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.
Happy New Year from the team at Welding Productivity! In this first issue of 2019, friction stir welding finds its way onto our cover. The technology, which in the past was only accessible to large-scale aerospace manufacturers, is now making its way into more applications, such as automotive manufacturing, as our article explains.
Speaking of automotive, we also feature an article on automotive fume extraction, a topic that is especially poignant when it comes to staff retention efforts and employee healthcare costs. For the new generation of welders, we also included an article on a new app that delivers a fun and effective way to gain and enhance welding skills. To round out the issue, there’s an article that goes over the ins and outs of tungsten electrodes in orbital welding applications.
Huntingdon Fusion Techniques launched an updated hand-held PurgEye 200 weld purge monitor, now with PurgeNet. The portable device has an organic light emitting diode display for brighter, clearer and sharper readings. The monitor can operate from long life rechargeable batteries or mains power. Along with louder, presettable audio alarms for rising or falling oxygen levels,… Continued