Welding and Cutting

  • Robotic Welding at Weldcoa
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    Robotic Welding at Weldcoa

    2013-10-11T12:00:00Z

    The founder of Weldcoa, Richard Bennett, invented the Sur-Loc™ Pallet in the late 1960s. Since that time the Weldcoa Palletized Process has evolved from an external delivery system, through the use of pallet trucks and trailers, to an internal material handling system that can include two-tiered storage and manual or ...

  • Channel Surfing
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    Channel Surfing

    2013-10-11T12:00:00Z

    Welding product manufacturers have always supported the industrial welding distribution channel and have been rewarded by that channel for their efforts. However, because of recent changes in the profile and focus of the welding distributor in the US, and the new emphasis on users’ demand for continuous improvement, selling philosophies ...

  • nexAir Demonstrates Its Strength in Welding and Cutting
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    nexAir Demonstrates Its Strength in Welding and Cutting

    2013-10-11T12:00:00Z

    nexAir ( nexair.com ), one of the largest distributors of atmospheric gases and welding supplies in the United States, debuted its Advanced Welding Cutting Demonstration Lab last month. Located at nexAir’s Walnut St. location in Memphis, Tennessee, the lab is an innovative facility for welding equipment demonstration and ...

  • FABTECH 2013
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    FABTECH 2013

    2013-10-11T12:00:00Z

    FABTECH 2013 will be held at McCormack Place in Chicago, Illinois in November, and North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding, and finishing event is expected to attract record numbers. More than 35,000 attendees and 1,500 exhibitors are expected at the show, which covers more than 550,000 net ...

  • Welding with Helium – The Future Is Up in the Air
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    Welding with Helium - The Future Is Up in the Air

    2013-10-11T12:00:00Z

    There is approximately 6.2 billion cubic feet of helium gas consumed per year worldwide for use in all market segments with demand increasing by about two percent annually into the near future. From this total consumption, approximately five percent, or 300 million cubic feet, is used in the ...

  • Viva FABTECH Las Vegas
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    Viva FABTECH Las Vegas

    2013-01-14T12:00:00Z

    This year’s FABTECH, the largest metal forming, fabricating, welding, and finishing event in North America, was held at the Las Vegas Convention Center from November 12–14, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. FABTECH is co-sponsored by five industryleading associations: the American Welding Society (AWS), the Fabricators Manufacturers Association, International ...

  • Reducing Stress in Sheets of Metal
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    Reducing Stress in Sheets of Metal

    2012-10-15T17:00:00Z

    Sparks are flying in the steel sector. Metal sheets are now joined within seconds in both the shipbuilding and the automotive industries. However, the sheets sometimes become distorted after welding, requiring expensive reworking. Technologists at The Linde Group’s UK subsidiary, BOC, are part of a consortium of companies that have ...

  • Worldwide Welding Experts Convene in Denver
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    Worldwide Welding Experts Convene in Denver

    2012-10-15T16:57:00Z

    Representing a true world summit of welding experts, the 2012 Annual Assembly of the International Institute of Welding (IIW) was held last month in Denver, Colorado. In the 65-year history of IIW Annual Assemblies, this notable meeting has been held in the US only four times, and this year’s Assembly ...

  • FABTECH
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    FABTECH

    2012-10-15T12:00:00Z

      Over 1,100 leading manufacturers and 25,000 attendees will converge at the Las Vegas  Convention Center for FABTECH 2012 from November 12–14. The action-packed, three-day event is a convenient one-stop shop to source the best products and services for metal forming, fabricating, welding, and finishing.

  • AWS Promotes Workforce Growth by Funding Welding Education
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    AWS Promotes Workforce Growth by Funding Welding Education

    2011-11-14T12:45:00Z

    The American Welding Society Foundation ( www.aws.org ) was established in 1989 with a single mission—to develop funding to support welding scholarships. In 1991, money was set aside to support the first fellowship, which was awarded for $20,000. Since that time, the Foundation has awarded more than $5.3 million to ...