Drawing upon the expertise of Techgen Media, publisher of Shop Floor Lasers and Fab Shop Magazine Direct, as well as Praxair Corp. and the knowledge of the foremost experts in the industry, Welding Productivity Magazine will provide unmatched instructional editorial – useful and supportive information that will educate the reader about how to improve his or her welding operation.
The team at Welding Productivity is pleased to present our February issue. In it, readers will find a report that highlights some of the trends and challenges facing the welding community in the upcoming year. These insights were gathered from conversations at Fabtech 2016 as well as interviews conducted by our dedicated staff.
In addition to our cover article, the February issue also offers advice on purchasing a new welding helmet. Further advice comes in the form of an article on plasma versus oxyfuel and how to know which process works best for which applications. To round out the issue, we also included articles on a next-generation power source and an innovative hybrid welding process.
Blackbird Robotics hosted an open house for its Sterling Heights, Mich., facility. Attendees visited the new remote welding applications laboratory and were given an overview of the technology advances in 2-D and 3-D scan heads, controls, and seam finding and tracking solutions. Also, an exhibition of sample parts from production applications was presented. The remote… Continued