Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation committed to developing products for welding and is expanding SANARC brand overseas


Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation (TNSC) is focusing on developing welding products, including the production and sale of the SANARC brand of premixed welding gas in Singapore, according to The Gas Review.

In addition to welding gases, the Tier One corporation is also actively developing related equipment, such as TIG welding systems and plasma welding products. Their SANARC TIG Meister features semi-automatic operation with a special torch and wire feeder attached to a commercial TIG welding machine, and it has recorded sales of more than 400 units to plant manufacturers and shipbuilders in the four years since it was introduced to the market. Product development, basic research and application technology research for this welding field is performed by the Processing Technology Section of the Yamanashi Laboratory. It was here that the results of many years of research into welding technology formed the foundation for the SANARC products.

Organisational changes made in April this year eliminated the Gas Application Technology Centre as department and replaced it with three new departments that would conduct more specialised R&D for fabrication technology, combustion technology and cryogenics technology. Of these, the Fabrication Technology Department is responsible for R&D into welding, cutting and heat processing, as well as technical support for users.

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