MIG and TIG welding

MIG and TIG Welding: A Closer Look

When it comes to metal fabrication projects that require welded parts, your options are pretty far-ranging. Welding is a crucial pillar in the manufacturing process but can integrate any one of a dozen different methods, muddying the water somewhat. Two of the most popular processes are MIG and TIG welding. But what is the difference […]

Welding month

April is National Welding Month

Many professions have been celebrated throughout history, but none are quite as unique as the welding profession. Although it’s not a widely celebrated month of the year, April has been known for decades as National Welding Month. There are over 24 million welders working across the globe. Let’s raise some awareness one blog post at a time! […]

history of sheet metal fabrication

A Brief History of Sheet Metal Fabrication

Did you know that metalwork can be dated back to circa 10,000-4,500 BCE? Early human civilizations used these newly discovered metals to make everything from tools, weapons, currency, and much more.  As civilizations across the world began to develop, so did the art of metal fabrication. Today we use this art form in many different […]

portable media blasting

3 Fantastic Benefits of Portable Media Blasting

Media Blasting is a common process during initial manufacturing or after to remove debris from a surface to prepare it for paint and other work. This process involves using abrasive material, ranging from sand particles, glass, and much more. These abrasive materials combine with high pressurized air or water, which repels the material onto the surface […]

welding techniques

4 Types of Welding Techniques You Should Know

Before beginning any type of welding job, it’s essential to understand the different types of welding techniques. Each technique can vary in results and there are a few other factors to consider before beginning such as: the results you want to achieve  your experience  type of metal being used  environment  There are four standard welding techniques that […]

wet vs dry media blasting

Wet vs Dry Media Blasting Pros and Cons

Media blasting combines pressurized air and abrasive material to clean off debris from a surface. You can use this to clean many different types of surfaces and debris, such as: rust graffiti paint  other corrosive material  What this does is clean and or prepare the surface to be worked on. Today we will be discussing […]

building code compliance

Why Building Code Compliance is Essential to Quality Manufacturing

Before a construction project begins, architects must be careful to ensure that everything from the layout and materials used is according to exact specifications during the planning and design process. The term quality manufacturing refers to conformance to specifications. Building codes uphold these regulations and keep construction workers and project managers accountable for their work.      […]

fall arrest system

What Does a Fall Arrest System Do?

If you work in construction, you know the risks of the job all too well. As a construction worker, you must always be aware of your surroundings, especially when working on a job site. Dangerous tools, materials, and heights can easily make any wrong step or blind move a lot worse. An accident on the […]

plexiglass sneeze guard

Three Benefits of Plexiglass Sneeze Guards in Your Business

Throughout the past six months, we have seen how a global pandemic can change the economy. Many businesses have had to follow strict CDC regulations to remain open. These regulations and guidelines include:  Wearing a mask in public  Tracking daily health  Maintaining 6-foot distance  Quarantining yourself when sick  At Megstar Industries, we have created an extra […]

office health and safety

Office Health and Safety: Protect Yourself Against COVID-19

Many around the world have been affected by the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19. During these times, it is important to understand all aspects of office health and safety and be prepared to safeguard your staff and customers.  A new virus such as COVID-19 has more impact on our society because of the lack of formed […]

Sneeze Guards

Plexiglass Sneeze Guards From MegStar Industries

Over the course of 2020, we’ve all become a little more familiar with the ways in which viruses and bacteria spread. Droplets and spray released during a cough or sneeze are a natural part of your body’s defense system. It’s how we release irritants from our nose and lungs and how we expel the germs […]