Category Archives: Fabrications

Important Considerations When Adding a Spray Booth

Do you run a business that could benefit from the addition of a spray or paint booth? If so, you should work with a company that specializes in providing industrial sheet metal services to ensure that your booth design and construction goes smoothly. When constructed properly, a spray or paint booth can help your employees to work more safely and efficiently and to create products that your customers will love.

Spray BoothSpray and paint booths are enclosed or semi-enclosed structures that will allow you to spray paint items in an environment that is free of contaminants. This is key to ensuring a consistent and high-quality product. Performing spray painting or coating jobs without a purpose-built booth can mean that dirt, dust and other contaminants can enter the workspace, affecting the overall consistency of the finished product.

Using a spray or paint booth, you can filter the air inside and get rid of contaminants in the air. You can also vent the booth to exhaust fumes from the spray paint through a designated outtake system, ensuring that the air in other parts of your facility isn’t affected by the paint or spray work. Whether your company paints something as small as bowls or as large as aircraft, spray and paint booths can prove to be beneficial to you and make the painting process seamless, consistent and fast.

RG Smith Company offers a full range of industrial sheet metal services that can help with your spray or paint booth development, design and construction. Regardless of how large or small you need to your space to be or what you plan on spray painting inside of it, we can take a look at your facility and help you create a design that will work for your operation. To learn more about our services or to find out how to get started on building a spray or paint booth, call us at in our Canton office at 330-456-3415 or in Mansfield at 419-524-4778 to learn more.

Powder Coating as a Metal Finishing Process

Powder coating has become a common treatment for metal finishing. This finishing method offers several distinct advantages when compared with many conventional paint finishes. In powder coating, a dry, free-flowing powder is applied to the metal through a process that doesn’t require the use of a solvent, as is the case with liquid paint finishes.… Continue Reading

AISC Names IDEAS2 Winners

The American Institute of Steel Construction recently named the winners of the 2015 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program, known as IDEAS2. This program honors excellence in steel-frame building design and is the highest honor bestowed on building projects by the structural steel industry in the United States. If you… Continue Reading

Set Up for Success With Stainless Steel Systems

Set Up for Success With Stainless Steel Systems

Stainless steel sheet metal is used for a number of applications in many different industries. From food-grade storage equipment to transfer systems for conveyor belts, there are so many ways in which this type of metal can be used. If you’re in need of a new or replacement industrial stainless steel sheet metal solution for… Continue Reading

Steel; The Role it Plays in the Advancing Energy Industry

We live in exciting times. Some days it feels like that excitement can get a little crazy, like hearing about American soldiers saving the day by taking out a terrorist on a Paris train. Or maybe you’re completely inundated with news coverage of the presidential race – and to think, the race is still nearly… Continue Reading

Industrial Space Being Repurposed Across the Country

With urban renaissance flourishing across the country and gentrification booming in every city from Buffalo to Oakland, investment is expanding beyond private real estate. With an influx of city dwellers that have money to spend come increased demand for public works. This includes parks and infrastructure improvements. In many cities, particularly in the Rust Belt,… Continue Reading

Improving Industrial Output & Production

When the margin between your production output demand and capabilities begins to narrow, you need to improve your production capabilities by any means possible. Investing in your company operations for optimal production will keep your plant functioning smoothly and your business profitable. There are a number of options a business owner could take to address… Continue Reading

Sheet Metal Among Most Diverse Product of Our Day

  Sheet metal is among the most versatile metal produced. It is important across so many industries for so many uses across the globe. Every single day of our lives, we are in close contact with a consumer product, wherein initial production was in a sheet metal factory.   Sheet metal fabrication is an extensive… Continue Reading