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Filler metal expansion from ESAB

ESAB exaton

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products expanded its Exaton NiCrMo-4 filler metal product line with the introduction of the Exaton Ni56 strip electrode for electro-slag cladding. This nickel chromium molybdenum electrode is for corrosion resistant weld deposits of Ni6276/UNS N10276 type and is good for protecting welded pipes made of low-alloy base materials. The product is for use… Continued

Lincoln Electric expands welder/generator line

Lincoln Electric

Lincoln Electric’s new Ranger 330MPX EFI welder/generator is compact, versatile and features a 330-amp Kohler 25-hp electronic fuel injection engine. The engine’s advanced design ensures quick and easy starts in cold weather with no choke required, improved fuel efficiency, reliable operation and optimal performance in high-altitude applications. Other features include engine-driven weld modes, Crosslinc technology and… Continued

Amada Weld Tech’s new resistance weld checker

Amada

Amada Weld Tech offers a new compact MM-410A handheld resistance weld checker that supports a range of resistance welding technologies, including AC, DC inverter, AC inverter, transistor and capacitive discharge. Featuring a simple and intuitive user interface and color touch panel display, the unit provides information on current, voltage, weld time and force. It is… Continued

Weldcote introduces welding inverter

Weldcote

Weldcote released the Striker 140 welding inverter for stick welding. The machine is a small, compact, single-phase inverter with voltage reduction for direct welding using 1/16-in.- to 1/8-in.-dia. electrodes. It features a voltage reduction device, which reduces the voltage at no-load condition for a safer work environment. It also uses arc force to eliminate electrodes… Continued

New Norton product guide for right-angle grinding

Norton RAG Product Guide N

Norton | Saint-Gobain Abrasives introduced a new 24-page product guide for right-angle grinding. The new guide simplifies proper abrasives selection for varying process steps and materials, including challenging right-angle grinding applications. Explained in the guide, Norton abrasives are classified in Best, Better and Good performance and price tiers to help users choose the right product… Continued

Consumable upgrade from ATTC

ATTC components

American Torch Tip Co. (ATTC) introduced a HelioCut patent-pending consumable upgrade for Powermax 45XP, Powermax 65 and Powermax 85 plasma cutting systems. The design decreases consumable wear, increases lifespan and allows for an improved current path. The kit is available in three versions: 45, 65 and 85 amp. The kit includes two electrodes, two nozzles and… Continued

Novarc opens second location

Novarc

Novarc Technologies announced the opening of a second location in North Vancouver. The new location features 10,000 sq. ft. and will house the company’s expanding operations team and enable increased production capacity and faster delivery times. “We are very excited to announce the opening of our second location,” said CEO Soroush Karimzadeh. “We have been fortunate… Continued

Fein Power Tools joins IWDC

fein-power-tools

Fein Power Tools Inc. joined the Independent Welding Distribution Cooperative (IWDC) as a vendor partner. “We look forward to a successful partnership with IWDC and are excited to bring our extensive range of metalworking power tools to its membership,” said Bill Craig, president, Fein US. The company offers metalworking solutions that metal fabricators and welders… Continued

HIWT hires new manager

HIWT Greg Shields

The Hobart Institute of Welding Technology (HIWT) welcomed Greg Shields as compliance and student services manager. Shields comes to the school with more than 16 years in higher education serving as campus director, campus president and regional director of operations of various institutions. “It is an honor to be part of an institution that has… Continued

AWS migrates exams to computer-based testing

AWS

Over the past few years, the American Welding Society (AWS) has been migrating its paper-based certification examinations to computer-based tests (CBT). The most recent certification exam to move is the certified welding engineer (CWEng) exam. Those seeking to sit for the four-part exam may now do so at any Prometric exam center worldwide. The move… Continued

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