Different Welding Processes: GTAW, GMAW and FCAW

Custom metal fabricators have the ability to produce strong and high-quality metal components needed across different industries through various processes. Welding is one of the primary operations in metal fabrication. It is the process of combining metals together by using heat and pressure. When it comes to metal fabrication, there are different welding processes to … more

How Custom Metal Fabrication Works: The Primary Operations

Metal fabrication is the process of creating metal products or components from raw materials through different operations. Designing, cutting, bending, welding, assembly and finishing are some primary operations that make custom metal fabrication work. Primary Operations in Custom Metal Fabrication Designing Every metal fabrication project starts with a design. In this process, design engineers and … more

Aluminum and Stainless Steel: 7 Key Differences

Aluminum and stainless steel are widely used in metal fabrication across different industries. They may look similar at first but they have a lot of differences. Both metals have qualities that make them ideal for certain applications. Learn about their key differences and find out which metal is best for your project.

The Difference Between Welding and Metal Fabrication

Many people mistakenly refer to welding and metal fabrication as the same process. In actuality, they are completely different from each other. Metal fabrication is the process of creating metal products from beginning to end. The process involves multiple operations and specialty techniques. Welding, on the other hand, is one of the many operations in metal … more

Top 3 Mistakes to Avoid When Getting a Quote for Metal Fabrication

Getting an accurate quote is important in finding the perfect custom metal fabrication company for your project, whether it’s for a big project or a small done-in-a-day fabrication. When getting a quote, it’s best to keep in mind that prices may vary among providers. You’ll also want to consider these three common mistakes to avoid … more

4 Common Finishing Options for Metal Fabrication Projects

Metal finishing is the process of treating the surface of a metal tool or component to improve its appearance and quality. Once the metal part is cut, bent, welded and formed into the required shape and size, the surface is treated to enhance the property and quality of the metal.

5 Things to Look For in a Metal Fabrication Company

Metal fabrication varies from one company to another. Some focus on certain industries or metal components, some prioritize small-scale projects, some work on large-scale productions, and so on. Finding the right metal fabrication company for your project is important.

3 Key Advantages of Custom Metal Fabrication

Clients have two options when it comes to metal fabrication, the usual “ready off-the-shelf” products, and custom metal fabrications. Many clients are already used to the ready-made products, but more are converting to custom metal fabrication. Find out the three key advantages of custom metal fabrication that set it apart from normal fabrication.


Welcome to OK Fab and Machining in Tulsa, Oklahoma! OK Fab and Machining is a custom metal fabricator – manufacturing parts based on our customers drawings and specifications. We provide outstanding quality and on-time delivery that our customers depend on. The broad variety of projects that we have completed over the years means that we … more