Metal Bracket Manufacturer in China
KDM is a manufacturer known for manufacturing a wide range of high-quality metal brackets such as corner brackets, L brackets, square brackets, and many more. We manufacture them using the most durable metals such as aluminum, stainless steel, bronze, etc.
- Offering customization of metal brackets
- Supplying for more than 10 years
- Wide selection of materials
- High-quality & durability assured
KDM Metal Bracket
KDM offers a diverse range of metal brackets made from the finest materials such as stainless steel, aluminum, galvanized steel, bronze, brass, steel, titanium, etc. Our metals brackets are commonly used for mounting or supporting door panels, shelves, furniture, boats, control switches, thermostats, and many more. They are widely used in the industries such as automotive, architectural, aerospace, marine, and other industries.
The metal brackets are available in many different types and designs such as mounting brackets, cross brackets, L-shaped brackets, U-shaped brackets, support brackets, elevator brackets, corner brackets, or custom-designed metal brackets. They are designed with many amazing features such as not being easy to deform, excellent corrosion resistance, good chemical resistance, lightweight, temperature resistance, and scratch resistance.
Various types of surface treatments such as powder coating, painting, polishing, and other finishes can also be applied to the metal brackets to improve their corrosion resistance, durability, and scratch resistance.
Moreover, the brackets can be designed with your custom sizes, materials, designs, perforation, and other specifications. If you need custom metal brackets for your business, you can contact us today!
KDM Metal Bracket Series
The galvanized sheet metal brackets have excellent resistance to rust, oxidation, scratches, and moisture. They can be used for furniture, shelves, racks, buildings, ladders, and many more. Moreover, they are manufactured by stamping, bending, punching, and forming galvanized sheet metal.
The wall-mounting metal U-shaped brackets have predrilled holes for ease of installation, powder coating for enhanced corrosion resistance, and smooth corners. They are made from thick and heavy-duty steel metal. Also, they have scratch resistance and are suitable for indoor and outdoor use.
The L-shaped foldable corner metal brackets are designed to support large shelves, small appliances, for making storage racks, and more. They have high load capacity, 90-degree angle, anti-corrosion, foldable design, and durability that will last for many years. Also, they are used in kitchens, stores, hotels, etc.
The light bar triangle metal bracket is an accessory that will be mounted on top of the cars. It is used for mounting LED light bars. Moreover, it has superior resistance to weather conditions, corrosion, moisture, and scratches. It has also a high weight capacity and is lightweight for easy installation.
The Z-shaped mounting metal brackets are commonly used for supporting or mounting furniture parts. They can be made using stainless steel, aluminum, or galvanized steel metal sheets. Also, they have features such as good oxidation resistance, high strength, good rigidity, rust resistance, lightweight, etc.
The stainless steel metal brackets can be produced in a wide range of types such as angle brackets, corner brackets, U-shaped brackets, brackets for cars, or custom brackets. They are made from rust-resistant, oxidation-resistant, high-quality, eco-friendly, and highly durable stainless steel sheet metal.
The floating shelf metal brackets can be easily mounted on any walls or studs. They are designed to be invisible while hanging your shelves in the kitchen, bathroom, office, farmhouse, etc. Moreover, they are made from durable and hard steel.
The stainless steel brackets for stone cladding and fixing are made to be mounted on concrete walls. They have superior resistance to weathering, wearing, and corrosion. Also, they are suitable for tile, marble, granite, ceramics, or stone cladding.
The L-shaped iron metal brackets are ideal for hanging bookshelves, DIY shelves, mounting furniture, or supporting wooden boards on the walls. They are rust-proof, easy to install, and sturdy. Moreover, they have burr-free edges, smooth surface, and 90° angle.
KDM Metal Bracket Advantages
The metal brackets from KDM are highly resistant to different types of corrosion. They are made from naturally corrosion-resistant materials such as stainless steel, aluminum, etc. Aside from that, there are a lot of surface treatments that can be added to enhance their resistance to corrosion.
The metal brackets are made from durable and high-quality to ensure they have a long service life. They are resistant to wearing, damage, deformation, breaking. Additionally, when they are already installed, they will still have high stability. They also have a high weight capacity.
KDM metal brackets are constructed from lightweight yet highly durable materials such as titanium, aluminum, etc. As a result of their lightweight, it makes the installation very easy and quick. You will also save on the transportation cost due to their lightweight.
The metal brackets can be customized based on your required designs, sizes, drilled holes, thicknesses, features, and other custom specifications. You can send your details or drawings and KDM can custom fabricate the metal brackets exactly to your specifications.
KDM Metal Bracket Materials
KDM is manufacturing the metal brackets using different types of high-quality metals such as:
Stainless Steel – KDM can manufacture brackets from various grades of stainless steel, including 316 and 304. Because of its ease of formability, longevity, and high corrosion resistance, stainless steel is usually used. It is also not easy to break.
Aluminum – Aluminum is renowned for its high strength, lightweight, and natural corrosion resistance. It is also simple to form and cut. Furthermore, the aluminum brackets are resistant to abrasion and wearing.
Galvanized Metal – The brackets that are made from galvanized metal will not rust when subjected to ambient humidity or moisture. They are layered with a coating of zinc which helps them resist corrosion. Also, galvanized metal can be made from iron or steel.
Aside from these materials, KDM also uses other materials such as iron, carbon steel, brass, copper, and other types of metal. The materials that will be used can also be customized based on your needs.
KDM Metal Bracket Production Processes
There are a lot of processes to do in order to produce a wide range of metal brackets. Some of the processes that we are capable of include:
KDM Metal Bracket for Various Industries & Applications
KDM metal brackets are widely used in many industries such as automotive, construction, electronics, architecture, aerospace, commercial, military and defense, telecommunications, and many more. They are commonly used for:
- home appliances
- decorative purposes
- structural applications
- elevator electrical equipment
- holding components on an airplane
- mounting or supporting different kinds of items
Moreover, KDM can fabricate the metal brackets based on your specific application. No matter what kind of projects or applications you have, we are capable of fabricating them for you at a competitive price.
Choose KDM to Custom Your Metal Brackets
KDM has the expertise and capability to produce custom metal brackets thanks to our highly skilled engineers, advanced manufacturing equipment, and more than 10 years of experience. We have a complete range of manufacturing services such as metal cutting, welding, punching, forming, surface finishing, stamping, deburring, CNC machining, powder coating, and many more.
We have been supplying the metal brackets to many industries such as automotive, architectural, electronics, telecommunications, aerospace, and many more. Our brackets can be fabricated from different types of metals such as mild steel, aluminum, stainless steel, galvanized metal, brass, etc. The materials used will be based on many factors such as your required bending angles, the load they must support, and many other factors.
In addition, KDM can customize the metal brackets in order to meet your exact needs. We can produce them based on your requested sizes, shapes, designs, mounting holes, threaded or non-threaded, surface treatments, and your other specifications. They can also be powder coated in many different colors, including gray, black, almond, white, or custom colors to make them look more attractive.
You can contact us if you want to know more about our custom metal brackets.
KDM Metal Bracket Fabrication
The metal brackets from KDM are available in many different designs and types such as:
- angle brackets
- threaded brackets
- mounting brackets
- L brackets
- Z brackets
- U brackets
- gusset brackets
- computer brackets
- multipurpose servo brackets
- non-threaded board mounting brackets
- clamp brackets
- automotive mounting brackets
KDM has also the ability to customize the brackets according to your own design. You can send us your drawing and we will produce them for you!
KDM is manufacturing the metal brackets with a lot of amazing advantages and features such as:
- Supreme strength
- Easy installation
- Long service life
- Light in weight
- Robust metal construction
- High corrosion resistance
- Tear & wear resistance
- Smooth & burr-free edges
- Not easy to deform & bend
- Suitable for both indoor & outdoor projects
- Fully customizable
OEM & ODM Metal Bracket for Various Applications
KDM manufactures different types of brackets for the telecommunications industry. Brackets such as tower mount brackets, monopole brackets, floor brackets, wall mount brackets, and more are available. They have high strength, oxidation resistance, and good corrosion resistance.
The ground bar mounting metal brackets are commonly made from 304-grade stainless steel. They are designed with 3 holes for mounting to the wall and connecting with a standoff insulator. Also, they have wear resistance, high-temperature resistance, and corrosion resistance.
The black L-shaped mounting metal brackets are made from high-quality metal with a black powder coating finish. They have high resistance to scratches, rust, and wear. Additionally, they can be used for shelves, furniture, etc.
The U-shaped metal brackets are lightweight and extremely durable. They can be used for connecting, reinforcing, mounting, and joining. Also, they can be made using various materials such as aluminum, galvanized steel, stainless steel, etc.
“KDM is a highly recommended manufacturer! For many years, they have been supplying my business with metal auto parts and all the products are always high-quality and have no defects. I am really thankful to KDM.”
“I am really satisfied with KDM’s metal brackets and other customization services. All of the brackets are 100% high-quality and made based on all of my requirements. KDM really did their job well!
“Thank you so much KDM for supplying us with your quality metal brackets. The brackets have no uneven surface or other defects. They have exceeded my expectations. When my business needs metal brackets in the future, we will contact KDM again!”
Metal Bracket: The Ultimate FAQ Guide
If you have any question on metal brackets, you will find the answer right here.
This guide explores everything you need to know about metal brackets – from sheet metal type, parts, fabrication process, sizes and designs.
You will find everything you are looking for on metal brackets right here.
This refers to a piece of metal that overhangs from a supportive structure and helps hold objects of various weights.
Metal brackets have different uses depending on your preferences.
For instance, you can use a metal bracket as a supporting structure in the construction industry.
You can also use your metal bracket as a mounting option for your artwork.
The main materials you can use to fabricate your metal brackets are:
Aluminium offers a lightweight material for the fabrication of your metal bracket.
The advantage you have with this metal is the relatively easy machining processes.
It is a durable material since it does not easily corrode. This ensures you get a durable metal bracket.
The major limitation of this metal is it does not support heavyweights.
You, therefore, have to check the maximum load that your aluminium metal bracket can hold before choosing it.
The qualities of this material make it the best alternative for the fabrication of your metal bracket.
Such qualities include ease of machining and resistance to corrosion.
You can easily machine this material using various machining options like cutting and welding. This enhances the quality of your metal bracket.
However, stainless steel is a costly material that can limit its use in the fabrication of metal brackets.
Galvanized steel offers a durable sheet metal for the fabrication of your metal bracket.
The advantage of this metal is it does not rust easily, translating to the durability of your metal bracket.
The fabrication cost of galvanized steel is less than the cost of fabricating aluminium material. This is because you don’t have to spend much on the surface finishing of your galvanized steel.
The cost of this material is its main limiting factor. Its price is higher compared to aluminium and stainless steel.
The factors that affect your selection of a particular material are:
- Cost of the material
The purchasing cost of the various metals differs, which affects your selection process. When selecting the material to use.
Before deciding which material to use, you need to check the properties of the individual metals.
Such properties can help you understand why you pay more or less for particular metal material.
- Area of application
There are different areas you can use your metal bracket. You must check on the properties of the individual metal materials.
There are metals you can use in versatile conditions while the application of others is in a less tough environment.
Before deciding which metal to use, you have to check the maximum load it can hold.
You can determine the weight that a particular metal can hold by checking the individual properties of the metals.
You may have to perform certain tests to check for the maximum weight load.
However, most manufacturers usually indicate the maximum weight your metal bracket can hold.
There are two main components of a metal bracket. You have the metal part, which is the overall structure of the bracket.
The metal part helps determine the overall weight that the bracket can hold. You also have bracket holes, which provide a joining point to your application.
In these holes, you place your screws and screw into the holes of your application.
The number of holes in a metal bracket differs depending on the size and usage of your metal bracket.
Sheet metal fabrication is the main process that you can use to manufacture your metal bracket.
The process involves the following steps:
Working On The Blueprint
Blueprint involves identifying the specifications for your metal bracket. This includes checking on the design and size of your metal bracket.
Sheet Metal Cutting
The essence of this step is to give the proper shape to your metal bracket parts.
There are two main methods of cutting your sheet metal: using shear and cutting without shear.
Shear cutting involves the use of methods like shearing, blanking and punching.
Shearing is ideal for cutting large metal sheet parts, while punching is for making holes on your sheet metals.
Blanking is ideal for cutting the spare parts of your sheet metal during the fabrication process.
Cutting without a shear involves using methods like laser beam cutting, waterjet cutting and plasma cutting.
Laserjet cutting utilizes laser beams to cut through the sheet metal. Waterjet cutting utilizes a high-pressure water stream to cut your sheet metal.
Plasma cutting uses plasma beams that you directly on the surface of your sheet metal to cut it. This method is best for cutting sheet metals that are conductive electrically.
Bending And Forming Of The Sheet Metal Parts
After cutting the different sheet metal parts, you have to bend the arts to form your metal bracket.
The sheet metal bending process depends on the design of your metal bracket.
Proper bending uses various tools like press brakes, which help form U-bends and V-bends. Common processes under bending include machining, stamping and folding.
Other processes you can use are rotary bending and elastomer. They are suitable for producing bends on thin sheet metals.
Joining Or Assembling
The next step is to join the various parts to form a single metal bracket. The joining method you use depends on various factors, like the type of metal used.
Common joining methods are welding, adhesives, riveting and brazing.
You have to give your metal bracket a perfect surface finish to enhance its quality and appearance.
The choice of which surface finish technique to use depends on the metal type, the cost, and the metal bracket’s nature.
The final step in the production process is to package your metal bracket.
When packaging, you have to check on the packaging material to avoid reducing the quality of your metal bracket through abrasion.
Vital factors that you should consider when determining the cost of your metal brackets are:
Design Your Metal Bracket
Complex metal bracket designs usually cost more than simple metal bracket designs. The cost is due to the fabrication process and the material in use.
The size of your metal bracket also affects the final cost, as large ones tend to be more costly than smaller ones.
Type Of Metal To Use
The main material of your metal bracket is metal available in different types. These types have different costs, which affect the price of your metal bracket.
You also have to consider the machining process of the different metals. Welding and punching cost more hence impacting the price of your metal bracket.
Surface finishing your metal bracket has different purposes.
Some finishes offer protection, while others enhance the aesthetic appearance of your metal bracket.
The application process of these surface finishes differs so is their price.
Anodizing and electroplating are pricier than bead blasting and sprat coating.
When considering the surface finish, you need to factor in its purpose.
This helps in understanding the price you will spend on your metal bracket.
Quantity Of Metal Brackets
Most manufacturers have a minimum order quantity for their metal bracket.
Through discounts, purchasing a higher quantity than the MOQ can reduce the overall cost.
However, purchasing a lower quantity than the MOQ usually attracts a higher price, depending on your manufacturer.
When checking on the quantity, you need to consider the customization effect you want on these brackets.
Customization can increase the price of your metal bracket, depending on your manufacturer.
A metal bracket has numerous uses depending on the area of application.
These uses include offering support to various structures during the construction process.
The various types of metal brackets you can use here include L-bracket, U-bracket and Z-bracket.
You can also use a metal bracket as a mounting option for your artwork.
This is common in homes and various gallery showrooms.
Another use of metal brackets is to enhance the aesthetic appearance of your space.
Such a metal bracket usually has an attractive finish.
Metal brackets come in different designs depending on the manufacturer and the market demands.
Common designs include circular, rectangular and conical shapes.
However, you can opt for customization by engaging your manufacturer.
This is by engaging your manufacturer with the specifications that you need for your metal bracket.
Customization, however, costs more than the ones ready in the market.
Metal brackets are available in different sizes depending on your specification
You also have the advantage of negotiating with your manufacturer if you need customization of the size.
The main difference between a metal corbel and a metal bracket is their size. Metal brackets are smaller in size than metal corbels.
Metal brackets have a thinner structure and don’t protrude much on the surface of your application.
Metal corbels have a higher price than metal brackets.
They, however, serve the same function depending on your application.
You can use metal corbels to hold heavier weights, while metal brackets are for lighter weights.
The weight they can hold, however, depends on their type of material
Perfect surface finishes for your metal brackets include:
Bead blasting is the process of shooting numerous tiny abrasive particles, which can either be sand or glass, on the metal bracket.
This is through the use of compressed air.
The result is a smooth metal bracket surface with a matte appearance. The advantage of this process is its simplicity and ease of use.
It is also compatible with various metals like stainless steel, aluminium and brass.
However, the process is not economical for a small number of your metal brackets.
The process can be a dangerous procedure if you don’t wear the necessary safety gear.
This method is ideal for your aluminium and titanium metal brackets.
It involves using an electrochemical process that adds ions to the surface of your metal bracket.
This process results in a corrosion-free metal bracket, thereby enhancing its lifespan.
The anodizing process adds weight to your metal bracket.
This can be a limiting factor if you consider the supportive structures and the installation process.
It is also limited to aluminium and titanium, so you need alternatives when fabricating other metal brackets.
Before using this method, you must check on the financial aspect since it is costly.
Powder coating involves spraying powder paint over the surface of your metal bracket resulting in a smooth surface.
You may have to bake the resulting bracket to enhance the bonding effect of your metal bracket.
The advantage of this process is it is economical and durable. It leaves a uniform layer of thickness on the surface of your metal bracket.
You can use this method on different metals, and it is available in different colours for your selection.
The major limitation is the pollution it causes when you apply it to your metal bracket’s surface.
Electroplating is the addition of a layer of another metal on the surface of your metal bracket. The process enhances the qualities of your metal bracket.
For instance, electroplating makes your metal bracket resistant to environmental factors like corrosion and rusting.
The main limiting factor for this process is the high cost. This makes it an unattractive surface finishing option for small quantity metal brackets.
Before selecting a particular surface finishing option, you have to consider the following factors:
Type Of Metal
The surface finishing option should be compatible with your bracket metal.
Compatibility enhances the final appearance of your metal bracket and the durability of the surface finish.
Anodizing, for instance, is not the best for other metals apart from aluminium and titanium. Using such an option reduces the efficiency of the surface finish.
The different surface finishing options have different coating thicknesses on the metal bracket. Powder coating, for instance, forms a thin coating layer than hand painting your metal bracket.
Coat thickness can affect the installation process, especially with limited space.
Uses Of A Surface Finish
You have to consider where you want to use your metal bracket. This is because not all surface finishes can function the same.
Some surface finishes like bead blasting are ideal for enhancing the visual appearance of your metal bracket.
There are others like anodizing and electroplating that enhance your metal bracket’s durability by making it resistant to corrosion.
Cost Of A Surface Finish
Different surface finishes have different prices, including the application process.
You, therefore, have to check for an excellent price that suits your budget and offers the necessary protection on your metal bracket.
The price of anodizing and electroplating is high compared to the price of bead blasting and sanding.
The main accessories you can use with a metal bracket are:
Adhesives play a vital factor when joining your metal bracket to your application.
This ensures you have a strong joint before screwing it on the application.
The adhesive you use should be compatible with the metal bracket and the application surface. Compatibility prevents deformation of the bracket and your application.
Screws are for tightening the joints of your metal bracket.
The number of screws to use depends on several aspects, like the size and design of your metal bracket.
You have to use the right screws to grip the metal bracket on your application properly.
Metal brackets are durable due to their superior properties
For instance, most metal brackets are corrosion-proof and do not easily break. This enhances the lifespan of your metal bracket.
Most manufacturers do offer a warranty on these brackets. This demonstrates the faith these manufacturers have in their products.
However, the durability aspect depends on the usage and maintenance level you give to your metal bracket.
You have to regularly clean and check for any damages on your metal brackets to assure you of their quality and longer lifespan.
A bracket beam is a structure that offers support during the installation of your metal bracket. It acts as a joining piece between your metal bracket and your application.
A bracket beam can be of plastic, metal or wooden material, depending on the size of your application.
The price of a metal bracket is higher than a plastic bracket. This is due to the durability aspect of a metal bracket.
The fabrication process of a plastic bracket is easier and faster since it only entails molding.
The fabrication process for a metal bracket is complex as it involves several processes, such as metal casting and welding.
A plastic bracket is not ideal for carrying heavyweight. Weights beyond a particular point cause the plastic bracket to break.
You can use a metal bracket for heavyweights and extreme applications.
The structure of a metal weight makes it resistant to various environmental factors like rust.
The installation process for a metal bracket is complex compared to a plastic bracket.
You can use an adhesive only on your plastic bracket, but you have to use other techniques like welding and screwing on your metal bracket.
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