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QUALITY POLICY STATEMENT

Hester Fabrication is committed to exceeding our customer requirements and striving to exceed our customer’s expectations while being fully committed to continual improvement and to providing the highest quality goods in our industry.

Hester Fabrication is committed to exceeding our customers’ expectations by;

  1.   Our full commitment to continual improvement

  2.   Open and effective communications with customers

  3.   Timely and complete delivery of exceptional products


OUR CLIENT LIST INCLUDES:


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DESIGN

Our design team leads with DFM, whole-system thinking & integrative design principles ensuring our clients receive efficient & innovative design solutions.   

From concept to final review, our experience plugs in at every step of the design process. 

CAPABILITIES:

  • Safety & Ergonomics
  • Code & QA Compliance
  • Animated CAD Renderings
  • Styling
  • Concept Creation
  • Prototyping
  • Parametric Modeling
  • Design for Manufacturability (DFM)

ENGINEERING

Engineering

Hester Fabrication’s talented engineering team utilizes the latest in 3D modeling technology (Solidworks) to deliver highly detailed models and components in very short cycle-times.  Besides providing structural analysis, we also can integrate hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical systems.

Our passion for efficiently engineered solutions has partnered our team with various global industry leaders to develop complex product manufacturing solutions. Whether creating custom manufacturing equipment, machinery, vehicle camera rigs, or fitting into aerospace tolerances, our dedication to partnership delivers a side by side technical effort that supports optimization from concept to fabrication. 

CAPABILITIES:

  • Structural Computer Simulation
  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • Structural & Weight Optimization
  • Structural Analysis
  • Material Optimization
  • Hydraulics
  • Erection/Assembly Consultation
  • Conceptual Design
  • 3D Modeling
  • Crating & Transportation Design
  • Reverse Engineering For Product Enhancement
  • 3rd Party Integration
  • Pneumatics
  • Process Design

FABRICATION

Hester Fabrication’s facility is at the leading edge of combining the best modern machinery with a dedicated team of master craftsmen.   

Fabrication

Our facility is set up around lean manufacturing methodologies to produce large quantities of high quality components in short cycle times. Our extensive in-house machinery allows us to efficiently manage large projects on tight schedule requirements. 

CAPABILITIES:

  • CNC press forming up to 230 tons
  • Sawing up to 20” x 18” cross-section
  • Drilling up to 2-1/4”
  • TIG welding up to 350 Amps
  • CNC Milling
  • Manual machining & Turning
  • 65 Ton Ironworker Punching/Shearing
  • 25 Ton Specialty Press
  • Mechanical Assembly
  • MIG/FCAW welding up to 650 Amps
  • Tapping & threading up to 2 1/2" 
  • Weldment capacity up to 10,000 lbs+
  • Welders Certified to AWS D1.1 (Structural), 14.1 (Cranes), 1.2 (Aluminum
  • NC controlled Cold Saw cutting up to 4x4 cross-section
  • Sheet Metal Hardware Insertion (#0-3/8)
  • Laser Cutting up to 1” mild steel
  • Tube Bending up to 2.5" OD
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TESTING

As a dedicated prototype & engineering company, we are well versed in testing for both functionality and standard code compliance. During our project testing phase, we work closely with our clients to ensure the finished product meets their goals. 

 

We have established relationships with multiple accredited testing laboratories that will verify our product meets the required 3rd party testing spec.  From destructive weld testing to ADA standards we can confidently deliver a product that meets the customer specifications.

CAPABILITIES:

  • ADA
  • ASTM
  • MIL-SPEC
  • ASME
  • AWS
  • OSHA
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DOCUMENTATION

At Hester Fabrication, quality comes first.  Our products are backed up and supported by documentation such as fabrication drawings, materials used, assembly instructions, test reports, certified weld inspection, user’s manuals, etc.

 

Utilizing the latest software from Solidworks Composer we are able to develop clear & precise instructions, drawings, videos, and tutorials. Whether assembly, operations, or maintenance- our documentation prioritizes efficient use of client time resources.  

EXAMPLES:

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contact us

Use the form below to send us an e-mail regarding any scope inquiries, partnerships, or vendor on boarding. You can also call us at (510) 397-0219. We look forward to hearing from you!

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20876 Corsair Boulevard, Unit A, Hayward CA 94545