What are the Options for Metal Finishing?

When your sheet metal assembly is complete, you will want it to look its best and have a lasting finish that reflects your brand. Metal finishing options at Midwest Metal Products include durable powder coating and custom painting and plating, with two additional processes to ensure lasting custom painted finishes. Powder Coating Powder coated metal […]

2 Common Methods for Welding Stainless Steel

Whether stainless steel parts become part of sterile food processing equipment or structural construction projects, Midwest Metal Products can provide a quality weld. Our certified welders know how to use a variety of methods to weld stainless steel and meet the requirements of our customers. Two common methods for welding stainless steel include TIG welding […]

How Durable is Powder Coated Metal?

Powder coated metal provides a durable finish to equipment that can last for decades. Unlike painted metal surfaces, powder coated metal can remain intact and rust-free for up to 20 years. Powder coating is resistant to chemicals, corrosion, and weathering.   The powder coating process is completed in three steps, starting with cleaning the metal […]

Stainless Steel Welding vs. Aluminum Welding

Steel vs. Aluminum Welding Whether welding stainless steel or aluminum parts, a quality weld is always the goal. Besides having different qualities that can be beneficial for different industrial applications, these two materials weld differently, too. The biggest differences between the two types of welding are the cost of the materials and labor to weld […]

Medical Equipment Fabrication: Types of Equipment

Precision and accuracy are critical in the medical field, especially when it comes to all-metal devices. Consider for a moment, all the metal devices and equipment in the world. Now, consider the many industries that could not function without high-quality metal fabrication products. Many industries would simply fail. However, at Midwest Metal Products, we can […]

What is NADCAP Certified Chemical Processing?

At Midwest Metal, we are proud to be NADCAP certified. NADCAP, the National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program, is a company level accreditation program that establishes specific standards for chemical processing. This industry-driven program is for highly qualified individuals who have experience in the aerospace industry. This program is an umbrella for companies that […]

Chromate Conversion Process

Chromate conversion is the most common type of conversion coating that helps prevent corrosion on metals. The chromate conversion process provides corrosion resistance and conductivity without creating buildup. This low-cost process primer is used for paint, lacquer, or rubber bonding and is used primarily on Aluminum.  Here at Midwest Metal Products, we provide our own […]

What is Silk Screening?

Silk screening is a method of applying paint and design elements to any type of metal product. It is the easiest and least expensive way to customize any enclosure and can be done in nearly any color. Screening is a great choice for adding labeling operators or company names and logos to your metal enclosures.  […]

Electronic Metal Fabrications: Plates and Panels

From hand railings to heavy machinery, metal fabrications have a part in it all. Metal fabrication is the process of building machines and structures from raw materials including cutting, burning, welding, forming and assembly to create the perfect final product.  The benefits of metal fabrication shops are the centralization that they possess. Most companies require […]

Why Choose Midwest Metal Products

For more than 50 years, Midwest Metal Products has provided precision metal fabrication services to industries across the United States and around the world. We serve and are familiar with multiple industries including aerospace, medical, and electronic.  Aerospace. Midwest Metal is a leading producer of aerospace products such as instrumentation, gauges, search and navigation systems, […]