It’s possible that your fabrication partner isn’t doing everything possible to optimize their welding processes and find ways to minimize your expenses. It’s a difficult balancing act. After all,
Any welding defects will result in additional costs for your business. Check in with your metal fabrication partner to find out if they offer any of the following welding solutions to drive down your project costs (without sacrificing quality).
It’s important to work with a welding contractor who you can trust to look for ways to modify product designs to eliminate unnecessary welds
For instance, if one company that manufactures boxes originally has a design that calls for welded lift handles on each side of the box, the welding partner could save money by simply changing the design of the box to cut out lifting slots