The secret to long tool life

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When we hear about dull notchers, chipped blades and similar, the cause tends to be the same – not properly lubricating the tool and parts.

How to Understand Pipe Sizes

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[A version of this article was originally published in the NOMMA Fabricator] Is it pipe or is it tube? Understanding the differences can make sure you get the material you want in the size you need. How old were you when you learned that a “2 by 4″ isn’t a piece of lumber that measures… Read More »

President of Vogel Accepts Award

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Thomas J. Simeone, President of Vogel Tool & Die accepts the Illinois 2018 Governor’s Export Award. Lt. Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti and the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) presented the award May 24 in Chicago. Illinois. The award was presented to companies who have exported $65 billion worth of products last year, according… Read More »