Month: November 2021

Norton’s felt polishing discs

Norton|Saint-Gobain Abrasives Rapid Polish felt polishing discs feature premium quality, pressed, hardened, thick felt material for creating smooth surfaces with single digit Ra and mirror finish shine. At 2,000 to 3,000 RPM, the discs stay cool and do not produce vibration, ensuring optimal finishes. Soft felt material makes the discs ideal for final finishing. They… Continued

Lincoln Electric announces new wire feeder

Lincoln Electric released its new Activ8x Pipe portable wire feeder. Designed with weld processes specifically optimized for pipe welding, the wire feeder allows welders to take the company’s root-to-cap weld processes – including STT Field and Pulsed MIG – out to the jobsite or right of way. The rugged and compact design provides durability to withstand the… Continued

Weldcote expands welding helmet line

Weldcote offers new models of its Ultraview Plus and Klearview helmets and a new Econoview line. Ultraview Plus helmets feature an optical clarity classification of 1/1/1/1 along with an improved viewing area of 3.94 in. by 3.28 in. The helmets feature cutting edge graphics in three versions. Klearview helmets offers a 3.94 in. by 2.36… Continued

Amada Weld Tech offers spot welding power supply

Amada Weld Tech’s DC-H3000A DC spot welding power supply is for high-precision micro-joining applications. It is for use in the medical device industry and other applications where the highest levels of accuracy, process control and traceability are required. The switching system architecture of the power supply provides high levels of DC current purity with ultra-low… Continued

Weld water detection system from Turck

Turck launched a new weld water detection system that helps protect the critical cooling processes during robotic spot welding applications. This automated solution is ideal for robotic spot welding systems in machine tools, automotive and Tier 1 welding applications. Communication via IO-Link offers improved monitoring and control due to its ability to track and monitor… Continued

ESAB launches robust wire feeder

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products’ Robust Feed U82 wire feeder accepts 8-in.- and 12-in.-dia. wire spools and works with Aristo 500ix and Aristo Mig 4004i Pulse power sources for MIG, pulsed MIG, flux-cored and TIG welding, as well as carbon arc gouging. The PreciDrive wire drive system delivers better arc starts and stops without backlash… Continued

HGG appoints western sales manager

HGG Profiling Equipment appointed Brandon Welch western states sales manager. Welch will have responsibility for new machinery sales, as well as service and support for customers west of the Mississippi. He will also be actively involved in new business development and key account management. Welch will work out of HGG’s Houston headquarters. His background includes… Continued

Technical applications manager rejoins Weiler

Weiler Abrasives announced Pete Hutchinson rejoined the company as technical applications manager. “We are pleased to welcome Pete back to Weiler Abrasives,” said Scott White, director of product management. “In addition to his previous tenure as a product application engineer and manager, he is bringing several years of external project and product management to the… Continued

Praxair changes name to Linde Gas & Equipment

Linde announced that its U.S. distribution business, Praxair Distribution Inc., legally changed its name to Linde Gas & Equipment Inc. At the same time, Linde Gas North America LLC merged into the new company. The change capitalizes on the strength of the Linde name and aligns with the “one Linde” philosophy adopted when Linde AG… Continued

Airgas announces changes to executive team

Airgas Inc. named Marcelo Fioranelli chief executive officer. Fioranelli has nearly 30 years of experience in the industrial gas industry in countries such as the United States, Brazil and China, with specialization in strategy, general management and business development, with a focus on large industries, industrial merchant, electronics and healthcare. Also, Jay Worley was appointed… Continued

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