Welding Equipment & Supplies

Green & Clean, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Compact Lightweight Welding Gun reduces fumes and smoke.

Jul 01, 2014

Intended for medium- to heavy-duty solid or flux-cored welding applications, Clean Air™ Fume Extraction Gun optimizes weld fume capture, gas flow, and weld access via sliding nozzle shroud that adjusts to one of 4 fixed positions. Vacuum chamber size promotes operator comfort and control by providing joint access and visibility, while 360° vacuum hose swivel on rear of handle promotes... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Seamless Wires resist moisture pickup.

Jun 30, 2014

Available in flux-cored and metal-cored versions, Hobart® MEGAFIL® Wires have less than 4 mL of diffusible hydrogen per 100 g of weldment, which helps mitigate cracking risks. Copper coating optimizes current carrying capabilities as well as weld quality. Proprietary manufacturing process adds to consistency of wires by ensuring uniform flux filling, while uniform shape helps minimize... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fasteners & Hardware, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Clips and Clamps meet high-amperage requirements.

Jun 27, 2014

Available in black or red with heavy-duty, glass-filled polyamide handle and glass-filled nylon body, High-Amperage Clips include 300 A battery Model BU102B and kelvinized Model BU102BK as well as 400 A Model BU102W for grounding of welding equipment during operation. BU-102B clips feature serrated jaws, created from stamped 100% copperplate, while BU-102W jaws are machined from 100% copper... Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Rugged Welder/Generator employs Tier 4i-compliant engine.

Jun 23, 2014

Along with 600–700 A welding output, Air Vantage® 650 (K2961-1) provides 20 kW of continuous, 3-phase, 240 Vac power and 12 kW of single-phase AC power for auxiliary use. Chopper Technology® promotes maximum DC arc welding performance for stick/TIG/MIG welding, flux-cored wire, downhill pipe, and arc gouging. Users can gouge using up to ½ in. carbons with built-in air compressor and... Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Linde Offers Line of Branded Arc Welding Machines to Canadian Market

Jun 20, 2014

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario – Linde Canada Limited has introduced a line of Linde-branded arc equipment to the Canadian market. The new line includes MIG, TIG and Multi-Process machines. Mike Clune, project manager-marketing, said, "We're excited about these offerings to our customers. They represent decades of experience, building on Linde's in-depth understanding of the welding industry." The new... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Non-Industrial Products, Welding Equipment & Supplies

ESABS Most Portable Welding & Cutting Machines Just Got More Portable

Jun 12, 2014

Florence, SC -- ESAB Welding & Cutting Products introduces convenient carrying cases for two of its most portable welding and cutting machines, MiniArc® 161LTS power source for GTAW/Stick welding and PowerCut® 400 manual plasma cutting system. These lightweight, highly portable systems are now more portable than ever, making them ideal for transport on or offsite as the job demands.... Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

New Bernard Best of the Best Platform Allows Users to Build Their Ultimate MIG Welding Gun

Jun 11, 2014

BEECHER, Ill., – Bernard has announced the availability of its most flexible and rugged semi-automatic air-cooled MIG gun offering to date: Best of the Best (BTB) Platform MIG Guns. Users can build their ultimate MIG gun by choosing from an expanded list of the best features from the legacy Bernard Q-Gun™, S-Gun™ and T-Gun™ MIG Gun lines. The company has consolidated the top features from... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Welding Electrode exhibits smooth arc transfer.

Jun 09, 2014

Available in .045, .052, and 1/16 in. diameters, Select 707 E71T-1 Flux Cored Gas-Shielded Electrode provides optimized weldability at low or high current settings while exhibiting arc stability. All-position wire also delivers robust mechanical properties at temperatures as low as -20°F. Applications include general fabrication, structural steel, construction equipment, railcar fabrication,... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Welding Equipment & Supplies

MIG Push-Pull Welding Systems target specific industries.

Jun 06, 2014

In addition to Magnum® PRO AL air-cooled push-pull gun and aluminum drive roll kits, multi-process POWER MIG® 350MP Trailer Manufacturing One-Pak™ includes SuperGlaze 5356 TM™ 3/64 in. diameter MIG wire specifically developed for aluminum trailer manufacturing industry. Another One-Pak® package, specifically targeted toward aluminum automotive collision repair and fabrication, has... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Experienced Kubiec-Conduit Producer Chooses Thermatool Equipment for Mill in Ecuador

Jun 04, 2014

Kubiec-Conduit, Ecuador, selected Thermatool to supply a 200kW HAZControl™ Technology Welder and an Alpha® Flying Shear Mach 2 Cutoff. The two new pieces of equipment were selected for high speed production of conduit to keep up with growing demand in South America. The Thermatool HAZControl™ Technology Welder is the only welder in the tube and pipe industry that allows the operator to... Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

MIG Welding Guns suit light- and heavy-duty applications.

May 28, 2014

Designed specifically for use with aluminum wire and other soft alloys where wire feeding consistency is critical, Spoolmatic Pro 15A and 30A come with 15 ft and 30 ft cable, respectively. Motor provides smooth feeding, while brass-to-brass connections help ensure optimal electrical contact for steady arc performance. Threaded quick-change 360° rotatable barrels, available in different bends... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Odd Form Component Feeder does not require any downtime.

May 27, 2014

Stack Stick Feeder is suited for feeding odd-form components to Sigma Series modular mounters. Able to concurrently accommodate up to 6 sticks, each with max length of 23.6 in., feeder incorporates auto change feature that replaces empty sticks with full ones automatically. Design eliminates need to stop production, and changeover time is 2 sec. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Two Linde-Branded MIG Welding Wires Available to Canadian Fabrication Market

May 27, 2014

Mississauga, Canada — Linde Canada Limited is supplying two Linde-branded welding wires – Solidarc 115™ and Linde S-6™ – to the Canadian fabrication market. Solidarc 115™ is a cold-drawn, copper-coated MIG welding wire recommended for welding on metals with a medium to high presence of mill scale, the flaky surface of hot rolled steel. Mike Clune, project manager-marketing for Linde... Read More

Green & Clean, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Lincoln Electric Brings a Complete Orbital TIG Solution to Weld Various Pipe and Tube Sizes and Applications

May 20, 2014

New clamp-on style weld heads and off-board feeders expand the orbital system for welding smaller-diameter pipe and tube Cleveland – The Lincoln Electric Company is bringing welding operators in refineries, power generation and pressure vessels a single system solution for welding various pipe and tube sizes with the new HELIX® C450 and C663 weld heads. With these orbital TIG (gas... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Quantum Announces a New Customer for Its Light-Weight Back-of-Cab Natural Gas Storage System

May 16, 2014

LAKE FOREST, Calif. – Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: QTWW), a global leader in natural gas storage systems, integration and vehicle system technologies, today announced that Kwik-Trip Stores, a major Mid-west Convenience Store Chain, placed an initial order quantity for Quantum's fully-integrated Back-of-Cab Fuel System.  The storage system includes Quantum's... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Welding Equipment & Supplies

GMTA News of Note

May 14, 2014

GMTA NEWS OF NOTE Issue 2014-3 Ann Arbor, Michigan – GMTA (German Machine Tools of America) represents various top-quality German metalworking machine builders, including Profilator, Pittler, Praewema and WMZ.  These machines are sold to the North American market by GMTA primarily for gear and spline production, as well as other power transmission applications.  The company's target... Read More

Construction Equipment and Supplies, Transportation Industry Products, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Wireless Pedal supports TIG welding applications.

May 13, 2014

By eliminating cords that can lead to tripping hazards, K3127-1 Wireless Pedal minimizes clutter and optimizes workplace safety. System includes K3350-1 foot pedal and K3351-1 receiver, which operate on variety of Lincoln power sources. Receiver features power cable adapter requiring 115 V service, and LED display that indicates status of foot pedal battery life, welding output, and signal... Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Welding Training System features reality-based operation.

May 07, 2014

Featuring touchscreen monitor and advanced motion-tracking technology, LiveArc™ recruits, screens, trains, and manages welding trainee performance via live welding arc. System's 400 A SmartGun has built-in LEDs that camera tracks to provide feedback on technique parameters, including work and travel angles, contact tip-to-work-distance, travel speed, and aim. Promoting trainee independence and... Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies

Metal-Cored Wire offers optimized impact, cracking properties.

Apr 28, 2014

Available in .045, .052, and 1/16 in. dia, Hobart® FabCOR® CVN wire is formulated to maximize impact properties at temperatures as low as -50°F to reduce risk of cracking in severe applications. Diffusible hydrogen levels under 3 ml per 100 g of weldment also increase cracking resistance. Operating with 75%–95% argon/CO2 balance, wire provides 77,000–86,000 psi tensile strength and... Read More