Welding Equipment & Supplies

Material Handling & Storage, Welding Equipment & Supplies, Green & Clean

Non-Exploding Fuel Cell Tanks for Military Vehicles; Manned and Unmanned

March 16, 2016

Whether manned or unmanned, ground-defense vehicles benefit significantly from ATL’s Safety Fuel Cell bladder tanks.  These tough, flexible fuel tanks deform on impact, suppress explosions with internal foam baffling, and can be coated for 7.62 self-sealing as well. Constructed of high-tensile rubberized fabrics, ATL’s fuel cell tanks cannot be dented, creased or vibration-cracked the way... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Hover-Davis to Demonstrate New Feeder Solutions at APEX IPC Expo in Las Vegas

March 10, 2016

Hover-Davis, the global leader in the design and manufacture of electronic component and media delivery solutions, will be exhibiting a host of feeder solutions in booth # 2441 at APEX IPC Expo in Las Vegas on March 15-17. Known as The Feeder Company, Hover-Davis will demonstrate its expanded suite of proven component feeders available for custom automation machine applications. New SA Series... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Transportation Industry Products, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Lightweight Bladder Tanks Fueling The UAV Industry

March 3, 2016

Aero Tec Laboratories (ATL) of Ramsey, New Jersey, an AS 9100C registered company, manufactures extremely lightweight yet ultra rugged flexible fuel bladder tanks for the unmanned aerospace industry. Many industry leaders such as AAI/Textron, Boeing, General Atomics and Raytheon, depend on ATL’s bladder tanks to fuel their unmanned projects and provide a lightweight, maximum fuel capacity... Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Weld Head System suits safety critical applications.

February 24, 2016

Designed for applications requiring precise position and force control, Series 320 Electronic Weld Head System features inline and offset opposed electrode configurations. Users can set displacement limits and use weld-to-displacement feature to stop weld precisely during collapse. For integration with PLCs, I/O offers 4 programmable relay outputs. Other features include initial part detection function and displacement limits that facilitate monitoring of initial and final part thickness. Read More

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Metcal to Debut the New USF-1000 Solder Wire Feed System at APEX

February 19, 2016

GARDEN GROVE, CA - Metcal today announced plans to exhibit in Booth #3412 at the 2016 IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place March 15-17, 2016 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Company representatives will show the Metcal USF-1000 Solder Wire Feed System for the first time, along with Metcal's proven rework and repair equipment, including the Scarab Site Cleaning System, Scorpion Rework... Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Martensitic Alloy Electrode suits hardsurfacing applications.

February 10, 2016

Offered in gas-shielded or open-arc versions, SelectWear 58 combines high hardness with abrasion and impact resistance. Metal-to-earth wear welding wire can be put down in multiple layers without cracking. Available in diameters from .035–1/8 in., SelectWear 58 is used in such critical hardsurfacing applications as debarking knives, agricultural tillage tools, chisel plows, dredge components, earthmoving bucket lips, and pipe hardbanding. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Transfer Tanks handle diesel fuel and hydraulic fluid.

February 8, 2016

Featuring fully arc-welded, heavy 14-gauge steel construction, WEATHER GUARD® Transfer Tanks come in 50–110 gallon capacities and in multiple shapes, including L, cube, and column. Interior baffle design minimizes fluid movement and provides extra tank reinforcement, while lockable vented filler cap prevents excessive pressure build-up. Threaded filler neck accepts standard 2 in. threaded pipe. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Submerged Arc Welding System features portable design.

February 5, 2016

Built on mobile platform with fork pockets and caster wheels, self-contained SubArc Portable Welding System utilizes SubArc Digital Series power sources, including DC models from 650–1,250 A and AC/DC model offering 1,000–1,250 A. Positioning of weld head to point of weld is possible through integrated motorized column, manual telescoping boom, cross slides, and 360° column rotation. Motorized column provides 44 in. of vertical travel, while manual boom provides 31 in. of horizontal travel. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Laser Welding System welds clear-to-clear plastic.

January 28, 2016

Incorporating 2-micron laser, Laser Welding System allows clear-to-clear plastic welding without need of any laser absorbing additives. Beam delivery system integrates both programmable multi-axes servo gantry and scan head, supported by proprietary LaserLinQ™ software, which harmonizes action of both components moving beam. CCTV camera integrated within machine enables live weld preview on HMI screen and ability to directly monitor and record welding cycles for further analysis. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Green & Clean

Sonobond Equipment Accommodates Manufacture of New Innovative Batteries

January 25, 2016

Company's Ultrasonic Metal Welders Offer Environmentally Friendly Assembly Method for Next-Generation Energy Storage WEST CHESTER, Pennsylvania – Innovative battery manufacturers are responding to the growing need for affordable and efficient solutions for renewable energy storage.  To accommodate the demand, they are using reliable, cost-effective and environmentally friendly... Read More

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

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, 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 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