Welding Equipment & Supplies

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Vibration Welders feature digital frequency drive.

February 27, 2015

Based on solid welded tubular steel frame that eliminates machine failure due to vibration, VW5000 Series has 4 supported rails and 8 bearings. Units come with 15 in. color touchscreen computer with solid state drive. Intuitive user interface software provides real-time graphing of amplitude, pressure, and collapse distance for process evaluation and troubleshooting. Both data and tooling program storage have large memory and ability to download data on external devices via USB port or Ethernet. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Cable Feeding System improves production line flexibility.

February 27, 2015

PreFeeder 4650 offers feeding system for cable processing lines with reels weighing up to 1,320 lb. For facilitated reel handling and accelerated changeovers, all axes are motorized and controlled with usability-optimized, handheld controller. Reel clamping and lifting concept eliminates use of heavy reel shafts and clamps. While one version can feed up to 0.71 in. dia, flexible cables, another version that can feed up to 1.38 in. dia, less flexible cables. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Training System advances students' welding skills.

February 17, 2015

Featuring advanced motion-tracking technology, LiveArc™ System provides students with immediate feedback. Reality-based training system is also available with welding positioning arm for training in out-of-position applications. Using this option, instructors can expand assignments beyond flat/horizontal welding parameters, empowering students to master more advanced welding skills, first in simulation mode and then with live arc. In addition, LEDs on SmartGun optimize sensing ability. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Electronic Components & Devices, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Spatter-Free Electrode welds zinc galvanized, primer coated steel.

February 9, 2015

Available in .035, .045, and 1/16 in. dia, Select 70C-6 ZN consists of carbon steel, composite metal cored electrode that carries E70C-6M-H4 classification per AWS A5.18. Wire provides stable arc with fine spray transfer that produces spatter-free welds at travel speeds to 80 ipm with optimized sidewall fusion. Also, arc stability through both standard CV and pulse parameters enables welding over zinc galvanized and coated carbon steels. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Heavy Duty Welder delivers 520 A with Tier 4 Final engine.

February 2, 2015

Driven by Deutz® 34.8 hp D2.9L4 engine, Vantage 520 SD produces 520 A/30 V at 60% duty cycle and 450 A/32 V at 100% duty cycle. Unit can also deliver 11,000 W single-phase or 17,000 W 3-phase, 120/240 Vac generator power. ArcLink® enables digital communication with wire feeders, while pulsing capabilities provide arc control for out-of-position work. Suitable for extreme environments, Vantage 520 SD handles stick, TIG, MIG, pipe, and flux-cored wire welding as well as arc gouging. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Machinery & Machining Tools

Component Feeding System handles small and SMT parts.

January 27, 2015

With 134 x 152 mm footprint that maximizes lane capacity, StripFeeder System Mini loads short (2–4 in.) strips of tape-and-reel components onto compact modules for prototyping and high-mix, low-volume applications. Removable rails can be mounted to accommodate array of tape sizes in same feeder, and design holds components securely in machined tracks to prevent parts from being miss-picked, flipped in pocket, or lost. Rails can be removed to accommodate components up to 120 mm tape width. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Metal-Cored Wire features low manganese emissions.

January 21, 2015

With low manganese levels, FabCOR Element 70C6 helps companies conform to strict environmental regulations. When paired with 75/25 argon and carbon dioxide shielding gas mixture, wire offers 2.0 mL of diffusible hydrogen per 100 g of weldment. Operating with 90/10 shielding, gas blend yields ≤ 4.0 mL of hydrogen per 100 g of weldment. Available in diameters of 0.045, 0.052, and 1/16 in., FabCOR Element 70C6 simplifies silicon removal and is suited for single- or- multi-pass welding. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Welding Systems provide remote control of power source.

January 16, 2015

By letting welding operators set voltage at weld joint without control cables, XMT® ArcReach™ systems reduce downtime and exposure to safety hazards. Models XMT 350 VS ArcReach (3- or 1-phase power) and XMT 450 VS ArcReach (for 3-phase power) are compatible with Miller SuitCase® X-TREME™ 12 VS or 8 VS ArcReach feeders and provide multiprocess welding capabilities. Operator can precisely set arc voltage at feeder and monitor actual arc voltage and current delivered to weld via digital meters. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Composite Metal Cored Electrode welds aluminized material.

January 8, 2015

Intended for welding of ferritic stainless steel, particularly on thin section, aluminized material, Select FP 409Ti comes in .045 in. dia and provides stable spray arc over diverse current/voltage settings with minimal spatter and no burn-through on thin material. Titanium acts as stabilizing agent to provide oxidation and corrosion resistance. Furthermore, resistance to sensitization reduces chances of stress corrosion cracking when welding over lubricants, oils, and other hydrocarbons. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

MIG Welding System features modular, adaptable design.

December 29, 2014

Designed for semi-automatic welding, Continuum™ 500 provides 500 A of welding power at 100% duty cycle. System features smart digital design that delivers stable arc performance. Accu-Pulse™, MIG, Regulated Metal Deposition, and high-deposition MIG welding capabilities ensure consistent arc starts, as well as arc and weld puddle control with minimized spatter. Using remote connection, operator can view and adjust machine parameters from virtually anywhere via Internet-enabled device. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Fluid Bed Dryer With Inlet Tray prevents infeed blockages.

December 17, 2014

Offered as custom option on new machinery or retrofit for Witte units already in field, airslide inlet tray is installed within infeed section where material enters drying system. Directing heated airstream through openings in stainless steel plate that face downstream and parallel to infeed deck prevents sticky materials from clumping at entry of vibrating fluid bed dryers and coolers. Incoming products begin drying immediately and advance gently and consistently to primary drying zone. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Multiprocess Welder withstands harsh environments.

December 11, 2014

Housed in corrosion-resistant aluminum case, Dimension™ 650 features gouging mode that provides 800 A of usable power. Full 650 A of power at 100% duty cycle makes unit suitable for heavy gouging with 3/8 in. carbons, while optimized short-arc MIG performance offers precision for welding of thin metals. Additional features include input inductor that protects against dirty power and Wind Tunnel Technology™ that directs internal airflow to protect sensitive electronics from dust and dirt. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Fasteners & Hardware

MIG Welding Consumables Platform keeps contact tips cooler.

December 2, 2014

Extending consumable parts life, Velocity™ platform features contact tips with shielding gas ports that keep tip 30% cooler. Gas porting in contact tip, coupled with all-copper conductive path with fewer connections, promotes electrical and thermal conductivity, while running temperature of contact tip reduces ability for spatter to stick. Thread-less, drop-in contact tips can be exchanged without tools, and design employs heat-treated, stainless threaded sleeve. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Electronic Components & Devices

Standard Recovery Rectifiers carry current ratings from 6-25 A.

December 2, 2014

Offered in stud cathode and stud anode versions, high-power standard recovery rectifiers in DO4 package feature vacuum welding technology and are hermetically sealed for use in harsh environments and applications where humidity is present. Peak repetitive reverse voltages range from 100–1,200 V at 125°C case temperature, and non-repetitive peak surge current range is 167–373 A. Design promotes consistent and stable electrical performance while eliminating thermal fatigue.
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Auto-Darkening Welding Helmet integrates air purifying respirator.

December 2, 2014

VIKING™ PAPR (Powered Air Purifying Respirator) 3350 draws air from environment through HEPA filter located on belt and delivers filtered air in breathing zone within 3350 Series auto-darkening welding helmet. Offering dual airflow speed, product is powered via battery capable of sustaining operation through full 8 hr shift without interruption. Adjustable baffling system inside helmet directs airflow away from eyes to avoid dryness, while helmet and belt pack allow unrestricted movement. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Robotic Air-Cooled MIG Guns have re-engineered neck clamp.

November 28, 2014

Offering direct replacement for TOUGH GUN™ G1 Series MIG Gun, TOUGH GUN CA3 features replaceable unicable that promotes extended service life. Outer jacket resists UV radiation and abrasion while inner layer is formulated to resist thermal fatigue. TOUGH GUN TA3, replacing TOUGH GUN ThruArm G1 Series MIG Gun, features Low-Stress Robotic Unicable, which allows for stress-free rotation. Both have re-engineered neck clamp that optimizes consistency of clamping force. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Power Source supports multiple welding processes.

November 26, 2014

Featuring inverter-based design, Aristo® Mig 4004i Pulse with Aristo Feed 3004 or Aristo Feed 4804 wire feeder is used for MIG, pulsed MIG, MAG, MMA, or TIG welding. Electronically controlled power source delivers welding current of 300 A and voltage of 32 V at 100% duty cycle. At 60% duty cycle, figures rise to 400 A and 36 V. Operating from 380–460 V (±10%), 3-phase supply at 50/60 Hz, machine has pulse function for spatter-free welding in aluminum and stainless steel. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Multifunction Butane Torches offer variable temperature control.

November 18, 2014

With torch and standard flame operation, Dremel VersaFlame™ (2200-01) comes with accessories for such uses as brazing, soldering, pipe fitting, and shrinking. Butane tank capacity affords up to 90 min runtime. With cordless design, Dremel VersaTip™ (2000-01) butane soldering iron and precision torch comes as part of 14-piece kit with various tips and accessories for soldering, hot cutting, shrinking, wood burning, and area heating. Both torches have integrated ignition switch. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Plastic Bench Welder utilizes infrared heating arrays.

November 12, 2014

With directed IR system, Model 8050 bonds and seals two thermoplastic parts by bringing joints together under pressure, producing strong hermetic seal. Unit plugs into 120 V outlet and heats up in 1 min. Non-contact IR heating arrays do not need cleaning and require no ventilation because there is no smoke from weld. Measuring 23 x 28 x 32 in., welder can accept open access light screen instead of manual door, accelerating cycle time of operator while still providing emergency shutdown. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Machinery & Machining Tools

Multi-Process Welding Lathe features PLC-based controls.

November 11, 2014

Capable of sub arc, open arc, and gas-shielded welding using single torch, Multi-Process Horizontal Lathe is suited for users that remanufacture slab caster rolls, shell rolls, and mandrel bars. Onboard second torch is provided for bore welding down to 4 in. ID. With adaptive spindle speed compensation, operators do not need to adjust wire-feed speed or spindle speed to accommodate change in diameter. Machine includes 12 in. color HMI and open-naming convention for part configuration storage. Read More