Month: February 2017

Nelson’s stud weld anchor

Nelson Stud Welding released its D6L A706 deformed bar stud anchor for concrete anchorage and reinforcement. It is a fully stud-weldable concrete anchor that doesn’t require pre-heating or specialized equipment. The product meets all ASTM A706, ACI 318 and AWS D1.1 requirements. It is available in straight, bent and threaded variations. While hand welding rebar… Continued

Fipa has new system for film removal

  Fipa Inc.’s new end-of-arm-tooling solution facilitates the removal of protective film from sheet metal used in white goods with an automated process. Developed for a stainless steel sheet metal processing company, the system combines long lifecycle, high holding force vacuum cups with pressure regulating, air-saving compact ejectors for non-slip sheet metal handling. The processing company’s… Continued

Grieve’s new tempering furnace

The Grieve Corp.’s No. 885 is a 1,400-degree F electric, inert atmosphere tempering furnace for heat treating weldments at the customer’s facility. Workspace dimensions measure 24 in. by 36 in. by 24 in. The furnace has 7-in.-thick insulated walls, comprising 1 in. of 2,300-degree F ceramic fiber blanket, 2 in. of 1,700-degree F ceramic fiber… Continued

Miller expands TIG line

  Miller Electric Mfg. Co. added the Dynasty 400 and Maxstar 400 to its TIG portfolio. Each deliver up to 400 amps of output power and provide TIG and stick welding for applications such as pipe and tube fabrication, precision fabrication and exotic material fabrication. Replacing the Dynasty 350 model, the Dynasty 400 power source… Continued

R-Tech equipment on Robot Wars

Robot Wars

  R-Tech Welding Equipment Ltd. is providing welding equipment to the BBC TV series Robot Wars. The company’s TIG welders and plasma cutters are being used for the series to help build and repair the remote controlled robots, which battle against each other in an arena. The welding equipment is for Robo Challenge, the company… Continued

Engineering, Comau sign agreement

The Engineering Group and Comau Spa signed a global cooperation agreement to pursue development and marketing of solutions for predictive maintenance that are based on modular hardware and software designed to acquire and analyze field data. These solutions are targeted at the manufacturing industry and, in particular, companies operating in the automotive, industrial manufacturing, food… Continued

Miller, Hobart at ConExpo

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. and Hobart will exhibit at North America’s largest construction tradeshow ConExpo-Con/AGG 2017, March 7-11, in Las Vegas. On display, ArcReach multi-process welding systems allow welding operators to change process parameters remotely at the weld joint without the use of control cables. This results in improved productivity in stick, TIG, MIG and… Continued

HGG names regional manager

HGG Profiling Equipment appointed David Harris to manage customer sales and service for a seven state region (N.M., Texas, Okla., Ariz., La., Miss. and Ala.). Along with customer sales and support, Harris will provide nearby support for HGG’s network of agents. “We could not be more pleased to add David to our HGG team. With… Continued

Bunting acquires U.K. business

Bunting Magnetics Co. will acquire Master Magnets Ltd., Redditch, U.K. The company provides magnetic separation, recycling and metal detection equipment to industries worldwide. Simon Ayling, managing director of Bunting Magnetics Europe, will assume operations management responsibility of this new division. Master Magnets offers Bunting access to new markets, such as mining, quarrying and aggregate.

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