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    BOC launches welding workhorse

    2021-01-21T16:20:00Z

    BOC South Pacific has launched what it describes as its “most powerful” MIG MAG machine yet, nicknamed ‘The Beast’.

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    Selecting on-site gas mixers for welding shield gases

    2021-01-20T17:08:00Z

    A common application for on-site gas mixing is creation of shield gas mixtures for welding. An on-site gas mixer may be used for one welder or hundreds of welders. On-site gas mixing allows the user to control the gas mixture from a single point; gas mixers with gas analysers improve ...

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    CO2 fundamentals and safety, part two

    2021-01-20T16:53:00Z

    Last month in part one of this article, we discussed the makeup of carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) and the four phases or states of matter for CO 2 that we typically deal with (solid, liquid, vapor, and supercritical fluid). On a pressure-temperature phase diagram we learned where these ...

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    10 minutes with… Jim Herring

    2021-01-18T13:04:00Z

    Thanks for taking ten minutes with gasworld. What have we interrupted in your schedule today?

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    The US distributor type business

    2021-01-18T12:57:00Z

    It is hard to start any article regarding business in 2020 without mentioning the impact the management of the pandemic and the subsequent effect on the economy and markets. Like other parts of the industrial gas business, the US distributor type business (DTB) that includes packaged gases and hardgoods has ...

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    Telemetry innovations for gas users and suppliers

    2021-01-18T12:49:00Z

    The gas industry began using telemetry several years ago when suppliers developed technology for monitoring pressure differential in bulk gas systems. Having remote access to information provided great advantages to customers and suppliers, but there has been a hesitancy in some circles to embrace telemetry, perhaps because of unease about ...

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    Changing world order

    2021-01-18T12:41:00Z

    Some independent packaged gases distributor owners and managers met in the second week of February 2020 to share best practices. The final person to speak asked this question of his colleagues: Has anyone thought about the impacts of a pandemic?

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    Help is at hand

    2021-01-18T12:35:00Z

    Faced with changing demographics over the last decade where buyers are shifting to online shopping, further accelerated by our current global pandemic, the Independent Welding Distributors Cooperative (IWDC) is offering its members a way to improve their e-commerce strategy.

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    Meeting demands, staying innovative

    2021-01-18T12:24:00Z

    For Harris Products Group, a Lincoln Electric company, 2020 was a strong year for its specialty gas sector with an increased demand for products such as its changeover systems. In the last 12 months, Harris also provided critical help in setting up temporary hospitals to treat overspill patients suffering from ...

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    Options and limitations with digital strategies

    2021-01-18T12:15:00Z

    Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2020 are behind us, and they revealed several staggering statistics. Black Friday in-store shopping tanked by 52% while online spending surged 22%. Cyber Monday sales were expected to reach $13bn – a 60% increase from 2019’s $7.8bn. Yes, the pandemic has driven the dramatic increase ...

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    Emerson opens new headquarters in Connecticut

    2021-01-12T11:11:00Z

    Global engineering and technology company Emerson has opened its brand-new Branson welding and assembly technologies global headquarters in Brookfield, Connecticut.

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    Welding Chemicals Inc. launches Superior Welding Chemical Products line

    2021-01-04T16:27:00Z

    Welding Chemicals Inc. has launched its new Superior Welding Chemical Products line to meet the most demanding industrial welding needs by reducing and eliminating the detrimental consequences of a bad or contaminated weld.

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    Hypertherm introduces extreme bevel plasma consumables

    2020-12-18T13:18:00Z

    US manufacturer of industrial cutting systems and software Hypertherm has released extreme bevel consumables for its MAXPRO200® LongLife® air and oxygen plasma cutting system.

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    WeldNow launches, to focus on wholesale welding distribution channel

    2020-12-16T16:12:00Z

    A team of industry veterans with more than 100 combined years of welding and wholesale industry experience has launched WeldNow, LLC, a digital wholesale partner focused solely on product categories for welding distribution.

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    Lincoln Electric launches virtual welding simulation programme

    2020-12-10T09:24:00Z

    In collaboration with The Harris Products Group, Lincoln Electric® has launched a new learning experience that allows users to practice torch cutting safely and virtually.

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    Lincoln Electric unveils new technology

    2020-12-07T09:21:00Z

    Lincoln Electric has unveiled its new CNC plasma cutting table, the Torchmate 4510.

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    Norco acquires Arc Services

    2020-11-20T09:32:00Z

    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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    Hobart Brothers unveils new welding innovation

    2020-11-11T10:04:00Z

    Ohio-based Hobart Brothers has released a new FabCO® Triple 7 gas-shielded flux-cored wire with expanded mechanical properties.

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    Afrox, voestalpine Böhler Welding form joint venture

    2020-11-03T09:14:00Z

    Afrox is joining forces with voestalpine Böhler Welding to manufacture welding consumables.

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    Lincoln Electric launches NEXTime app

    2020-10-16T08:39:00Z

    Lincoln Electric® has launched its new NEXTime™ app.