Month: September 2017

ESAB releases automated plasma beveling

ESAB SmartBevel

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products introduced SmartBevel technology for automated plasma programming and accurate bevel cutting. The technology includes beveling data and geometric compensations necessary to cut V, X, Y and K bevels on mild steel from 6 mm to 50 mm thick. The technology offers a high level of automation for the programmer by… Continued

Uniweld offers cutting torch for long runs

  Uniweld Products Inc.’s 30ATT-21 trigger torch can be locked on oxygen for long cutting runs, with an easy-to-flip off back-trip feature for trigger release. The low-profile trigger enables the torch to be pulled backward out of a containment with minimum snag possibilities. The torch is standard with a 90-degree head and 21 in. long.… Continued

Expanded mini flap discs from Weiler

Weiler mini flap

Weiler Abrasives Group enhanced its Tiger BobCat mini flap disc offerings for better performance and extended life. The discs are for grinding and finishing jobs in hard-to-reach areas and for weld blending or edge chamfering in metal fabrication. They operate best on steel, stainless steel, structural steel and cast iron. Featuring a threaded button “R”… Continued

Simufact’s welding process simulation

Simufact

Simufact released Simufact Welding 7, the next version of its welding simulation software. Using solid shell elements, assemblies made of thin sheets can be calculated more quickly because the required number of elements in the model drops significantly. The parallel segment-to-segment calculation in the new solver allows faster and more efficient calculation of large models… Continued

Steelmax adds battery power to welding carriage

Steelmax 40005533

Steelmax Tools LLC added a battery-powered version of its Li’l Runner trackless fillet welding carriage to its welding automation solutions. The machine has four-wheel drive and magnetic adhesion. The standard and high-speed versions are capable of travel speeds up to 43 ipm and more than 80 ipm, respectively. The battery-powered version is for use where… Continued

Miller expands remote control technology

Miller Electric remote control technology

Miller Electric Mfg. Co.’s ArcReach remote control technology is available on Trailblazer 325 power sources as well as Big Blue 600 Air Pak, 800 Dual Pro and 800 Dual Air Pak models, providing control of welding parameters at the weld joint without a control cord. The expansion provides greater flexibility and fleet compatibility in heavy… Continued

Coldwater appoints sales manager

Coldwater Machine Co. named Benjamin Dawson regional sales manager for Michigan Dawson will focus on developing business with automotive and aerospace OEM and Tier companies in the region. Located at the company’s Troy, Mich., regional sales office, Dawson will bring project management skills across a range of manufacturing technologies, including welding, automation, injection molding and… Continued

Walter Surface announces promotions

walter surface promotions

Walter Surface Technologies Inc. promoted three of its directors. Phillip Tanious is vice president of operations and will oversee several key areas of business operations, including inventory, production and logistics, as well as purchasing for Walter’s international offices. Josée Contu is vice president of finance and will be responsible for Walter’s finance, human resources and information… Continued

Pferd names pipeline account manager

Pferd - Michael Roche

Pferd Inc. named Michael Roche account manager, pipeline market. In this position, Roche will be responsible for developing strong working relationships with pipeline-channel customers in the United States and Canada by providing technical solutions. He is returning to the company after some time away. Roche will promote and educate users on solutions for their specific… Continued

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