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 November issue of Welding Productivity is here, and in it, readers will find a special report on The Lincoln Electric Co.’s approach to peace-of-mind employment. Carrying the legacy of company founders, Lincoln Electric offers a no-layoff policy, giving its employees confidence in their jobs moving forward regardless of economic uncertainties. Also in regard to employment issues facing the industry, we published an article that discusses augmented reality technologies that will help new welders get up to speed faster and easier.
In addition to employment-related articles, the team at Welding Productivity also included several articles that will boost shop floor productivity. When it comes to aluminum, we looked at best practices for thermal welding the material. For plasma operations, we highlighted the benefits found in a new compact system. To round out the issue, we included an article on fume extraction and another on renting and leasing options for major welding systems.
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