Articles from May, 2018

May 25, 2018 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

For Fitting Foreman Mike Stedman, mechanical construction runs in the family!

He is third-generation – both his father and grandfather were pipefitters. His brother is also in the trade and two of his family members work for Hermanson – Detailer, Gary Stedman (uncle) and Estimator, Brent Rahm (brother-in-law).

Mike has spent the majority of his time recently working at Boeing Everett on the...

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May 7, 2018 | Source: Hermanson Marketing GoPro for a Day

In the second installment of Hermanson’s “GoPro for a Day” series, cameras follow Sheet Metal Journeyman Tina Dannewitz through the fabrication of air duct sections in the Hermanson metal shop in Kent.

Tina operates a coil line ductwork manufacturing machine, which uses large spools of galvanized sheet metal to fabricate “L” shaped duct pieces. Each “L” piece is one-half of a pair, which combined together will create a complete section of rectangular ductwork.

The process starts by pulling the required flat sheet metal from a spool and feeding it into the machine. According to the settings...

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