Welding Equipment & Supplies

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Welding Equipment & Supplies

IGBT Power Modules target TIG welding machines.

January 21, 2016

Built on proprietary Trench PT IGBT technology, half-bridge Models VS-GP100TS60SFPbF, VS-GP300TD60S, and VS-GP400TD60S and single-switch Model VS-GP250SA60S provide extremely low collector-to-emitter voltages down to 1.10 V and turn-off switching energy down to 11 mJ for output inverter stages. RoHS-compliant modules feature operating frequencies to 1 kHz and continuous collector current from 100–400 A. Mounting directly to heatsinks, devices offer low EMI to minimize snubbing requirements. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Welder and Feeder suit construction and shipbuilding markets.

January 20, 2016

Featuring CrossLinc™ Technology, Flextec 350X Multi-Process Welder and LN-25X Wire Feeder use proprietary communications protocol to transfer operator voltage adjustments at feeder to power source hundreds of feet away via copper weld cable. Flextec 350X is rated 300 A, 32 V at 100% duty cycle or 350 A, 34 V at 60% duty cycle. Featuring feed speed range of 50–700 ipm, LN-25X is rated 450 A at 60% duty cycle. Wire diameters range from .023–1/16 in. for GMAW wires and .030–5/64 in. for cored wires. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Submerged Arc Welding Flux is formulated for chrome-moly steels.

January 12, 2016

Formulated to improve weld quality on chrome-moly, creep-resistant steels, SWX 160 provides low-residual content weld deposit to help reduce risk of temper embrittlement in high-temperature applications. This neutral, agglomerated, fluoride-basic flux also helps meet X-factor requirements and provides impact toughness. Resulting slag detaches easily to help minimize post-weld cleaning. Suitable areas of use include power generation, petrochemical refinery, and pressure vessel applications. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Hard Surfacing Electrode suits high temperature applications.

January 8, 2016

Available in 6 diameters from .045–1/8 in., SelectWear 60HC can be utilized in hot wear applications up to 1,100°F. Metal-to-earth wear welding wire is designed to deposit alloy composed of high-density of primary chromium carbides in iron matrix. Offering deposit with high abrasion and moderate impact resistances that relieves itself by cross cracking, electrode is suited for grinding/pulverizing rolls and table segments, wear plates, clad pipe, and dredge pipe shells. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Nickel-Based Tungsten Carbide Hardfacing Alloys withstand wear.

January 6, 2016

Developed for harsh industrial applications, Stoody® products include nickel-based tungsten carbide consumables. These consist of several wire formulations as well as PTA and laser cladding powder products – all designed for optimal abrasion resistance. These stick electrodes, wires, and PTA/laser cladding powders can be used to restore damaged components and overlay parts to extend serviceable life. Diameters range from 1/16–3/32 in., while PTA and laser cladding powders come in 10 lb increments. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Services, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Ultrasonic Weld Tool targets sophisticated medical applications.

December 29, 2015

Catering to medical device manufacturers, MEDIALOG welder meets requirements for ultrasonic assembly processes in sterile environments. Features include stainless steel, cleanroom-compatible surfaces as well as pneumatics and FSC (FDA System Component) operator interface. FSC meets FDA CFR 21 part 11 FDA requirements; includes complete documentation, including all actions performed by authorized users; and records time stamped audit trails. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Welding Equipment & Supplies, Green & Clean

Submerged Arc Flux comes in lightweight, heavy-duty packaging.

December 23, 2015

OK submerged arc welding flux is available with Flux Pack™ packaging, which uses heavy-duty LDPE (low-density polyethylene) material to protect dry agglomerated welding flux against moisture re-absorption from atmosphere. Packaging, by affording extended shelf life, ensures fresh and dry flux is ready to use for high-production SAW applications. Net weight of flux packaging is 50 lb, which helps meet EHS and ergonomic requirements of end users. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Gas Shielded Flux-Cored Wire is suited for 100% Co2 welding.

December 23, 2015

Available in 0.045 in. dia on 33 lb wire baskets, Stoody® 625-T1C is designed for all-position welding of Alloy 625 and dissimilar metals using 100% CO2 shielding gas. Composition of this gas shielded flux-cored joining wire results in all-weld deposit with iron content below 1%, which suits applications requiring corrosion resistance. Classifications include AWS A5.34/A5.34M:2013; ENiCrMo3T1-1; and, ISO: TNi 6625-11. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Gas-Shielded Flux-Cored Wire offers low hydrogen weld deposit.

December 22, 2015

In addition to minimizing risk of underbead cracking, FabCO® 750M provides low diffusible hydrogen weld deposits (3.5 mL per 100 g of weldment) on high-strength applications. Minimized spatter and facilitated slag removal reduce interpass as well as lessen instances of inclusions, while arc characteristics let operators produce smooth weld beads with uniform fusion. Offered in .045 and 0.052 in. dia, wire exhibits impact strength at temperatures down to -60°F and tensile strength of 121 ksi. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Engine-Driven Welder/Generator includes Smart Feeder.

December 18, 2015

With addition of FieldPro™ Smart Feeder, Big Blue® 350 PipePro SF delivers up to 12 kW of single-phase power and can run conventional stick, DC TIG, FCAW, and MIG welding, as well as advanced Regulated Metal Deposition and pulsed MIG processes. Feeder brings complete control to welding operator at joint, optimizing uptime and simplifying parameter adjustments and process changeover. Utilizing standard weld cables, feeder can deliver RMD® and pulsed MIG welding up to 200 ft away from power source. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Welding Powders include PTA and laser cladding consumables.

December 14, 2015

Developed for optimal wear protection, Plasma Transferred Arc (PTA) and laser cladding consumables include ductile nickel-chrome alloy matrix 6031 powder blends, chromium-free 6051 nickel tungsten carbide powder blends, and cobalt-based Stoodite powders. Latter, depending on model, offers medium or high temperature hardness deposit in addition to resistance to abrasive, solid particle erosion, or mechanical wear; impacts; chemicals; and corrosion. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Welder/Generator employs EPA Tier 4 Final-compliant engine.

December 11, 2015

Powered by turbocharged, 4-cylinder, 48.9 hp, liquid-cooled engine, 600 A Big Blue® 600 Pro offers ability to use auxiliary power while welding. Machine provides up to 20,000 W continuous 3-phase power and 12,000 W continuous single-phase power and is designed for jobs that require high output for welding, gouging, and auxiliary power. Along with modular, 4 in., backlit electronic engine display, features include 120 V block heater and automatic glow plugs, and tailorable arc control. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Robotic Welding Power Source offers online integration.

December 8, 2015

Along with optimized arc starts and stability, Aristo® Mig 5000iR offers crater-fill function at weld stop. Built-in robotic interface module and Web server allow remote access by external devices, and WeldCloud™ online data management platform integration, via Wi-Fi, mobile cellular, or hard-wired Ethernet communication, automates activities surrounding welding processes. In addition to MIG, pulse MIG, SuperPulse™, and cored wire processes, 500 A unit supports Swift Arc Transfer (SAT™). Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Portable Wire Feeders reduce scrubbing with drive roll design.

December 2, 2015

With max load of 365 A @ 60% duty cycle, 23.4 x 8.5 x 12.8 in. Warrior® YardFeed 200 provides remote control of voltage and wire feed speed at feeder. Unit holds 8 in. dia spool of wire and runs from .023 in. solid wire to 1/16 in. Flux-Cored wires. Powered off welding arc, MobileFeed 301AVS 21 x 17 x 8 in. voltage-sensing feeder works with any CV or CC welding power supply, handles wire spools up to 12 in., and runs .023–5/64 in. dia wires. Duty cycle is 450 A @ 60%. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

CC/CV Welding System offers multi-process arc performance.

November 25, 2015

Accepting 4 and 8 in. diameter wire spools and running .023–.035 in. diameter wires, Rebel EMP 215ic provides industrial quality arc for MIG, flux-cored, Lift TIG, and Stick welding. Users can switch from 230 V to 120 V primary power by connecting supplied adapter plug. sMIG (smart MIG) function enables users to begin MIG welding just by setting metal thickness and wire diameter. Weighing 40 lb, portable unit features 5-handle roll cage and unibody construction. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Lincoln Electric's Square Wave® TIG 200 Wins 2015 SEMA Global Media Award

November 23, 2015

Panel of top automotive journalists from 15 countries selected the machine as one of the show’s top products Cleveland - Lincoln Electric is pleased to announce that its new Square Wave® TIG 200 welder has won a Global Media Award at the 2015 Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association (SEMA) trade show in Las Vegas. For the sixth year, a panel of top automotive journalists from 15... Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Welding Systems offer actionable insight via software.

November 19, 2015

Continuum™ MIG welder, Dynasty® 280 DX TIG welder, PipeWorx 400 welding system, and SubArc Digital series are available with active and passive welding information management software, Welding Intelligence™, that transforms data into insightful and actionable information. Insight Core™ monitors, collects, and transmits electronic weld data to any Web-connected device, whereas Insight Centerpoint™ provides real-time operator feedback and process control. Read More

Non-Industrial Products, Safety & Security Equipment, Welding Equipment & Supplies

AFT Fasteners Expands Product Line to Include Boss Safety

November 13, 2015

Arlington, TX – AFT Fasteners, a national distributor of fastener and industrial products, recently added the Boss line of safety products to their e-commerce website, www.aftfasteners.com, rounding out their safety product offerings with Boss's extensive catalog of gloves that are smartly designed and built tough to handle a variety of workplace... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Welding Equipment & Supplies

LSP Technologies, Inc. Awarded NAVSEA SBIR to Develop Portable Laser Peening Equipment

November 10, 2015

LSPT is developing an in-service repair for fatigue and stress corrosion cracks on U. S. Navy watercraft using a portable laser peening system. Laser peening addresses the root cause of the repair problem, the stress state leading to crack growth, which is not addressed by current repair methodologies. Existing repair methods for cracked aluminum-hulled watercraft have limitations and risks... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mounting & Attaching Products, Robotics, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Airgas' Advanced Fabrication Technologies Group to Exhibit at FABTECH 2015

November 9, 2015

Airgas Experts to Demonstrate and Discuss New Technologies and Systems RADNOR, PA - Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG), one of the nation's leading suppliers of industrial, medical, and specialty gases, as well as welding gases, consumables, and equipment, and related products, today announced that its Advanced Fabrication Technologies group will attend and exhibit at FABTECH 2015 (Booth #N18031),... Read More