Month: May 2020

PTG introduces dual head friction stir welding

Precision Technologies Group (PTG) released dual weld-head friction stir welding models for use in the volume production of automotive battery tray floor assemblies from extruded aluminum panels. Aimed directly at manufacturers of skateboard chassis structures, the dual weld-head process ensures that a tight weld-flatness tolerance is achieved during battery tray floor construction. The machines provide… Continued

TIG welding system from Fronius

Fronius USA LLC’s TransTig 170/210 manual TIG welding system is for an extensive range of functions. The welding system is particularly good for mobile applications, as it’s lightweight and easy to handle. Despite the small dimensions and low weight of less than 10 kg, the welders offer all the important setting options that are otherwise… Continued

Destaco launches power clamps

Destaco offers Model 84A40-1/84A50-1 power clamps that firmly hold sheet metal together during critical assembly applications, such as welding. The individually adjustable arm opening angles and tolerance compensation feature allow for maximum flexibility. The standard opening angle of the clamp is 90 degrees, but the opening angle of both arms is independently adjustable. Three sets… Continued

Xiris releases weld camera software

Xiris’ latest version of WeldStudio software includes new functions to support its weld cameras. The Pre-Recording Buffering feature captures the beginning of a weld easily with a pre-recording buffer that caches up to 10 sec. of video. Three new Advanced Edge Detectors help highlight subtle features in the welding environment that are not easily seen… Continued

HGG offers flexible cutting machine

HGG’s MPC 450 2.0 multi-profile cutting machine offers three basic flexible machine configurations. Users can configure it to cut pipes, positioning material on pipe supports and clamping it in three chuck jaws; to cut box sections, positioning material on pipe supports in specially designed rotators and then clamping it in two diagonally opposite jaws of… Continued

TIG inverter from ESAB

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products introduced the Miniarc Rogue ES 180i Stick/Lift TIG inverter with professional arc performance and controls such as adjustable hot start, adjustable arc force and power factor correction. The unit weighs 18.2 lbs.; measures 13.5 in. by 6 in. by 10.4 in.; delivers a maximum output of 180 amps at 25 percent… Continued

Coherent offers high output in one package

Coherent Inc.’s HighLight DL HPS is an industrial diode laser that offers 1 kW to 4 kW power output in a compact, self-contained package. It is useful for systems integrators and end users performing metal cladding, heat treating, brazing and welding. The laser head, power supply, water chiller and heat exchanger are all contained in… Continued

Kemppi receives Red Dot award

Kemppi was recognized at the 2020 Red Dot Awards for two product designs in welding equipment, the MasterTig welding equipment and Flexlite welding torch. The products showcase the added value of modularity and enhanced user experience arising from comprehensive design principles. “In welding equipment, creating a good and innovative design goes far beneath the surface,” said Omkar… Continued

Wire Wizard offer modular training

Wire Wizard offer modular training Wire Wizard Welding Products announced online registration is open for its Wizard Tech Modular Training Program to learn about new products, tools and techniques to solve tough welding challenges. This comprehensive online training system includes a series of training modules that cover everything from wire dispensing basics to optimizing equipment for… Continued

PMA elects board chairman

The Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) elected Troy Turnbull, president and CEO of Grandville, Mich.-based Industrial Innovations Inc., as 2020 chairman of the PMA board of directors. “My top priority is to work with PMA President David Klotz and his staff to help our members navigate through this uncertain time,” Turnbull said. “PMA has been doing… Continued

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