ESAB Flexible Plasma Cutting ESAB Welding & Cutting Products introduces its A-Series air-plasma systems for automated and mechanized cutting. The units provide an 80 percent duty cycle and production cutting and piercing capacities ranging from 1/4 in. to 5/8 in. They feature a CNC interface connection that offers “start/stop,” “OK to move” and divided arc… Continued
Weld Revolution Makes Appointment Weld Revolution appointed Bryan George director of business development covering the United States and Canada. George will be responsible for identifying and leading strategic business development and implementing commercial strategies and strategic alliance opportunities. His 30-plus years of experience in the welding and lean manufacturing industries provide a sound background in… Continued
Saw Flux For Chrome-Molly Steel Hobart Brothers Co. formulated its 160 submerged arc welding (SAW) flux to improve weld quality on chromemoly, creep-resistant steels. This neutral, agglomerated, fluoride-basic flux provides a low-residual-content weld deposit to help reduce the risk of temper embrittlement in high-temperature applications, making it suitable for power generation, petrochemical refinery and pressure vessel applications. It is also usable in step-cooling applications and for SAW… Continued
ESAB Meets Buy America Requirements ESAB Welding & Cutting Products offers a line of welding filler metals that meet the Buy America provision and are eligible for use in public projects funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The Buy America provision requires the use of U.S.-made products for projects funded by the U.S. government and procurements made by U.S.… Continued
NEW SUBMERGED ARC ELECTRODE RESISTS CORROSION Select-Arc Inc. introduces SelectWear 410NiMo-S hard surfacing martensitic stainless steel wire. The wire is a tubular submerged arc welding electrode that produces a tough, abrasion-resistant deposit that has good corrosion and thermal fatigue resistance. Available in 3/32-in., 7/64-in. and 1/8-in. diameters, SelectWear 410NiMo-S is utilized in such critical hardsurfacing applications as pinch rolls,… Continued
YASKAWA NAMES NEW PERSONNEL Yaskawa Motoman hired Scott Jenkins (right) as vice president of North American sales and marketing. Jenkins was formerly senior vice president of sales and marketing for ITW Welding Group. Doug Burnside (left) was promoted to vice president of customer satisfaction. Burnside has been with the company for 10 years. Doug Schenher… Continued
Now that the New Year is in full swing, the team at Techgen Media is incredibly proud to launch this first issue of Welding Productivity. In fact, we couldn’t possibly think of a better way to kick off 2015.