Welding Equipment & Supplies

Welding Equipment & Supplies

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

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Materials & Material Processing

Flux-Cored Wires enable welding in all positions.

November 10, 2014

Designed for welding low-alloy, high-strength steels such as 4130, Dual Shield II 4130 SR is suited for offshore oil and gas topsides requiring corrosion resistance. Dual Shield II 70-Ni1 H4, designed for use under 75% Ar/25% CO2 gas protection, provides low-temperature toughness in as-welded and stress-relieved conditions. Wire produces diffusible hydrogen levels lower than 4 ml/100 g and resists stress corrosion cracking. Both produce weld bead with almost no ripple and very little spatter. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Robotics

Arc Welding Robot reduces need for tracks via extended reach.

November 7, 2014

Available in floor-, wall-, or ceiling-mounted configurations, MA3120 has 6 kg payload, 3,121 mm horizontal reach, and ±0.15 mm repeatability. Integrated through-arm cabling eliminates cable interference, and through hole wrist diameter facilitates integration of pull-torches or welding sensors. While welding utilities can be routed through robot base, wire feeder mounts to upper arm. Other features include Yaskawa Motoman DX200 controller and Functional Safety Unit (FSU). Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Pinch Valve utilizes manual or pneumatic actuator.

November 3, 2014

Designed for shut-off applications, automatic PVG Valve has full bore structure, bubble-tight shut-off, and can be connected to pneumatic system of plant. Inside sleeve is naturally resistant to any scaling which breaks away when valve is closed. It also includes opening tags to ensure valve opens even after long periods of time. Operating with no jamming or clogging, PVG Valve is developed for processes involving abrasion, corrosion, and aggressive slurries. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Multi-Process Welder offers dual input voltage options.

October 29, 2014

Weighing just 40 lb, Power MIG 210 MP performs MIG, DC stick, DC TIG, and self-shield flux-cored wire welding. Portable unit produces 20–140 A DC on 120 V input and 20–220 A on 230 V input, making it suitable for welding 3/8 in. thick steel and stainless materials or 3/16 in. thick aluminum. Designed to handle 4 and 8 in. spools, integrated wire feeder operates at 50–500 ipm. Additional features include push-and-turn digital controls, color display, and all-metal wire drive. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Metal-Cored Welding Wire helps optimize worker safety.

October 27, 2014

Developed in response to EPA regulations and guidelines from ACGIH for manganese exposure limits, Coreweld C6 LF has 50% less manganese content and is designed to reduce manganese levels in welding fumes when compared to standard metal-cored electrodes of same classification. Product offers consistent arc stability, low spatter, and good bead shape. With low diffusible hydrogen level, wire helps avoid hydrogen-induced cold cracking in welding of high strength steel. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Metal-Cored Wires maintain strength after stress-relief hold.

October 22, 2014

Hobart® FabCOR® 4130 SR gas-shielded, metal-cored wire and Hobart SubCOR® 4130 SR metal-cored, submerged-arc welding electrode maintain mechanical properties, such as hardness, during extended periods of stress relief. While deposition rates help increase travel speed and productivity, weld deposit strength and chemistry versatility suit joining and repair applications with various materials. Products are intended for use with DCEP polarity and serve single- and multi-pass welding applications. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Auto-Darkening Welding Helmets weigh just 13 oz.

October 17, 2014

Featuring face forming design for optimized airflow, Freedom 180 and Blaze 180 are equipped with adjustable auto-darkening filter that operates from shade 9 to shade 13. Electronic ADF offers adjustable sensitivity and delay settings, complemented by power-saving, fully automatic power on/off function. Designed with wrap-around shade for 180° field of vision, Freedom 180 Model has stars and stripes graphics, while Blaze 180 Model incorporates bright orange and yellow flames. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Materials & Material Processing

Flux Cored Electrode welds plates with surface contaminants.

October 13, 2014

Available in 3/32 in. dia, Select 70CRP is suited for welding automatic or semi-automatic fillet welds on ship panels, barges, or any structural plate that has been coated with rust-preventive primer or non-coated plate that has rusted. Formulation of this flux cored, carbon steel electrode enables welding on primer and rust with minimal porosity/blowholes. Additionally, wire delivers smooth arc characteristics, minimal spatter, and optimized slag removal. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

High-Speed, Servo-Driven Spin Welder joins small-diameter parts.

October 9, 2014

Capable of orienting part halves relative to each other with positioning accuracy of ±1.0°, HS-OSW runs up to 7,000 rpm and targets manufacturers of components with diameters down to 0.125 in. Dual-speed proportional valve allows pneumatic pressure control, enabling user to program individual settings for initial part approach speed, contact pressure, weld pressure, and cooling pressure in pass code-protected memory. Other features include 6 in. color touchscreen UI and modular design. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Portable Tools

Welding Hand Tools include chipping hammer, multifunction pliers.

October 3, 2014

Radius™ chipping hammer facilitates cleaning and removal of remove slag from any weld. While head includes flat and spiked sides, spiral handle recuses shock. Constructed from drop-forged steel, welding pliers is designed for 6 functions: nozzle and tip installation, wire cutting, nozzle cleaning, spatter removal, and slag hammer. Welper®, designed for use with MIG welding guns, offers 8 functions in one pair of pliers. All three tools aid welding operators regardless of environment. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Robotics

Compact Series Robots suit spot welding applications.

October 2, 2014

With respective payload capacities of 165 and 210 kg, MS165 and MS210 six-axis robots feature DX200 controller, high-speed spot and ARM (Advanced Robot Motion) control function, and 2,702 mm reach with ±0.2 mm repeatability. Gas spring and Sigma-5 motor technology reduce weight and profile. With respective payload capacities of 100 and 80 kg, MS100 and MS80W II robots can utilize Mid-Frequency Direct Current (MFDC) spot guns and offer reach of 2,236 mm and ±0.07 mm repeatability. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Modular Clamp bends to hold parts at any angle.

September 24, 2014

Fully articulated and adjustable, Third Hand Modular Clamp holds parts at any position for hands-free access while user tack welds, cuts, grinds, sands, or paints. Two smooth ball joints allow user to rotate clamp arm 360° and bend arm to any position. Clamp position is securely locked and unlocked with turn of socket head cap screws. Measuring 1 ½ in wide, portable clamp has universal C-Clamp base with 2 in. opening for mounting on any flat, square, or angled surface. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Shielded Electrode is suited for low-temperature stress relief.

September 9, 2014

Offered in .045, 052, and 1/16 in. dia, Select 70C-6 SR consists of E70C-6MJ-H4 gas-shielded, metal cored electrode with properties that promote weldability and minimal slag. This results in smooth arc transfer with maximized arc stability. Also, wire exhibits optimized mechanical properties at temperatures down to -60°F in both as-welded and stress relief condition. Suitable welding applications include rootpass welding of process piping, pressure vessel fabrication, and general fabrication. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Welders/Generators are driven by T4F-compliant diesel engines.

August 26, 2014

Able to handle Stick, TIG, MIG, and Flux-cored wire welding processes as well as Arc gouging, Vantage® 600 SD and Air Vantage 600 SD are driven by Tier 4 Final-compliant Deutz® turbo-charged, 64 hp, TD2.9L4 engine. Both welders incorporate pulsing capabilities, Waveform Control Technology®, and ArcLink® digital communication and produce 600 A/40 V at 60% duty cycle and 575 A/43 V at 100% duty cycle. Also, each can deliver up to 12,000 W 1-phase or 20,000 W 3-phase, 120/240 Vac generator power. Read More