Month: June 2017

Burs for weld dressing from Pferd

pferd 115b

Pferd Inc.’s Titanium cut burs are for machining hard titanium alloys (with tensile strength greater than 500 N/mm2). They are suitable for electric or pneumatic straight grinders and automated equipment. Applications include weld dressing and contouring. The burs have a recommended cutting speed range of 850 to 1,500 SFPM. They are available in cutting head… Continued

Magnetech’s head for fusion welding

magnatech m500

Magnatech LLC introduced the model M500 head for fusion welding tubes and fittings. The ultralow-profile head is for welding fittings and components with minimal straight extensions as short as 0.25 in. It covers sizes 0.125 in. to 0.500 in. using interchangeable, size-specific cartridge assemblies. Alternatively, cartridges using interchangeable collets (tube clamp inserts) provide size range… Continued

Tweco offers consumables for MIG guns

tweco mig guns

Classic Numbered Series MIG guns from Tweco, an ESAB brand, are now available with Velocity consumables. These consumables feature gas ported contact tips that keep the tip 30 percent cooler. They have threadless, drop-in style contact tips and integrate the contact tip seating area directly into the conductor tube. The shielding gas flows from the… Continued

Walter Surface Technologies adds to flap disc line

walter flexsteel

Walter Surface Technologies Inc. launched FlexSteel, a general purpose flap disc for use on steel in light industrial, metal fabrication and construction applications. The flap disc features a zirconia alumina abrasive grain blend that self-sharpens with less pressure, allowing it to maintain a high removal rate on any power tool. The disc is suitable for… Continued

Weld Mold’s remote flood welding solution

weld mold

Weld Mold Co.’s RC-17 fly-by-wire welding process allows operators to perform remote flood welding from the safety of a temperature-controlled environment. Operators are protected from heat, smoke, fumes and radiation. With the RC-17, operators maintain full accountability of weld time while recording the welding process. The software-controlled process offers repeat modes and is fully programmable.… Continued

Miller expands TIG power sources

miller dynasty 800

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. added the Dynasty 800 and Maxstar 800 to its TIG welding lineup. The Dynasty 800 power source is AC/DC TIG and stick capable and rated for 1-in.-thick aluminum and steel. The DC TIG and stick capable Maxstar 800 is rated for up to 1-in.-thick steel. Meter calibration on the machines allows… Continued

Victor launches new gas regulators

victor's gas regulators

Victor, an ESAB brand, introduced its Edge 2.0 heavy-duty, high-capacity single-stage cylinder regulators. The regulators are available for all common gases, including acetylene, propane, oxygen, air, hydrogen, carbon dioxide and inert gases. They feature a 2 1/2-in.-dia. delivery gauge and use a high-contrast, color-coded gauge face that is easy to read. The cylinder pressure gauge… Continued

Dengensha’s lightweight gun

degensha's lightweight gun

Dengensha America Corp.’s High Force Lightweight Reduction Gear X-Gun is good for high-strength steel applications. With its new high-torque reduction gear, it is capable of an electrode force ranging from 4.8 kN to 7 kN. The lightweight design integrates a new structure and a gun arm made from aluminum for a total weight from 90… Continued

Sandvik Materials to divest wire operations

  Sandvik Materials Technology intends to divest its welding and stainless wire operations. These businesses are subject to intense competition and Sandvik Materials Technology does not hold a No. 1 or 2 market position. “The divestment of the welding and stainless wire businesses will make Sandvik Materials Technology more focused on its core operations; advanced stainless… Continued

Global aluminum welding wires market to grow

  Technavio analysts forecast the global aluminum welding wires market to grow at a CAGR of more than 6 percent for 2017-2021. Technavio analysts highlight three factors that are contributing to the growth: increasing demand for lightweight vehicles, for welding wires for repair and maintenance, and for power infrastructure. Aluminum alloys are used for various applications in industries… Continued

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