Welding Tools

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

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

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

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

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

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, 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, 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 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

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

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mounting & Attaching Products, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Eisele Connectors to Showcase New Solutions for the North American Manufacturing Industry at 2015 FABTECH Show

October 16, 2015

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., – Eisele Connectors, a subsidiary of one of the world's leading suppliers of high-quality, all-metal connectors, will be displaying and discussing its broad range of superior connector solutions for the manufacturing industry at its booth (#N9107) during the 2015 FABTECH show Chicago from Nov. 9-12. The company will also unveil a new series of fittings called... Read More

Portable Tools, Robotics, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Lincoln Electric to Showcase Advanced Technology and Expertise at FABTECH 2015

October 13, 2015

Connect with Lincoln Electric Companies in both the North and South halls during the show Cleveland – Each fall, visitors go to FABTECH, North America's largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event, seeking the latest technologies to help them do their jobs better, faster, at a lower cost and with higher quality results. At FABTECH 2015, Nov. 9-12, at McCormick Place... Read More