Robotic welding cell from Fronius

Fronius USA LLC’s FRW robotic welding cell welds many components, increases productivity and delivers a ROI within a reasonable period of time. There are three types of welding cell to choose from, with the difference lying in the design of the rotary positioners. Robots, positioners and controls are installed on a single platform, which facilitates… Continued

ESAB releases PQR/WPS management software

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products introduced WeldCloud Notes PQR/WPS document management software. Fabricators can track the productivity of individual welding systems and welders, register weld seam data and manage the calibration records for an entire fleet of welding machines. The software enables companies to maintain quality and compliance while managing PQR and WPS documents in one place;… Continued

O2 generator from Peak Gas Generation

Peak Gas Generation launched the i-Flow oxygen gas generator to add to its i-Flow range of nitrogen gas generators. Based on pressure swing adsorption technology, the generator utilizes a synthetic zeolite molecular sieve, producing industrial grade oxygen gas with up to 95 percent purity and maximum flow rate of 576 L per min. It is… Continued

AWS launches educator video course

The American Welding Society (AWS) announced the Instructional Strategies for Welding Educators video course for welding instructors looking to develop a stronger teaching foundation, create more effective curriculum and incorporate pedagogical best practices in the classroom and welding lab. The course is also geared toward administrators and decision-making personnel at any learning institution striving to establish a… Continued

Thermal Dynamics releases plasma power source

Thermal Dynamics’s Ultra-Cut 130 XT high-precision plasma power source has a cutting output of 130 amps at 100 percent duty cycle and is optimized for piercing and cutting 3/4 in. steel, stainless and aluminum. The system cuts 3/4 in. steel at 52 ipm and 1/2 in. steel at 85 ipm. It has a maximum cut and pierce… Continued

Amada Weld Tech introduces AC inverter power supplies

Amada Weld Tech’s MIB-300A and MIB-600A AC inverter welding power supplies offer increased control resulting in more exact heat input and quality welds. The units use inverter technology with pulse width modulation to produce and simulate an AC waveform. They can produce an AC frequency from 50 Hz to 500 Hz, which allows precise energy delivery… Continued

Lincoln Electric releases stick electrode

Construction of Lincoln Electric's new welding school.

The Lincoln Electric Co. introduced the Excalibur 7018 XMR low-hydrogen stick electrode that offers low moisture content even after 24 hours of exposure – remaining below the moisture content limit for 15 hours more than required under the AWS’s AWS A5.1. The electrode is for general fabrication in many industries, including structural, pipeline, chemical processing and… Continued

Miller Electric’s remote solutions for engine drives

Miller Electric Mfg. LLC released Remote Start/Stop on Bobcat welder/generators and the Remote Output Panel Kit for engine drives to help operators reduce exposure to potential jobsite hazards. The Remote Start/Stop allows operators to easily turn the machine on and off remotely, so it only runs when needed. Operators can save up to $1,500 in fuel costs per year… Continued

Coherent debuts fiber technology

Coherent Inc.’s HighLight FL4000CSM-ARM fiber laser enables advanced welding capabilities for high thermal conductivity metals. The laser overcomes limitations such as unstable welds due to welding head wear and a large heat-affected zone caused by ultrasonic or standard fiber laser welding. With the dual beam output (center beam surrounded by a ring beam), the center… Continued

Xiris upgrades website to support video library

Xiris Automation Inc. rebuilt its website with an enlarged weld video library that now contains almost 500 videos of actual weld processes taken with its cameras. The video collection includes samples taken from MIG, TIG, laser, electron beam, plasma and stick welding applications on various substrate materials shown in monochrome and color. The new website… Continued

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