All Welding and Cutting articles – Page 5

  • Michele Kuhrt, Lincoln Electric

    Lincoln Electric names Michele Kuhrt as Chief Information Officer


    The Lincoln Electric Company has revealed the promotion of Michele R. Kuhrt to Executive Vice-President and Chief Information Officer (CIO), effective from 1st July 2016.

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    Praxair invests $200,000 in upskilling welders


    Tier One player, Praxair, is investing more than $200,000 to tutor and upskill the welders of tomorrow through scholarships and training programmes in the US.

  • AIWD Annual Convention

    AIWD Annual Convention reflects on dynamic times


    The Association of Independent Welding Distributors (AIWD) gathered in the historic town of Charleston, South Carolina this weekend for the organisation’s 2016 Annual Convention, to address the theme of Opportunities for Growth during Dynamic Times.

  • Hypertherm Centricut torch used in welding application.

    Hypertherm receives ethics honor


    Cutting systems manufacturer Hypertherm joins GE, Cisco and The Nature Conservancy as a World’s Most Ethical Company, named by the Ethisphere Institute.

  • Welding torch

    In focus...Hardgoods and consumables


    All roads appear to lead to growth in the welding and cutting business of 2016, with some sources projecting substantial growth through to 2020 as equipment demand from the energy, automotive and construction industries increases.

  • Challenges in welding

    Changes in welding


    Part of the ITW group, Miller Electric Mfg. Co. is the world’s largest manufacturer of arc welding and cutting equipment. Here, the company talks exclusively to gasworld for its Cutting and Welding edition about the challenges the sector is up against, and why changing materials is an issue not just ...

  • Afrox plasma technology cutter

    Afrox packages plasma technologies


    Afrox, a member of the Linde Group, has coupled Pierce’s flexible range of precision CNC profile cutting tables with Thermal Dynamics’ water mist plasma (WMS) technology.

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    Gas Opportunities in Welding, Cutting, and Metal Fabrication


    Ray Borzio discusses gas applications related to the welding, cutting, and metal fabrication processes.

  • Lincoln Electric 2016 Welding and Cutting Catalog

    Lincoln Electric releases 2016 Welding & Cutting catalog


    Lincoln Electric’s updated annual Welding & Cutting Solutions catalog includes over 80 pages of new products and content, and features an updated, easy-to-navigate format, with detailed specifications close at hand to help customers choose the right welding and cutting products for their applications.

  • Hypertherm Centricut torch for use in welding application.

    Hypertherm introduces new cutting torch


    Hypertherm’s Centricut brand quick change torch is designed for use with ESAB plasma cutting systems.

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    Machine & Welding Supply/Arcet name change


    After merging in Fall 2013, Arcet and Machine Welding Supply Co. have announced they’ll rebrand as Arc3 Gases beginning June 15.

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    China Angang Steel to establish a gas company


    Hong Kong listed Angang Steel has announced it is to establish an industrial gas company together with Angang Engineering Construction Group Co. Ltd and Angang Group General Industries Development Co. Ltd.

  • Esab

    Acetylene safety – ESAB issues regulations reminder


    The new Explosives Regulations 2014 (ER 2014) and the Acetylene Safety (England and Wales and Scotland) Regulations 2014 (ASR 2014) came into force in November 2014.

  • Safety in cutting and welding

    Safety in cutting and welding


    Packaged acetylene is commonly used for welding and cutting applications. To help mitigate the risks associated with acetylene, Linde Gases is taking a stand on acetylene safety with the development of a worldwide safety programme.

  • Welding equipment and consumables

    In focus...Welding equipment and consumables


    In the welding sector, much like last month’s focus on cylinder filling equipment, the quest for automation plays a vital role for many in the industry – driving a boost in profitability, an increase in order processing speed, and benefitting from safety enhancements. Stuart Radnedge explores.

  • Fabrication and gas delivery

    Fabrication and gas delivery – Choosing the correct gas delivery system


    Whether a large shipyard or in a small steel fabricating shop, there is a common need for welding gases that are delivered and stored in cylinders. There are a variety of ways to supply a wide variety of these applications with gas molecules – the optimum objective is to install ...

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    AWS revamps website


    The American Welding Society (AWS) has revamped its website,, to enrich visitor experience by creating customization and delivering full content and functionality across all devices.

  • Andreas Alker with ASG

    Spectron unveils new acetylene safety technology


    Spectron GmbH has proudly announced the completion of its patented Spectron ‘Acetylene Safety Guard’ (ASG) device. “This innovative product is a natural progression for our Spectrotec range,” affirmed Spectron GmbH General Manager Johan van der Klift.

  • Cutting welding

    Two more entrants into the hydrogen cutting market


    Three years ago, Iwatani came out with its trump card the ‘Hydrocut, a cutting gas based primarily on hydrogen. The company already has two factories working on this product and now, according to The Gas Review (TGR), another two companies have entered this space.

  • New acetylene plant.

    Worthington’s acetylene plant complete


    Worthington Industries, Inc. has announced that its acetylene massing plant rebuild is complete, with product now available for customers. The company’s acetylene massing plant in Kienberg, Austria was destroyed in a fire in November 2013.