Month: September 2020

Miller’s wireless interface control for engine drives

Miller Electric Mfg. LLC released the Wireless Interface Control as an option on its Trailblazer and Big Blue welder/generators. It allows full control of the machine in the operator’s hand. Operators can remotely adjust amperage and voltage, customize welding programs, turn the welder/generator on and off, select processes and fine-tune the welding arc to tailor arc responsiveness to… Continued

Imperial Systems offers weld fume hood

Imperial Systems Inc.’s Air-Port fume exhaust hood brings several patent-pending design innovations to welding ventilation. The hood accommodates manual and robotic welders, protects people and expensive equipment, and leaves more open floor space in which to work. The product features a two-legged design that supports the arched hood. The two legs contain the hood’s ductwork,… Continued

Bernard and Tregaskiss release catalog

Bernard and Tregaskiss released a joint MIG Welding Guns & Consumables catalog. The 46-page, full-color catalog includes a consumable comparison chart to compare contact tip, nozzle and diffuser types across the brands’ available consumables offerings, along with a consumables and MIG gun series compatibility chart to guide users in their selection. The catalog offers easy-to-read… Continued

Wire Wizard names technical sales expert

Nolan Nowak joined the Wire Wizard Welding Products’ team as a technical sales representative for the Indiana and Illinois region. Based in Central Indiana, Nowak is conveniently located to serve the Southwest Great Lakes region. He brings with him excellent welding expertise as a graduate of Ferris State University’s Welding Engineering Program. Nowak also proudly served… Continued

BrandSafway’s stud welder receives UL and CSA listings

BrandSafway announced its BrandTech Precision Welding (BT-PW) software-driven stud welding machine received Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and Canadian Standards Association (CSA) listings. The BT-PW 1600 system uses a drawn arc welding process to weld special fasteners and anchoring systems for refractory products and other applications. “We pursued these listings to enhance customer confidence in the operational safety and… Continued

HIWT hires new instructor

Hobart Institute of Welding Technology (HIWT) named Benjamin Gibson a skill welding instructor. Gibson is a 2016 graduate from the HIWT Combination Structural and Pipe Welding Program and a veteran of the U.S. Army. He went to work for GE/Unison right after graduation and gained extensive experience in TIG welding on stainless steel and in… Continued

ESAB opens configuration center to support gas lines

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products recently announced that North American distributors and end users have full access to GCE Druva specialty gas equipment. To provide support, ESAB opened a dedicated configuration center at its Denton, Texas, facility. The center will serve the GCE and Victor brands. “The Configuration Center provides build-to-order services for specialty gas equipment… Continued

Xiris hires director of sales, Americas

Xiris Automation named Wassim Younis director of sales, Americas. With a technical background in mechanical engineering, Younis is passionate about the machine vision industry and has a history of providing technology solutions to customers across North America, most recently as a sales manager. Based in Burlington, Ontario, he will be responsible for all sales of… Continued

AWS presents new project

The American Welding Society (AWS) presents a new project highlighting welding as a creative profession in an event titled, “Arc 2 Art.”  The series celebrates women in welding, following two female welding and metal fabricating artists, “Barbie the Welder” and Stephanie Hoffman, as they create a metal sculpture featuring the Statue of Liberty, complete with… Continued

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