Orange County Line Graining

An Orange County Line Graining Service Enables the Use of Inexpensive Blanks

Buying blanks ready for machining is a common way to cut costs and improve throughput. Most stainless steel and aluminum blanks, though, are provided with relatively rough surfaces that are not always suitable for use as-is.

Choosing the right Orange County Line Graining Service will make it possible to use readily available blanks without accepting such compromises. A properly line-grained blank will often end up being perfectly suitable to a process where the raw material simply would not work.

Turning Raw Blanks Into Workable Material

Companies that cut and mill metal blanks to sell to others generally take a commodity-focused view of their mission. In many cases, the most important issue among buyers of blanks will be price, at least assuming that the material is basically appropriate for the intended application.

As such, most blanks are turned out as quickly and expeditiously as possible, with the finer details being left to clients. That will sometimes be entirely acceptable, but it can just as easily mean that blanks will need to be processed further before the real work can commence.

Simply having a local line graining company finish a supply of blanks will often be all that is needed to make the required progress. When choosing a line graining company in OC, it will always pay to look into issues like:

  • Cost. Choosing to buy blanks instead of cutting stock as required always means paying something of a premium. Whatever a company might charge for its line graining services will add to the total. In many cases, having a partner handle the required line graining will cost significantly less than trying to make arrangements in-house.
  • Capacity. Every company will necessarily be limited with regard to just how many blanks it can process in a given amount of time. Before signing a contract for line graining services, it will always be best to make sure that enough capacity will be available.

Line Graining Frequently Proves to be a Valuable, Useful Service

When issues like these are properly taken into account, having another company provide line graining for metal blanks can easily end up being the best way forward. Raw, unprocessed blanks are not always suitable for use as-is, but line graining can easily make them so.

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We offer metal fabrication services such as: Sheet Metal Shearing and Cutting, Milling, Assemble Services, Wrought iron design & fabrication, automatic Fiber Laser Cutting, Turret Punching (auto), Press brake, Line graining, Pem hydraulic press, Robotic welding, Mig & tig welding, Automatic band saw cutting and more!

Wrought Iron

Mig Tig Welding

Press Brake

Metal Shearing

Part Milling

Parts Assembly

Laser Cutting

Turret Punch

Line Graining

Hydraulic Press

Robotic Welding

Auto Band Saw


(aka - OC Metal Fab)

We are a family-owned local OC metal fabrication company that prides ourselves in providing expert metal fabrication services to our client's nationwide.

We work hard at setting industry standards for customer service!


Wrought iron
Fiber laser cutting (auto)
Turret punching (auto)
Press brake
Line graining
Pem hydraulic press
Robotic welding
Mig & tig welding
Automatic band saw


Cresco Manufacturing Inc.
1614 Orangethorpe way
Anaheim, California 92801

(714) 525-2326
(714) 525-2481
(714) 526-4075

(714) 525-2219

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