Ballistic Research “Blast Tank”

Ballistic Research “Blast Tank”

This will become a “blast tank” for use by researchers for testing ballistic material at military research centers and universities. Here, we’re working on it with our TOS WHQ 15 horizontal boring mill. It is being fabricated with 3/4” thick rolled plate with...
Tank for Food Processing

Tank for Food Processing

When finished, this tank will be used in the food rendering and processing industry. It’s a large fabrication made from rolled 1/4” stainless steel plate with step formed cone bottom. It has a 12 foot outside diameter and is 25 feet long. The tank is welded...
Count the processes

Count the processes

It’s time for a game of count the processes! Take a look at these two pieces on our shop floor and see if you can see what metalworking processes we used to create them. There is a ratchet wrench on one of them for scale.
Air Cannons

Air Cannons

To build these devices, we have to rely on pretty much every skill our crew has here at CMF – laser cutting, rolling, machining, welding, programming and engineering. What are they? They are air cannons that are used for materials testing. Our clients use them...
CMF From the Air

CMF From the Air

Commercial Metal Fabricators has 53,000 square feet of manufacturing space on nine acres. Inside, we have 18′ foot high bays, all of it covered by cranes with a maximum of 12 tons lift. We’re just minutes from Interstates 75, 70 and 675 and US...
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