Welding Supplies & Accessories

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

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Welding Helmets offer 13.4 in.² widescreen viewing area.

June 3, 2015

Along with viewing area that eliminates tunnel vision, Digital Infinity™ Series features headgear with oversized comfort cushion that provides adjustability, settings, and support. Info-Track™ lens technology, which tracks and displays arc time, also lets operator set time, alarm, and timer. Helmets also feature 4 arc sensors and 4 modes: weld, cut, grind, and X-Mode. Latter prevents sunlight from darkening lens before welding starts and low-amperage lens opening from obstructed sensors. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Aluminum Welding Wire feeds smoothly, does not produce shavings.

May 12, 2015

Available as standard in 1/16 and 3/64 in. dia, SuperGlaze® HD delivers steady wire feed from payoff to arc and eliminates wire shavings for uniform and uninterrupted weld. Elimination of shavings from feeding process also reduces gun chatter and burnbacks. Suitable areas of use include heavy-duty applications where wire feeding can prove challenging and arc performance is critical. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Butterfly Valve meets variety of process application needs.

May 12, 2015

Offering selection of disk seals, actuator designs, and material combinations, Fisher® 8590 meets plant-wide throttling and on-off requirements. Several dynamic disk seals are available to meet temperature conditions ranging from low-to-moderate up to 1,000°F. Pressure-assisted design provides tight bidirectional shutoff. Utilizing lugged body design across CL600 size range of NPS3–NPS24, valve can incorporate splined shaft that accepts either spring-and-diaphragm or pneumatic piston actuator. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Arc-Stable Stainless Steel Electrode reduces burn-through.

May 5, 2015

Due to its stable arc characteristics, Select 430LCb-Mod promotes accelerated travel speeds with reduced burn-through and spatter. Chrome content, combined with stabilization from niobium and titanium, provides heat and corrosion resistance similar to base materials which are welded. Available in .045, .052, and 1/16 in. dia, this metal cored, ferritic electrode also handles poor fit-up and gaps, is enhanced for weld applicability, and fosters welding of thinner materials. Read More

HVAC, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Cartridge Dust Collector operates at 800 cfm.

April 29, 2015

Featuring compact 8 ft³ design, SideKick BT Series can remove fumes and dust from up to 2 workstations with no venting required. System features polyamide impeller for quiet operation, reverse pulse filter cleaning, and minihelic differential pressure filter gauge. Powered by 1.5 hp, 110 V single-phase TEFC motor, SideKick BT Series can be direct-piped or used with moveable extraction arms. It can also be wall mounted or free standing, accommodating space-restricted workstations. Read More

Waste Handling Equipment, Welding Equipment & Supplies, HVAC

Extraction/Filtration Systems remove fumes, dust, smoke.

April 17, 2015

Able to be flexibly adapted to various process conditions, ULT 1500 and ULT 2500 remove and filter hazardous substances in dust, laser fume, and welding smoke. Geometry of conic filter cartridges increases filter performance and cleanability, and dust deposits are collected directly in 70 l removal container for low-contamination disposal. Rotary nozzle dedusting reduces compressed air consumption, and filtered air can be fed back to working area to avoid heat loss. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Safety & Security Equipment

Welding Goggles feature extreme low-profile design.

April 10, 2015

With low profile design, Weld-Mask™ Auto-Darkening Goggles allow welding in restricted spaces where traditional helmets would be limited. Tight fitting eye covering blocks out light from welding or cutting arc, while flame-retardant head cover provides protection against UV/IR rays and light spatter. Available with shade numbers of 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, and 13, goggles provide 1,000 hr of battery life. Two sensors and switching speed of 1/15,000 seconds ensure consistent protection. Read More