Welding Supplies & Accessories

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Training System advances students' welding skills.

February 17, 2015

Featuring advanced motion-tracking technology, LiveArc™ System provides students with immediate feedback. Reality-based training system is also available with welding positioning arm for training in out-of-position applications. Using this option, instructors can expand assignments beyond flat/horizontal welding parameters, empowering students to master more advanced welding skills, first in simulation mode and then with live arc. In addition, LEDs on SmartGun optimize sensing ability. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Electronic Components & Devices, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Spatter-Free Electrode welds zinc galvanized, primer coated steel.

February 9, 2015

Available in .035, .045, and 1/16 in. dia, Select 70C-6 ZN consists of carbon steel, composite metal cored electrode that carries E70C-6M-H4 classification per AWS A5.18. Wire provides stable arc with fine spray transfer that produces spatter-free welds at travel speeds to 80 ipm with optimized sidewall fusion. Also, arc stability through both standard CV and pulse parameters enables welding over zinc galvanized and coated carbon steels. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Metal-Cored Wire features low manganese emissions.

January 21, 2015

With low manganese levels, FabCOR Element 70C6 helps companies conform to strict environmental regulations. When paired with 75/25 argon and carbon dioxide shielding gas mixture, wire offers 2.0 mL of diffusible hydrogen per 100 g of weldment. Operating with 90/10 shielding, gas blend yields ≤ 4.0 mL of hydrogen per 100 g of weldment. Available in diameters of 0.045, 0.052, and 1/16 in., FabCOR Element 70C6 simplifies silicon removal and is suited for single- or- multi-pass welding. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Composite Metal Cored Electrode welds aluminized material.

January 8, 2015

Intended for welding of ferritic stainless steel, particularly on thin section, aluminized material, Select FP 409Ti comes in .045 in. dia and provides stable spray arc over diverse current/voltage settings with minimal spatter and no burn-through on thin material. Titanium acts as stabilizing agent to provide oxidation and corrosion resistance. Furthermore, resistance to sensitization reduces chances of stress corrosion cracking when welding over lubricants, oils, and other hydrocarbons. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Fasteners & Hardware

MIG Welding Consumables Platform keeps contact tips cooler.

December 2, 2014

Extending consumable parts life, Velocity™ platform features contact tips with shielding gas ports that keep tip 30% cooler. Gas porting in contact tip, coupled with all-copper conductive path with fewer connections, promotes electrical and thermal conductivity, while running temperature of contact tip reduces ability for spatter to stick. Thread-less, drop-in contact tips can be exchanged without tools, and design employs heat-treated, stainless threaded sleeve. Read More

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, 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

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, 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

Test & Measuring Instruments, Welding Equipment & Supplies, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Digital Analyzer measures and monitors oxygen during welding.

August 4, 2014

To provide oxidation-free welds, ORBmax measures and monitors oxygen particle counts in PPM range for high-purity welding applications in semiconductor, pharmaceutical, and aerospace industries. This instrument, equipped with maintenance-free optical sensor, shows oxygen PPM level on digital display screen that changes from red to green to let user know predetermined intensities have been obtained. Also, alarm lets user know if PPM rises above preset level. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Adjustable 3-in-1 Fixture enhances robotic welding education.

July 30, 2014

Designed for use on robotic welding education training systems, 3-in-1 adjustable welding fixture (K4110-1) supports 3 positions and joints to enhance robotic programming and welding lessons. Functionality lets instructor teach common and industry-supported joints and positions in welding via one device. Supporting 1–3 mm material in various positions and joints (2F Horizontal Fillet, 1F Flat Lap, and 2F 3° Clock Lap), flexible fixture can weld from 2–8 in. plates. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Welding Helmet features fixed-shade design.

July 23, 2014

Designed to meet ANSI Z87.1 and CSA Z94.3 standards, Industrial Passive™ Helmet provides basic, consistent face and eye protection for fabricators at all levels operating in any industry. Helmet comes in matte black finish with fixed Shade-11 lens, ratchet headgear, and decal sheet for customizing shell to fit personal style. Read More