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How Metal Fabrication Helps in Power Generation and the Energy Industry

Solar Panels on the RoofWithout the energy industry, society wouldn’t be as civilized and comfortable as it is right now. Power plants harness various sources of energy like sunlight, wind, or oil with their pieces of equipment made from metal fabrication.

This process of “fabricating,” or building metal by cutting, bending, or assembling, is sought after by the energy industry due to the strength of its products, such as the following:

Solar Panels

Steel fabricators here in Edmonton could make solar panels by welding or joining them together, from individual pieces to large rectangular sheets. These pieces of metal can absorb heat from the sun and convert it into electrical energy to power appliances and other devices at home.

Transmission Towers

These towers are the black ones that traverse long roads and slither through metros as they carry power lines that provide electricity to homes and establishments, made possible by metal fabricators as well.

Oil and Gas Pipelines

Oil and gas pipelines have to be made of sturdy material like steel so they could withstand exposure to outdoor elements like soil or saltwater. Because these pipes have to be long and wide enough to contain loads of oil and gas, expert metal fabricators have to weld them together properly so they wouldn’t leak.

Wind Turbines

The blades of wind turbines operate in such a way that they harness the energy from moving air, at the same time be strong enough to withstand gales and harsh weather conditions. This is why the blades are made of sturdy metal like steel.

In summary, the energy industry helps modern society by providing power obtained from outdoor elements like the sun, the wind, underground oil, and gas. For this to work, players in the energy industry use sturdy machinery made by metal fabricators.

June 8, 2018 at 8:59 amInfo Tech