Welding Supplies & Accessories

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

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

Materials & Material Processing, Machinery & Machining Tools, 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

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

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Materials & Material Processing

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

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Electronic Components & Devices

Submerged Arc Electrode is resistant to corrosion.

November 5, 2015

Available in 3/32, 7/64, and 1/8 in.dia, SelectWear 410NiMo-S hardsurfacing martensitic stainless steel wire produces tough, abrasion-resistant deposit that exhibits resistance to corrosion and thermal fatigue. This tubular submerged arc welding electrode is suited for use in such hardsurfacing applications as pinch rolls, caster rolls, and idler rolls. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Optics & Photonics

Auto-Darkening Filter promotes visibility for welders.

October 15, 2015

Equipped with optics that enhance detail, contrast, and color, Speedglas™ Auto-Darkening Filter (ADF) Kit 9100XXi improves experience for welders using 3M™ Speedglas Welding Helmet Series 9100. External grinding feature lets welders seamlessly switch into grinding mode. Also, welders can access 2 pre-set welding modes via external button on helmet's silver front panel; removal of safety gloves or helmet is not required. Grab and go feature automatically turns welding filter on to last setting.
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Materials & Material Processing, Welding Equipment & Supplies

T-8 Electrode offers low temperature toughness.

October 6, 2015

Available in 1/16, .072, and 5/64 in. diameters, Select 78-Ni1 exhibits smooth globular transfer and optimized bead shape. Carbon steel, flux cored, self-shielded electrode operates on straight polarity (DCEN) with no external shielding gas. Providing fast freezing slag that facilitates welding in all positions, Select 78-Ni1 is utilized in critical structural applications such as offshore platforms, shipbuilding, heavy wall tubular construction, and general fabrication. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Thermal Shutoffs shut down pneumatic control systems.

August 28, 2015

With resettable memory shape alloy, FireChek® Thermal Shutoffs can be used to automatically shut down pneumatic control system when nearby fire occurs, or when ambient temperature reaches 135, 150, or 165°F. When FireChek senses excessive heat, it immediately closes air supply line preventing air from feeding fire, and simultaneously vents spring return actuator to allow return to fail-safe. FireChek® with Quick Exhaust and FireCheck® PLUS Pilot Valves are also available. Read More

Vision Systems, Welding Equipment & Supplies, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Welding Nozzle protects weld zone and laser beam delivery optics.

August 24, 2015

Enhancing laser welding abilities of 3- to 7-axis 795, 430 BD, and 430 Vera laser processing systems, SmartShield™ lens and nozzle assemblies protect against excessive oxidation in weld area. High-velocity gas barrier prevents metal sparks from weld zone contaminating protective lens cover slide, and cross-jet does not contaminate or otherwise interfere with welding shield gas. Focusing lens/shield gas assemblies can be changed to vary focused spot size or from welding to cutting or drilling. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Welding Equipment & Supplies, Electronic Components & Devices

FCAW-G Electrode is designed for shipbuilding.

August 4, 2015

With minimal spatter and fume generation rates, UltraCore® HD Marine gas-shielded, flux-cored wire electrode enables flat bead shape when welding at high deposition rates in all positions. Consumable meets such shipbuilding standards as ABS, DNV, LR, and BV and comes in 15 lb spool package that facilitates handling and fosters mobility. Along with deposition rates up to 12 lb/hr out-of-position, features include arc stability with 100% CO2 shielding gas. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Orbital Welding Power Supply increases operational efficacy.

July 28, 2015

With lack of openings on top surface preventing small items from falling into printer/CPU section, M217 WDR incorporates 12.0 in. Hi-Res color touchscreen, 2 USB ports, and thermal printer. Connections are positioned to facilitate spacing for weld heads and accessories, and component layout facilitates service. Capable of 5–150 A of welding power and auto-switching between line voltages of 110 and 220 V, 100% duty cycle rated supply employs DC voltage supplies with MTBF of 100,000 hr. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Materials & Material Processing

Flux-Cored Wire provides low-temperature impact toughness.

June 29, 2015

Offered in 0.045, 0.052, and 1/16 in. dia, FabCO® 812-Ni1M wire can be used for all-position welding in single- or multi-pass applications. Low alloy wire, operating with shielding gas blend of 70%–80% argon and balance of CO2, creates welds with tensile strength of 93,000 psi and yield strength of 80,000 psi. Meeting NACE requirements, wire creates weld deposit containing <1% nickel and <248 HV10 hardness. Product exhibits minimized diffusible hydrogen levels and moisture pickup. Read More

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

Hot Work Pad features modular, customizable construction.

June 24, 2015

Composed of fiberglass insulation mat between 2 layers of fiberglass fabric that is coated with specially formulated black silicone compound, 3-in-1 Fire Quilt™ can be used as FM-Approved curtain, blanket, or pad when welding, grinding, or brazing. Each 4 x 4 ft pad comes with grommets on one side for hanging for vertical work. Reusable and transportable, product repels water, grease, and dirt and is approved for all hot work in accordance with NFPA 51B requirements. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Metal-Seated Ball Valves suit severe service applications.

June 23, 2015

Providing tight shutoff, Fisher® Z500 Ball Valves protect critical assets in demanding applications. Bi-directional sealing design offers solution to process back pressure and shutoff requirements in both flow directions, safeguarding control valves and other equipment in line. To help eliminate leak paths and withstand extreme temperature changes, valves have integral metal seat and self-energized metal body gasket. Live-loaded packing, side-mounted brackets, and fixed centerlines minimize wear. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics

3D Scan System enables flexible seam width welding with zoom axis.

June 23, 2015

Managing laser fine-positioning for remote welding, intelliWELD II FT has integrated zoom axis that allows dynamic, step-less varying of spot size up to x1.5 accompanied by uniform intensity distribution. Scan head feature include sealed housing, encapsulated optical path, and replaceable protective window, and protective window monitoring is also standard. Galvanometer scanners minimize position drift, and optical components accommodate disc and fiber lasers with up to 8 kW power. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Stick Electrodes suit vertical-down pipe welding.

June 10, 2015

Intended for use on 70–90 ksi pipe, Pipeliner® LH-D 80, 90, and 100 Stick Electrodes have durable coating that stays intact without breaking during shipping and in use. SMAW electrodes meet H4R low hydrogen and moisture resistant requirements. Suitable for welders of all experience levels, electrodes exhibit optimized puddle control and no spill at bottom of pipe. Products are Q2 lot controlled and tested with actual deposit composition and mechanical properties for each lot. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Hardsurfacing Electrode maintains sharp edges.

June 5, 2015

Intended for welding components required to maintain sharp edge, SelectWear M7 offers high hardness (2 layers – RC60-65) with balanced abrasion and impact resistance. Deposit is magnetic, will not cross check, and is not readily machinable. Available in .035, .045, 1/16, 7/64, and 1/8 in. dia, this iron-based, martensitic, high-molybdenum, high-speed, tool steel alloy electrode can be used for welding on hot and cold dies, shear blades, tire shredders, and cutting/shaving knives. Read More