Welding and Cutting (Laser/Fuel Gases)


Schweissen & Schneiden to take place in September


The world’s leading trade fair for joining, cutting and surfacing is returning to its roots and will take place in September in Essen, Germany, organisers confirmed today (25th Jan).

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SuperFlash launches subsidiary LaserCore™


SuperFlash LLC has launched a new subsidiary LaserCore™ which it says “will allow distributors to offer major fibre and carboin dioxide (CO2) laser cutting consumables to their customers”.


Norco acquires Arc Services


Norco, one of the largest independent welding and gas distributors in the US, has acquired Arc Services in West Jordan, Utah, as a strategic addition to its automation and welder services.

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Air Liquide to exhibit at SamuMetal


Air Liquide Italy will exhibit at SamuMetal, an international exhibition dedicated to the world of welding for the North East and Balkan area, this week with its affiliate Nord Est Welding.


New joint venture offers alternative to acetylene


New joint venture (JV) Taronis Fuels Turkey Gas Eneriji Sanayive Ticaret Limited Sirketi (Taronis Turkey) will be offering an alternative to acetylene for metal cutting and other applications.


Explosion of dissolved acetylene plant in China

2020-01-02T11:41:00+00:00By Victor Leung

The gases industry is given an early New Year warning in the name of safety, with the news that a dissolved acetylene plant in Huizhou city of Guangdong province in China was burnt to ashes at the end of 2019.

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Engweld recommends welding fume extraction solutions


Businesses undertaking welding activities must ensure that effective engineering controls are provided and used correctly to control welding fumes.