A look into our Manufacturing Process,
Most of our products are made from steel, one of the most recycled materials in the world. The majority of our products are made by hand, here in the Pacific Northwest.
Recycled steel can be a part of your building's LEED Certification. We have been involved with many LEED Certified projects across the nation and we're very proud to have partnered with many architectural and contracting teams working to create greener cities and towns. We want to live in a healthy environment and we're always looking for ways we can help our clients build a better future.
We use a mandrel tube bender to get precise curves.
Making sure every curve is spot on.
Once the rack has been bent, excess pipe is trimmed so the flanges are even. The yellow liquid you see there is a lubricant, to protect the cutting blade from heat friction and damage.
Drain holes allow for an easier coating process. They also keep moisture from pooling in the rack from weather changes in humid environments.
Flange, or in-ground?
Flanges (shown here) are first tacked on to the legs and then hand-welded with a single seam.
After a cosmetic grind on this smooth seam, the rack is ready to be finished.