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Difference Between 1018 & 1215 Carbon Steel

1018 vs. 1215 In the world of manufacturing and machining, there are a handful of common material grades that we see all the time. Specifically in the screw machining industry, two of the most common materials we see are 1018 and 1215 grade carbon steel. They are both very versatile materials that are readily available in multiple sizes, shapes, and forms, thus lending themselves for lots of projects. Although their chemical compositions are very similar, they are also very different. Lets take a dive in and compare these two materials to see which is best for your project.

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Nate Ruhenkamp Recognized as Emerging Leader in Manufacturing

Production Machining magazine names Nate Ruhenkamp, Director of Marketing and Sales, Ashley Ward, Inc., a 2018 Emerging Leader

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Excellence in Quality Award

“Top Quality Machining, Bottom Line Results!” That is one of the building blocks of our 100+ years of machining excellence here at Ashley Ward and something we strive to achieve every day in the plant.

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Robots: Don’t be Afraid, They’re Here to Help

Robots are also boosting productivity and efficiency levels, leading to higher profit margins. Not only do they provide more uptime than humans because they can literally run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, they also produce more consistent results, meaning less scrap and waste

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Lack of Drivers, Regulations, Impacting Shipping Costs

The trucking industry is a backbone of the economy, especially in a world where online orders are the norm.

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