Month: September 2019

Amada releases new resistance spot welding power supply

Amada Miyachi America, Inc. announces the DC2013-T Series high performance resistance spot welding power supply. The DC2013-T Series combines touch panel integrated database process control and monitoring with ultra-high duty and low ripple 3000 A DC output. It is ideal for such applications as crimping weld connectors, making pre-compacted wire to terminal connections, and projection welding dashboard switches. It… Continued

Management software from Fronius

Fronius USA LLC introduced a software solution for user management of TPS/i welding systems. With Central User Management, user rights are now assigned from one central location, saving time and effort. System administrators simply decide which employee is assigned what access rights on their designated welding systems. The respective welder logs in to the TPS/i… Continued

Updated MIG consumables from Tweco

Tweco, an ESAB brand, introduced the Tweco Velocity2 series of MIG consumables for its Spray Master and Tweco Classic Number Series MIG guns. The conductor tube has three enhancements, starting with producing it from a single piece of copper with machined threads to securely hold the contact tip and nozzle in place. An O-ring prevents… Continued

Xiris weld cameras supported on Linux

Xiris Automation Inc. released its WeldSDK for Linux operating systems. The software development kit allows developers to create their own programs to integrate Xiris weld cameras into their equipment. It incorporates camera controls, image recording and playback, and various image processing functions. By supporting Linux, Xiris can now provide users with the ability to process… Continued

Laser Research Optics’ debris shields for lasers

Laser Research Optics introduced a new line of sapphire cover glass windows that reduce focus shift and are for use as debris shields on 1064-nm cutting and welding lasers. They have lower bulk absorption with about 30 times higher thermal conductivity than fused silica protection glasses. The A/R coatings on both sides provide transmission of greater… Continued

Wire brushes from Pferd for mill scale removal

Pferd Inc. diamond-coated wire brushes are for removing localized heavy mill scale prior to welding in hard-to-reach areas. They are also for other heavy-duty surface conditioning applications and for blending machining marks and generating distinct scratch patterns. The brushes can be used on all metals, such as steel, stainless steel and aluminum. They have extended… Continued

Tregaskiss updates gun configurators

Tregaskiss updated the online configurators for its Tough Gun CA3 robotic air-cooled MIG gun, Tough Gun TA3 robotic air-cooled MIG gun and Tough Gun TT3 reamer robotic nozzle cleaning station. The new mobile-friendly configurators allow users to quickly and easily customize robotic MIG guns and the reamer for their exact application. The new version provides… Continued

Parker offers tubing for weld spatter protection

The Parflex division of Parker Hannifin Corp. announced 95FR MicroWeld tubing for low- to medium-pressure air and water supply lines where weld spatter protection is required. The tubing’s double-wall design has a flame-resistant jacket made from a material that meets the UL94 V-0 standard. The polyurethane core tube offers hydrolytic stability, ensuring the tubing does… Continued

HIWT announces new pipe course

Hobart Institute of Welding Technology added a Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Stainless Steel 2” Pipe (GTA111) course to its current offerings. This course is designed to prepare students for employment in stainless steel pipe welding industries. During the course, students will learn about the welding characteristics of stainless steel as well as how to properly… Continued

Portable wire feeder from Lincoln

The Lincoln Electric Co. introduced the LN-25X, a portable industrial wire feeder with CrossLinc and True Voltage Technology. Designed for construction, pipe, metal fabrication, shipbuilding and rental fleet applications, the feeder provides greater control with fewer cables to drastically reduce movement. It is designed with a variety of features to improve the welder’s experience, whether they’re in… Continued

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