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New respirator from Optrel

Optrel announced the e3000X powered air-purifying respirator (PAPR), which is certified to the highest class of breathing protection, removing 99.8 percent of harmful airborne participles to deliver clean, filtered breathing air to welders. The respirator delivers three levels of airflow (240, 210 or 170 L per min.) at twice the efficiency of previous models for… Continued

Xiris releases next-generation camera

Xiris Automation Inc. released its next-generation weld camera, the XVC-700. The lightweight, slim line camera is for integration with welding automation in spaces too small for traditional welding cameras. The camera features High Dynamic Range (HDR) imaging in excess of 140 db, an angled optics head ranging from 0 to 90 degrees and a POE… Continued

Miller updates data monitoring software

Miller Electric Mfg. LLC’s new offering expands the ArcAgent family of products, making the cloud-based Insight Core solution available for any power source. Insight Core systems include a productivity dashboard, providing instant visibility of arc-on time and wire deposition by location, workcell, power source or operator. The quality dashboard is for analysis and reporting of… Continued

Tregaskiss offers new consumables

Tregaskiss designed its new AccuLock R Series Consumables to virtually eliminate cross-threading issues. AccuLock HDP contact tips are available as an option within the series to extend tip life by 10 times or more in certain pulsed welding applications. They are for applications in the automotive, fabrication and manufacturing industries. The coarse threads on the… Continued

ESAB launches robust wire feeder

Launching in the first quarter of 2020, ESAB Welding & Cutting Products’ Robust Feed Pro portable wire feed system has an IP44 protection class rating, which means it is protected against water splashes from all directions, as well as solid objects larger than 1 mm. All controls, power and gas connections are protected inside the… Continued

Rockford Systems adds PPE

Rockford Systems LLC released a new Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) line that includes cut-resistant gloves and sleeves, safety goggles, hearing protection, respirators, reflective clothing and other PPE worn to comply with OSHA regulations and ANSI standards. The products are available for sale on the company’s website. In addition to being able to browse the PPE… Continued

Pferd adds to flap disc lineup

Pferd Inc.’s SG Polifan Z SG Power Steelox flap discs are now available in a 6-in. (Type 29) disc in 40 and 60 grit in 7/8-in. arbor and 5/8-11 hub versions. The high-performance, zirconia alumina Z abrasive handles demanding grinding work, delivering optimum stock removal on high-powered angle grinders even at higher contact pressures. The… Continued

Lincoln Electric welder for multiple applications

The Lincoln Electric Co. introduces the Power MIG 360MP welder. This professional-grade machine combines an easy-to-use interface with a number of advanced welding features. The result is a multi-process workhorse for metal fabrication, maintenance and repair, auto body and light industrial applications. Designed with a 7-in. color display to facilitate smooth communication between operator and… Continued

New fume extraction from Abicor

Abicor Binzel released three new fume extraction units for its xFume VAC series. The all-rounder xFume VAC Flex mobile extraction unit has an extraction arm available in 2 m, 3 m and 4 m that can be positioned so fumes can be extracted directly above the process. The xFume VAC Advanced is a small and… Continued

Fanuc releases new line of cobots

A built-in sensor allows Fanuc America Corp.’s new collaborative arc welding robots to work safely alongside people without the need for guarding. The cobots are equipped with ArcTool application software with an easy programming interface that supports simple and complex applications. It includes features such as weaving, iRVision, seam tracking, thru-arm seam tracking and multi-pass. The welding… Continued

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