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Drawing on the expertise of Techgen Media, publisher of Welding Productivity and Shop Floor Lasers, and through collaborations with industry experts, FAB Shop Magazine Direct educates and informs readers of new technologies and strategies aimed at increasing their productivity and profitability. In an industry that is constantly advancing, FAB Shop Magazine Direct works diligently to keep readers in the know.

May 2019

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May 2019

More and more, the team at FAB Shop Magazine sees just how mainstream Industry 4.0 and automation have become. And, as you’ll discover, the May issue definitely punctuates those observations. Our cover article, as just one example, showcases a free smartphone app that can serve as any fabricator’s entry to Industry 4.0 – as long as they perform bending operations in their facility.

The issue also highlights an incredibly innovative laser parts sorting system – a form of automation that the industry need more of. For fabricators that have already established traditional robotics in their operations, there’s an article about the benefits that come from gathering robotic data and analyzing it. To round out the issue, there’s also an article on an automation solution available to stampers.

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Bernard updates online configurators

Bernard launched new versions of its BTB semi-automatic air-cooled MIG gun and Clean Air fume extraction gun online configurators. These mobile-friendly configurators allow users to customize an industrial-duty welding gun to match their application or preferences. The online configurators let customers choose the specifications of their gun, including cable type and length, amperage, handle and… Continued

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