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Recognitions for UR’s education programs

Universal UR

Two recent endorsements of Universal Robots (UR) products and educational curriculum were awarded by the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Institute (ARM) and the State of Ohio’s Department of Education to pave the way for schools and industry to further leverage cobots. UR is the first robotics manufacturer to be selected for ARM’s new endorsement program… Continued

Harry Moser inducted to AME Hall of Fame

Harry Moser

The Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) inducted Harry Moser, president of the Reshoring Initiative, into the AME Hall of Fame during its 2021 international conference. The AME Hall of Fame recognizes industry thought leaders and influencers who support the values, principles and practices found within leading enterprise excellence organizations. “Lean/continuous improvement are keys to making… Continued

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

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