Welding Controls & Controllers

Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage, Welding Equipment & Supplies

APEX 30M Wire Feeder comes with digital controls.

October 28, 2016

Controlling and monitoring processes for consistency and logging data for reporting and archiving needs, APEX 30M controller/wire feeder can be combined with HELIX® M85 orbital weld head and Power Wave® S series welder to create versatile solutions. Eliminating additional equipment, like cranes and fixtures, feeder simplifies cable management and can be located 100 feet above welding power source. Applications include power generation and construction. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Optics & Photonics

Laserdyne Announces Improved Process Parameters for Welding Nickel-Based Aerospace Alloys to Meet Stringent Aerospace Airframe and Aero-Engine Requirements

February 1, 2016

Champlin, Minnesota –High quality butt and lap joint welds are possible and practical in a number of common nickel-based aerospace alloys, as demonstrated by Prima Power Laserdyne application engineers. These applications meet the exacting requirements of aerospace, both for airframe as well as for aero-engine applications. Examples show the desirable crown (convexity) of the weld. Each...Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Test & Measuring Instruments

Bosch Rexroth to Exhibit Latest CNC and Components for Highly Productive Machine Automation Solutions at FABTECH 2015

November 9, 2015

Bosch Rexroth will be exhibiting at FABTECH 2015 in booth S2324 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL, November 9-12. The booth will showcase a range of drive and control technologies to help manufacturers improve productivity. Highlights include: Scalable CNC solutions with new multi-touch operator panels Electric and hydraulic drives with multi-Ethernet functionality IP65 cabinet-free...Read More

Controls & Controllers, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Laser Welding Systems feature consistent endpoint control.

March 27, 2015

Used to control operation of LASERDYNE 795 and LASERDYNE 430BD multi-axis laser systems, LASERDYNE S94P includes SmartRamp™ feature which provides consistent endpoint control during laser welding. SmartRamp controls laser parameters in conjunction with motion of beam, producing uniform weld penetration along entire length of weld while eliminating visible endpoints, potential stress-risers, and leak points. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Power Sources and Controllers provide arc stability.

July 15, 2014

Combining digital process control technology with power regulation, SubArc Digital Series includes SubArc DC 650/800 Digital, SubArc DC 1000/1250 Digital, and SubArc AC/DC 1000/1250 Digital. Units can handle Submerged Arc and Electroslag applications, from DC single-arc to multi-wire tandem welding. Series also offers analog and digital interface controls and range of wire drive motors and accessories, including single- and twin-wire torches, narrow gap torches, and internal/external cladding heads. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Welding Equipment & Supplies

MIG Push-Pull Welding Systems target specific industries.

June 6, 2014

In addition to Magnum® PRO AL air-cooled push-pull gun and aluminum drive roll kits, multi-process POWER MIG® 350MP Trailer Manufacturing One-Pak™ includes SuperGlaze 5356 TM™ 3/64 in. diameter MIG wire specifically developed for aluminum trailer manufacturing industry. Another One-Pak® package, specifically targeted toward aluminum automotive collision repair and fabrication, has same components but includes SuperGlaze 5554 3/64 in. diameter MIG wire instead. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Services, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Lincoln Electric Announces Support for Lap Joint on Mild Steel, Aluminum, and Stainless Steel Materials for Virtual Welding Training System

September 13, 2013

Aligns with the VRTEX 360 to the American Welding Society EG2.0: Guide for the Training of Welding Personnel Cleveland – Lincoln Electric will demonstrate the new development of a lap joint for the VRTEX virtual reality arc welding simulation trainer in upcoming events in 2013. The announcement highlights the continued development, support and focus of Lincoln Electric on welding training...Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Control System optimizes high frequency welding.

August 6, 2012

Built upon Variable Frequency Current Fed Invertors, HAZControl(TM) Technology enables company to decide upon optimal weld parameters that define their brand, then uses predictive algorithms to calculate how power, frequency, vee length, and mill speed influence weld. If defined key variables change, HAZControl(TM) Technology guides operator back towards approved HAZ width and geometry. Variable frequency allows operator to control adjustment in 1 kHz increments. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Reis SafetyController - The Unique, Patented Safety Solution

July 25, 2012

SafeProduction demonstrated as the example of a personnel-safe robot control Obernburg, Germany - Reis Robotics demonstrates the capacity of the SafetyController. Particularly complicated weld tasks (i.e., automated build-up welding of worn-out forging and rolling tools) require the presence of an operator in the welding cell of a robot. With the Reis Robotics SafetyController, such tasks can...Read More

Controls & Controllers, Robotics, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Robotic Welding Package suits small to medium operations.

October 6, 2011

Fully configured ArcPack(TM) Lean 1410 includes IRB 1410 robot, IRC5 Compact controller, Fronius TransSteel 3500 power supply and wire feeder, and Tregaskiss 500 Amp air-cooled welding torch. Six-axis robot, specially designed for arc welding, features 5 kg handling capacity with supplementary 18 kg load capacity on upper arm for application equipment. With positional repeatability of ±0.025 mm, IRB 1410 delivers optimal welds in tight, restricted locations. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Materials & Material Processing, Portable Tools, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Miyachi Unitek to Attend FIEE Electrica / Electronic Americas in Brazil

March 22, 2011

Company to feature laser marking, resistance welding and reflow soldering capabilities MONROVIA, CA - Miyachi Unitek Corporation, a leading manufacturer of resistance welding equipment and laser processing systems, announces it will attend FIEE Electrica / Electronic Americas March 28-April 1 in Sao Paolo, Brazil. Miyachi Unitek will showcase its laser marking, resistance welding and reflow...Read More

Controls & Controllers

Wireless Remote Welding Controls minimize tripping hazards.

October 18, 2010

With Wireless Remote Hand and Foot Controls, welders can reposition remote around work area without having to untangle cords. Foot control, designed specifically for TIG welding, allows operator to adjust amperage at point of use. Designed for Stick, TIG, MIG, and Flux Cored welding, hand control lets operator adjust parameters for joint configurations, electrodes, and wire types/sizes at point of use. Both eliminate extensions, cord failures, and associated downtime. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Laser Seam Tracking Probe suits automatic welding machines.

October 14, 2010

Smart Laser Probe is noncontact, seam-tracking system that senses and compensates for any deviation from nominal weld path. Image processing hardware and software are located inside sensor head, while Ethernet backbone communicates between sensor head, touchscreen display, and multifunction I/O board. Operating in temperatures from -40 to +55°C, unit has sampling rate of 30 fps at megapixel camera resolution and can work with reflective metals such as aluminum and stainless steel. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Seam Tracking System optimizes robotic welding systems.

July 2, 2010

Specifically designed for ABB IRC5 controller in heavy deposition welding applications, WeldGuide® III performs weld seam joint tracking during welding process. System utilizes voltage and current sensors to take real-time measurements through welding arc, identifying variations in weld joints and making any adjustments necessary to keep robotic welding torch in joint path. With tracking system automatically adapting to part, WeldGuide III ensures consistent welds. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Welding Equipment & Supplies

System for Welding Cylinders

April 8, 2010

A manufacturer of steel cylinders for fire suppression systems wanted to move from using heavy wall pipe cut to length with end caps welded on both ends. They wanted a new manufacturing line of equipment to produce tanks from raw plate which is rolled, seam welded, end cap welded and then x-ray tested with an output of (5) 24" diameter full length tanks per hour. The pressure cylinders range in...Read More

Controls & Controllers, Welding Equipment & Supplies

New Wave Synthesis Inverter Control

September 17, 2009

Troy, NY (September 10, 2009 -- WeldComputer Corporation continues to remain the technology leader in resistance welding controls and monitors through the introduction of its new inverter wave synthesis control. The WeldComputer wave synthesis inverter represents a major advancement in the control of the resistance welding process in that it is the only control that can interface directly to any...Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Transportation Industry Products, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Miller Introduces Complete DC Sub Arc Solutions

September 5, 2008

With the introduction of the Sub Arc DC Series, Miller offers its first power sources optimized specifically for the DC sub arc process. A digital controller capable of storing 12 programs, a four-wheel drive tractor with digital control for rock-steady travel speeds and complete system components round out the line. Miller provides complete system solutions to meet sub arc needs. ...Read More

Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Wave Height Monitor assists with soldering small parts.

March 28, 2008

Suitable for tight pitch components in high-volume automated production environments, Wave Height Monitor and control module maintain solder wave heights to within ±0.005 in. when intalleed on KISS line of selective soldering equipment. System works with wave nozzle sizes under 6 mm down to 1.5 mm. Combination of height monitoring circuit with nitrogen inerted solder delivery system and nitrogen air-knife incorporates resistive measurements of wave height relative to known reference. Read More

Controls & Controllers

IR Fusion Control completely automates welding process.

March 21, 2007

Controlling all movement and parameters during each phase of welding process, SP110s features automation that eliminates operator influence during fusion process and provides optimal repeatability. Heating element and clamps are precisely controlled and moved by welding equipment. Along with internal electronics and control devices, other features include automated adjustable planing depth and integrated touchscreen. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Welding Equipment & Supplies

ESAB & PLSystems Enter Agreement to Commercialize Hybrid Laser Welder

February 6, 2007

Florence, SC - ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has signed an agreement with PLSystems of Maine enabling ESAB to integrate PLSystems' patented closed-loop control system into their mechanized laser welding systems. The agreement is the result of a four-year collaboration to develop and commercialize a hybrid laser welding system that combines the benefits of laser welding and GMAW. A key...Read More