Many think sheet metal fabrication is only used for vintage cars, but that's not true: all cars need this type of work from time to time, which is why these tools are important to have in your shop. Making all types of metal smooth and cutting them perfectly will improve the operations of your business so that you will be able to offer many unique services to your loyal customers. Our choices are strong, reliable, and affordable. Whether a customer wants you to customize their car or fix some body work after an accident, our tools will help you get the job done right.
If you own a body shop, you need sheet metal fabrication tools. Plain and simple. You'll need a combination of different products to perfect your metal-shaping craft, but you can get started by shopping from our fantastic selection of English wheels, band and chop saws, planishing hammers, punch/flanger tools, multi press and drill presses, and sheet metal corner notchers. English wheels provide the basic functions you need for successful sheet metal fabrication. The English wheels we sell are made with heavy-duty construction, but they're easy to use. The top wheel has been engineered to last and reduce fatigue, whether you need to cut metal, curve it, or stretch it. Most of our English wheels come from Woodward-Fab, but we also have a couple from Wilton. You will need English wheels for various types of sheet metal projects, so be sure to invest in one that you and your employees can rely on.
Not sure which of our sheet metal fabrication tools would be best for your garage? No problem. Best Buy Auto Equipment's #1 concern is taking care of you, the customer. We are fully staffed with a technical support team to assist you with any questions or service related issues you have, and if we don't know the answer, we'll find it for you.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What are the tools of metal fabrication?
A: Some of the sheet metal fabrication tools you might need include English wheels, band and chop saws, planishing hammers, punch/flanger tools, multi-presses, drill presses, and sheet metal corner notchers. The specific tools you need will depend on your project. If you need any guidance or help deciding which products would best suit your needs, give us a call.
Q: What are the tools used for sheet metal operation?
A: There are many different types of sheet metal operations, including Shearing, Blanking, Punching, Piercing, Trimming, Drawing, Embossing, Bending, and Squeezing. The tools used depend on the operation. You can expect to need band and chop saws, sheet metal corner notchers, an English wheel, and more.
Q: Which is the most suitable tool for general sheet metal work?
A: For general sheet metal work, the most suitable tool would be the English wheel. An English wheel will allow you to cut, curve, and stretch metal in a way that’s comfortable and convenient. English wheels can be a bit expensive, but they’re definitely worth the investment!