Sparks,

The AEI Fab Team

January 12, 2017

The Fabtastic Year Ahead

The Year 2017 has dawned.  Resolutions and goals are on the minds of everyone and saving money has never been more at the forefront for corporate America.

At AEI Fab, we made great strides in and learned a lot from 2016. Here are some highlights:

  • We continued our fabrication for customers in the automotive, trucking and transport industries;
  • We continued incredible laser and fab work of nearly indestructible alloys for lifting mechanisms used in sanitation truck manufacturing;
  • We fabricated a plethora of architectural designs for commercial construction;
  • For a second year in a row, we fabricated Vintage Mini Racers for the Grand Prix of Scottsdale that are getting attention from Pebble Beach to Detroit;
  • We created parts for a variety of alternative energy projects; and,
  • We even had our two 2016 candidates for President of the United States take a spin in their AEI Fab Vintage Mini Racers(!).

Yes, it's a new year. Fab days lie ahead & we can't wait to see what 2017 brings.  We're grateful for your business and want you to know your satisfaction is our main priority.  No matter the year, at AEI Fab we always strive for perfection and will continue to inquire -- What Can We Fab For You?

Keep on making sparks,

The AEI Fab Team

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