Welding Supplies & Accessories

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Extended Inert Gas Coverage during Titanium and Stainless Steel Welding

September 22, 2016

To avoid metallurgical defects, to remove oxidation and discolouration and to save expensive cleaning costs on titanium and stainless steel tubes, pipes and sheet metal welding, Argweld® Trailing Shields® are available. Manufactured by Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT®, Trailing Shields® provide additional inert gas coverage during welding, to avoid metallurgical defects, to prevent... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Logistics Plus Delivers four, 2-million pound gas tanks from South Korea to the United States

September 22, 2016

Online video provides amazing footage of the logistics required for the move. ERIE, Pa. - Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, is proud to report that it has successfully delivered four 30x24x17 meter, 1038 metric ton (2 million pounds), empty ammonia (NH3) gas tanks from Onsan, South Korea to Portland, Oregon in... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Transportation Industry Products, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Quantum Fuel Systems Receives Department of Transportation Special Permit on VP-650(TM) Virtual Pipeline Trailer with Highest Available CNG Capacity – Approximately 650,000 Standard Cubic Feet

September 19, 2016

LAKE FOREST, Calif. - Quantum Fuel Systems, an industry leader in CNG (compressed natural gas) fuel systems for the automotive and heavy-duty industry, announced today that it has received a special permit from Department of Transportation (DOT) for its new VP-650™ virtual pipeline trailer which will have the highest capacity available in the industry at approximately 650,000 Standard Cubic... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Measure Your Argon for the Best Weld Quality

September 12, 2016

Weld Purge Monitors® are essential instruments, usually needed to help achieve non-oxidised, zero colour welds when welding metals such as stainless, chrome and duplex steels as well as titanium and nickel alloys. Few welding personnel realise however that they can use their Weld Purge Monitors® to measure the quality of the argon gas being used during weld purging. A low cost PurgEye®... Read More

Explosives, Armaments & Weaponry, Material Handling & Storage, Services, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Raytheon Awarded US Navy MK 54 Torpedo Contract

August 31, 2016

TEWKSBURY, Mass. - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $37,723,774 firm-fixed-price, fixed-price-incentive, cost and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the procurement of MK 54 lightweight torpedo common parts kits; MK 54 Mod 0 lightweight torpedo kits; and MK 54 exercise fuel tanks, spares, production support material, engineering support, and hardware repair support. This contract... Read More

Non-Industrial Products, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Miller Solutions at FABTECH 2016 Help Improve Productivity, Quality, and Increase Profits

August 17, 2016

Live welding demonstrations give visitors an opportunity to go “under the hood” and gain hands-on experience  APPLETON, Wis. — Miller Electric Mfg. Co. will showcase its latest welding and safety equipment for the manufacturing, fabrication and construction industries at FABTECH 2016 in Las Vegas, November 16 to 18, in booths N3329 and N3733. Products at the show have been selected for... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Tungsten Electrodes minimize risk to health.

August 17, 2016

Containing mix of non-radioactive rare earth elements, MultiStrike® Tungsten Electrodes have lower working temperature for extended life. Electrodes can be used for welding aluminum with AC process as well as steels and alloys with DC process. With most tungsten electrodes in use still containing radioactive and carcinogenic 2% thorium oxide, MultiStrikes® provide TIG and Plasma welders with safe alternative. Each packet comes with traceability number. Read More

Robotics, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Compact Robot supports arc welding and machine tending.

August 4, 2016

With Integrated DressPack design, Model IRB 1660ID enables users to program and simulate predictable cable movements. Strong, rigid upper arm, offering 1.55 m reach and payload of 6 kg, is able to accommodate heavy weld torches and provides optimized wire feeding control near arc for high-volume production. This, combined with TrueMove™ technology and Accuracy Mode, delivers 0.05 mm path repeatability. Combined 1,390° working range of axes 4, 5, and 6 provides agility inside CNC machines. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Monitor Your Weld Purge at a Low Cost

July 28, 2016

Weld Purge Monitors® are essential instruments to help obtain non-oxidised, zero colour welds. By measuring the oxygen content before, during and after welding, high quality welds are achieved when welding metals such as stainless, chrome and duplex steels as well as titanium and nickel alloys. Advancing in the science of manufacturing beyond other designs, Huntingdon Fusion Techniques... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Boiler Tube Joint Alignment Tool helps minimize weld failure.

July 28, 2016

Made of precision machined high strength steel, Esco HOG TIE® Boiler Tube Weld Alignment Clamp rapidly and accurately aligns boiler tube ends to minimize risk of failure from misalignment when welding water wall boiler tubes. One side has 2 through-holes and other has threaded inserts which accept 2 bolts that draw them together, exposing tube ends for tack welding before removal to finish entire tube joint weld. Clamp is available in 7 sizes for tube from 1.75–3.25 in. O.D. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Significant Increase to Your Weld Purge Monitor's Sensor Life

June 17, 2016

It is vital during the welding of stainless steel, titanium and nickel alloy to monitor the oxygen level at the weld root to ensure non-oxidised, zero colour welds are achieved. The lifetime and accuracy of the oxygen sensor within the Weld Purge Monitor® is critical to the continuous achievement of such welds. Replacement sensors for Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT®’s market leading... Read More

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