Fabricated Carbon Steel Tower Storage Rack for the Medical Industry

Fabricated Carbon Steel Tower Storage Rack for the Medical Industry

At Precision Wire Products we specialize in the custom fabrication of wire based products for customers in a wide range of industries. The project highlighted here was fabricated for a manufacturer of medical materials, however its innovative and versatile design make it suitable for many other applications. Originally designed as tower storage rack shelving units, it utilized various specialized fabrication processes and techniques.

Carbon steel wire in diameters of .1875" and .250" was straightened and sheared, then bent on our brake press. These pieces were then loaded into a custom built automated welder that was equipped with fixturing that was specifically built for this project. Once welded, end wires were nibbled, and the entire unit received a durable powder coat finish. Measuring 25" in length, and 18.5" in width, it is subject to a full battery of dimensional and visual inspections.

We currently manufacture 10,000 of these units annually with lead times of 4 weeks. To learn more about this project, or the processes used to manufacture it, see the table below or contact us directly.

Highlights of this Precision Wire Forming Project

Product Description
Tower storage rack shelving units
Precision Wire Forming Capabilities Applied/Processes
Primary:
Straighten & Cut
Break Press
Load and Weld (Automated)
Straighten Rack
Secondary:
Nibble End Wires
Powder Coating
Fixture Designing
Equipment Used to Manufacture Part
Custom built automated welder. Break press. Shear press
Overall Part Dimensions
Product Length: 25"
Product Width: 18.5"
Material Used
Carbon Steel - Material Thickness: Ø 0.1875 and Ø 0.250 Wire
Material Finish
Powder Coated for Durability
In process testing/inspection performed
Dimensional Inspection, Visual Inspection
Industry for Use
Medical and Others
Volume
10,000 per Year
Delivery/Turnaround Time
4 Weeks
Delivery Location
Pittsburgh, PA
Standards Met
Customer Specifications, 2D CAD Drawing
Product Name
Tower Storage Rack

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