Welding Supplies & Accessories

Materials & Material Processing, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Flux-cored Wire offers high feed speed potential.

May 20, 2016

Available in 3/32 in. diameter, FabCO® 85HXP Wire optimizes deposition rates and travel speeds, particularly when welding thick materials up to 6–8 in. Gas-shielded flux-cored wire operates with 100% CO2 and has AWS classification of E70T-5CJ H4. Low hydrogen levels help mitigate cracking risks and rework. Wire is suited for flat and horizontal welding of earth moving equipment, non-alloyed and fine grain steels, as well as manufacture of equipment for use in severe service conditions. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Wire Feeder suits heavy and general fab applications.

May 4, 2016

Featuring flexible, modular design, Flex Feed® 84 delivers consistent feeding over long conduit runs with large-diameter wires up to 3/32 in. or cored wires up to .120 in. Single-bench, dual-bench, and boom-mount configurations can be converted as workspace requirements change. Patented MaxTrac® wire drive has rugged, cast-aluminum feed plate that protects wire and ensures consistent feeding. Equipped with digital meters, feeder displays actual voltage and current during welding. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Arc Flash Head Protection

April 27, 2016

Performance, Protection Selection! National Safety Apparel® is pleased to feature a wide variety of flame resistant and arc flash stocked head protection. Whether you need protection from extreme temperatures or a multitude of hazards, we have you covered. We offer a wide variety of complete head protection kits with an assortment of styles, fabrics and protection levels. Arc flash... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Low Manganese Wires help meet environmental regulations.

April 19, 2016

In addition to low manganese levels, FabCO® Element 71C and 71M offer optimized out-of-position capabilities, enabling welding operators to create quality welds regardless of joint placement. Gas-shielded flux-cored wires produce low spatter levels and have fast-freezing, easy-to-remove slag. Available in diameters of 0.045, 0.052, and 1/16 in. on 33 lb fiber spools, Element 71C is formulated to operate with 100% CO2 shielding gas, while Element 71M operates with 75–90% argon and balance of CO2. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Two Kimberly-Clark Professional Products Recognized for Excellence

April 8, 2016

Jackson Safety Airmax Elite Powered Air Purifying Respirator and the Truesight II Auto-darkening Filter Welding Helmet Named Winners in Plant Engineering's 2015 Product of the Year Awards ROSWELL, Ga. – Kimberly-Clark Professional announced today that the Jackson Safety Airmax Elite Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) and the Truesight II Auto-Darkening Filter (ADF) Welding Helmet... Read More

Non-Industrial Products, Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Yaskawa Motoman's Strategy for Robotics Education is Strategy for the Economy

April 1, 2016

Dayton, OH — Successful workforce development and sustainable economic growth depend on close alignment of STEM education, certification and training with the needs and expertise of industry leaders. Organizations must provide the right products, technology and education to fill the gap between what the industry wants and what educational institutions can provide. Yaskawa Motoman is addressing... Read More

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, 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

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

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

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

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

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

Electronic Components & Devices, Welding Equipment & Supplies

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