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.
In rural areas throughout America, farmers are prepping their harvest equipment, anticipating a healthy reaping of their crops. This month’s issue of Welding Productivity takes on a bit of a harvest theme as we look into how welding is a necessary and vital skill for workers on farms and ranches. We also delve into training with a report that focuses on a rural Nebraska school in the heart of America’s breadbasket where the educational programming prepares students for the many welding job opportunities out there today.
Direct metal deposition (DMD) gets a nod in our article that details how this method extends the capabilities of laser welding for fast and cost-effective repair applications. New plasma cutting technology is also featured in a piece about a Florida-based company that stays on top of the latest technologies to improve quality and throughput. Finally, quality control is a topic that job shops large and small continually invest in as they strive to reach goals. A product manager and engineer from Amada Weld Tech inform us about the latest process monitoring systems for laser weld quality control.
The Industrial Gas Filtration and Generation Division of Parker Hannifin Corp. upgraded the SmogHog SHM Floor mist and smoke collector. A new motor/blower system increases reliability through a more robust industrial design. The relocated external control panel with touchscreen functionality is positioned at the side of the cabinet for greater visibility and easy access to… Continued