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Rathbone Precision Metals is pleased to announce:

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Effective October 29, 2018, Scott Chisholm has joined Rathbone Precision Metals, Inc., a manufacturer of precision cold rolled and cold drawn metal profiles located in Palmer, MA.  Mr. Chisholm was appointed the Sales Manager position and will succeed Glenn Eberly, who will be retiring in June 2019 after more than 20 years of service. Mr. […]

Rathbone Precision Metals is pleased to announce:

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Effective October 1, 2018, Kathy Orszulak has been appointed President of Rathbone Precision Metals, Inc., a manufacturer of precision cold rolled and cold drawn metal profiles located in Palmer, MA.  Ms. Orszulak succeeds Dale Pretz, who has retired after 10 years of service. Ms. Orszulak has more than 25 years of experience in manufacturing industry, […]

Which Industries Use Cold Rolled Steel and Cold Drawn Steel?

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Cold rolled steel and cold drawn steel refer to two separate processes used to cold form steel into shapes.  Although both processes are accomplished at room temperature, the attributes of the resultant product of these two processes tend to serve different industrial applications. The Difference Between Cold Rolled and Cold Drawn Steel Although these two […]

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The Benefits of Cold Rolled Steel (Slideshow)

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 Cold rolled steel is frequently used in projects or applications requiring enhanced mechanical properties, tolerances, and surface finish. Because the material is shaped at ambient temperatures, cold rolled steels provide improved mechanical properties as compared to hot rolled steels. Cold rolled metal is also well suited for producing parts requiring tighter tolerances & improved surface finish. Some […]

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Cold Drawn Steel for Pistol Hammers

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Rathbone Precision Metals provides high-precision metal parts for a variety of sectors, including the power generation, aerospace, firearms, manufacturing, and medical industries. We specialize in precision cold rolled and cold drawn profiles from numerous metals and alloys, such as carbon steel, stainless steel, nickel alloys, copper alloys, and much more. Our final profiles may be […]

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Profiles Made with Gear Drawing

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At Rathbone Precision Metals Inc., we specialize in cold drawn gears – in particular, gear and spline, and rack and pinion cold drawing. Cold drawing involves the precision extrusion of preformed metal shapes at room temperatures through a die or a series of dies. This process allows us to produce cleanly finished products within extremely […]

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Cold Drawn Steel vs. Cold Rolled Steel

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Steel rolling is a manufacturing process that involves passing metal stock through a pair of rolls in order to output it as flat steel sheets. Steel rolling can be divided into two main processes: hot rolling and cold rolling. The latter is further divided into cold rolling and cold drawing, which are both discussed in […]

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