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Temperature-controlled PPE is important for worker health and safety but also for productivity
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Digital solutions for data-driven tracking, traceability and troubleshooting in welding operations
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Establish workplace safety through proper operator PPE and an effective setup
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Developing workforce strategies and tools capable of training the next generation of industrial workers
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Welding automation assists a transportation equipment manufacturer in making better use of space, improving productivity
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This year’s Welding Summit offers much more than the typical industry conference; event organizers wouldn’t have it any other way
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Addressing the welder shortage with new training technology that includes augmented reality
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Manufacturers offer welding equipment better-suited to today’s workforce
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A cobot platform eliminates the need for an integrator, programming or any advanced skill sets
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Decreasing consumable costs improves overall total operating costs
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A new automated solution takes TIG welding to new heights, enhancing both speed and precision
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New induction heating equipment for the jobsite reduces costs and labor needs
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Part art studio, 100 percent advanced manufacturing space, a fabricator in Connecticut harnesses the best of both worlds
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Human expertise is needed for automated welding success
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Greater productivity is within reach with the use of teach pendants with enhanced designs
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Twelve questions with an aerospace welding engineer
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Boosting operator productivity at the intersection of manual and automated welding
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Breckenridge is a small Colorado town with mountain appeal, six ski areas and plenty of all-season recreation. People come as...
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The integration of robotics and automation in metalworking operations is becoming increasingly prevalent, driven by a need for enhanced productivity,...
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Productivity benefits of all-position, flux-cored products
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New technologies are helping to make weld fume extraction smarter and, in turn, welders safer
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An all-new abrasives development has hit the market, and it’s coming just in time for a changing manufacturing landscape
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To understand AI’s impact on manufacturing, it’s key to learn the different approaches and the lingo behind them
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A Chicago vocational high school receives a welding equipment donation in memory of NFL great Dick Butkus
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Robotic trends that will affect the factory floor in 2024
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10 ways pulsed MIG welding leads to increased productivity
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Handheld fiber laser welding and collaborative robotics come together in a highly productive cell
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As laser welding becomes more approachable for smaller shops, now is the perfect time to explore its benefits
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Automating TIG welding is becoming more feasible
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Using tandem welding to produce parts for the yellow goods industry is the best choice
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Exploring plasma bevel cutting for automatic weld edge preparation
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Look to cobots for better abrasives performance, including weld grinding
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With its handheld laser welder, IPG Photonics is shaking up the industry once again
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How the advantages of cobots over traditional methods could change the welding landscape
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Pairing the right heat treatment and filler metal for optimized welds
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Insights gained from Fabtech on apprenticeships and the role they’ll play in shaping the industry for the future
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The importance of knowing, tracking and following a WPS in welding
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Industry experts weigh in on the state of welding today and what the future looks like
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An American Welding Society webinar addresses the considerations required for automation implemention
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Automated, robotic welding solutions deliver big results for heavy equipment manufacturers
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A Texas fabricator and erector takes on big structures with compact engine drives
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A way to fabricate near-perfect corners in less time and using fewer resources than conventional methods
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Spot welding advancements for aluminum welding
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Putting a focus on robotic welding cell connectivity leads to improvement opportunities
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How new technology can help with the lack of skilled TIG welding professionals
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An American Welding Society virtual conference put women and automation in the spotlight
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Key features that increase the safety and comfort of welding helmets
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A new automated MIG welding system offers high deposition rates and high weld quality
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A trip to AMADA’s new, groundbreaking facility in Japan proves that that the future of manufacturing is happening now
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Robotic considerations for optimizing laser welding and cutting
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Paving the road to AI for laser welding processes in today’s manufacturing
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AI and “smartization” are changing the way the welding industry works
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The importance of making welding simulation software more accessible
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Stay in the know about the trends in cobot welding solutions
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With new features and technology, advanced wire feeders offer significant time and cost savings
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With tele-manufacturing, working remotely finally makes its way to the welding trade
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Six factors that make MIG guns last in harsh manufacturing environments
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Good welding fume extraction in the workplace benefits employee retention
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A commitment to quality products, strategic partnerships and a strong company culture leads a trailer manufacturer to the top of the heap
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An equipment manufacturer answers customer questions about resistance welding process monitoring
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Lower costs by eliminating shielding gas inefficiencies
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A silo manufacturing company gains versatility and higher quality with welding wire conversion
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Best welding practices in fabrication shops include consistent communication and pre-planning
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New electrode solutions make managing a high-volume or robotic MIG welding operation easier
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With solid robotic spot welds, fabricators achieve long-term performance
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Five tips for improving weld quality in semi-automatic welding
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Induction heating is newer to the jobsite, but it offers numerous benefits over open flame or resistance heating
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With welders hard to find, the inevitability of robotic pipe welding becomes apparent
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In high-production welding operations, whether general manufacturing, automotive, railcar or any other industry, much is at stake if errors are made.
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When the snow flies, snow removal crews must keep roads clear for emergency vehicles and other drivers
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A search on Google for “welding videos” produces more than 45 million results.
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If the first thing you associate Pemamek with is large, automated welding positioning equipment that handles massive workpieces
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During times of uncertainty, AWS certification for fabricators helps them increase their competitiveness and, in turn, longevity
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Through-the-arc seam tracking enables more welding applications to be tackled by cobots
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Silicon control technology can help with post-weld cleanup
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The new president of Wire Wizard discusses the future of the company
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A major O&G operator avoids operational risks by producing AM components for field service
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All-around TIG welder fits in with today’s needs for high-tech welding
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Making the case for why manufacturers need cobot welders
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Learn what causes ugly welds and how to avoid them
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A weld monitoring and control system leverages AI technology for use on the shop floor
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How to fabricate efficiently without sacrificing product quality
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Advice and insight for fabricators looking to digitize their welding operations
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A weld cleaning system for stainless steel replaces outdated, two-step weld cleaning processes
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Faced with labor shortages, quality concerns and global competition, manufacturers turn to automation
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Investment in plasma cutting technology allows a shop to reach a new customer base
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A new reality show on Netflix brings much needed interest to the trade
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The next step in shop floor management for automating and streamlining processes
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Q&A provides insight into Lincoln Electric’s laser welding focus and expertise
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Determining robotic welding ROI in a low-volume, high-mix environment
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Duplex stainless steel is a popular choice for storage tanks, which delivers opportunities for fabricators that know how to weld it
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Barriers to automated welding are eliminated through innovative software and fixturing solutions
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As the need for clean energy ramps up, nuclear power becomes part of the discussion
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As the need for welding professionals grows, AWS launches its Welding Workforce Data website
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MIG guns: What to know for cobot welding operations 
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Driven by data, fab shops improve operations through increased overall efficiency that yields better weld quality
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Welding application benefits that come with flux-cored wires
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An innovative solution eliminates nozzle spatter buildup, allowing welders more arc-on time
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AWS certifications open the door to a world of opportunities – learn about the types of certifications and how to achieve one
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Welding cobots address labor shortages and bottlenecks at a fraction of the cost of traditional automation
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A simplified process for high-energy, high-deposition welding
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When faced with multiple processing options, how do manufacturers know which is the correct one?
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Helmet options are abundant, but don’t get caught up in the mix – it’s crucial to choose wisely
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An automated material positioning and welding company tackles new wind energy projects
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Five tips for understanding aluminum TIG filler metals, setup and welding
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With the right experience, training and certification, resistance weld quality hits the high-water mark
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The American Welding Society launches initiative to bring more young welders into the fold
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John the Welder contributes to the welding community in a variety of ambitious ways
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A forward-thinking manufacturer eliminates $45,000 of extra costs with new MIG guns and consumables
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The core struggles common to most fabricators are easily addressed with robotic welding technologies
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Advancements in welding technology address the challenges associated with building and repairing yellow goods
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When to consider a move to pulsed MIG welding
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A petrochemical company updates welding software and sees immediate improvements
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To reduce indirect fabrication processing time, intralogistics is a good place to start
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When the right tools are deployed, fabricators make fast work of deburring sheet metal
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As laser welding gains in popularity, a brief lesson brings understanding to those interested in its benefits 
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Q&A reveals how to find productivity when programming robotic welding operations
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How to create an environment for the welders of today
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A shipbuilder adopts robotic welding solutions to adapt to industry growth
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Each has pros and cons, but fastening proves cost effective over welding in some applications
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The right mix of robots and technologies can greatly enhance robotic welding of larger parts
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Social media welding industry celebrity Nate Bowman helps advocate the value of AWS certifications   
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Stick and TIG welding are similar enough to be offered in the same machine, but each process has distinct advantages
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Ventilation experts examine the effects of exposure to metal toxicity and how to prevent it
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An equipment manufacturer in Montana overcomes labor shortages, boosts quality and improves productivity with a cobot welder
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Using metal-cored wire developed specifically for galvanized steel provides high deposition rates and faster travel speeds
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To celebrate Women’s History Month, Newport News Shipbuilding puts a spotlight on the important role women play in its business
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The laser hotwire process is a viable option for many fabrication applications
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Proper welding procedures and filler metals offer automakers ways to address galvanized steel welding challenges
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A career in underwater welding can take an individual around the world, but the associated risks must be considered    
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Improvements made to welding cobots and peripheral technologies address today’s needs
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If you have the right stuff, the aerospace industry awaits with open arms
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There are a lot of podcast junkies in the world and quite a few welding junkies, too. But what happens when the two combine?
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Compared to the more common safety hazards confronted by welders, grinding wheels may seem harmless – but caution must be taken
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Manufacturers looking for productivity gains can benefit by streamlining welding personnel and processes
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Raising awareness in young people about the benefits of a manufacturing career
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Using more efficient welding processes and technologies can help complete jobs faster on the job site
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Beyond the bandsaw itself, blade selection should be a top factor for fabricators looking to increase productivity
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Hermetic sealing technologies enable reliable welds to protect electronic devices from harsh environments
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Using pure argon in TIG welding delivers productivity and quality benefits along with reductions in cost
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Putting programmers, machine operators and maintenance staff on the same page saves money
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Welders and welding engineers should make it a best practice to consult filler metal data sheets
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When welding large workpieces, having the right positioners and automation in place improves production
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A next-level laser hybrid welding system for fabricators that handle thick metal plate
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Taking the proper steps before welding proves beneficial for the overall process
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Scanning and software solutions for long seam weld inspection
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Considering duplex stainless steel as a potential material for the future includes the material’s weldability
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Better MIG welding outcomes are the result of knowing the particulars about your craft
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AWS’s Arc 2 Art initiative serves as a beacon to the welders that flex their creative muscles
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MIG welding has many advantages, but safety concerns must be heeded
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A rundown of the most popular robotic welding processes
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From selecting the right gun to the role of consumables, get tips for making MIG welding improvements
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A shipyard implements a robotic welding system and realizes productivity gains
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At Newport News Shipbuilding, workforce development isn’t just a passing phase, it has always been an integral part of doing business
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A vision detection system features machine learning technology for error proofing
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Understanding the inherent differences between welding aluminum and steel improves results across the board 
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Today’s challenging laser welding, cutting and drilling applications require speed and precision, which is what Prima Power Laserdyne has delivered...
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Increase welding throughput with these common-sense tips
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TIG welding is extremely effective despite its drawbacks
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American-made products have a reputation for quality, so when manufacturers produce their products stateside, consumers are more apt to purchase them
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A resistance welding equipment distributor in Mexico delivers cutting-edge technology, training and support
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Choosing the right filler metal can address common welding concerns
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A new system improves fiber laser welding of critical aerospace and defense assemblies
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Tips to help welders quickly identify and react to solve common welding problems
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When it comes to choosing consumables and filler metals, careful selection leads to better results
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Significant barriers exist for automating the welding process, but cobots are stepping in to overcome them
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Meeting the challenges of new aerospace engine designs with improved titanium and nickel-based alloy laser welding processes
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One welder’s unique approach to his artistic designs involves letting the owner provide the materials
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Understanding the benefits of a multi-process welder and tips for choosing the right one
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A special welding system from a North American provider delivers modern manufacturing methods for modern rail line production
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Makerspaces – a new kind of civic infrastructure – empower us all to create and share what we make
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Manufacturing extractor equipment for the booming cannabis industry
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TIG welding training – tips, technologies and safety
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Process knowledge is key to achieving desired production rates and yields for laser welding, cutting and marking
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Advice for new business owners on accommodating custom welding projects
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Welding automation solutions assist manufacturers with building increasingly larger wind towers
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Tips for writing a welding procedure specification
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Investments in new welding techniques and equipment help oil and gas companies address critical challenges
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When welders and welding engineers share a common language, it leads to the construction of safer structures
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Automating a challenging resistance welding application delivers significant increases in efficiency
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Obsessed with custom-built welding tools, a welder develops a new TIG welding torch for difficult-to-reach work
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Spec welder by day, artful welder by night – and a social media influencer, too
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An AWS keynote speaker discusses the ongoing welding labor shortage and the role technology plays in overcoming it
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Resistance welding is used in a plethora of applications; getting to know the process can be a boon for welding professionals
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A look at keyhole TIG welding – its benefits and limitations
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Exploring the American Welding Society at 100 – including its proud past and promising future
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By adding friction stir welding to the multi-tasking capabilities list, fabricators gain a sophisticated joining method
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How to achieve quality wire welds
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jordan Barfield, 31st Maintenance Squadron aircraft metals technology journeyman, uses Tungsten Inert Gas to weld a nitrogen cart booster stand, April 8, 2015 at Aviano Air Base, Italy. Airmen with the 31st Maintenance Squadron aircraft metals technology flight are responsible for fabricating and fixing F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft parts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Areca T. Wilson/Released)
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Helping America’s veterans establish successful, sustainable careers in welding
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The development of low-manganese flux-cored electrodes benefits welders exposed to fumes
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In orbital welding, the quality of the tungsten electrode directly impacts the quality of the weld
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For automotive manufacturers, friction stir welding machines stir the imagination for electric vehicle production
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Utilizing dry ice pellets at high velocity to clean welding equipment can greatly reduce downtime
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Save hours on the job site every day with updated remote control welding technologies
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Welders tasked with getting into tight spaces to produce quality welds have many tools to assist them
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Welding and cutting equipment that has advanced shipbuilding for decades offers more with new features
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Chicago’s skyline wouldn’t be the same without the talent and dedication of Ironworkers Local 63
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In pursuit of improving an internal welding process, Miller finds its solution in-house
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To weld nickel like a pro, rely on a process that produces quality welds faster than TIG/GTAW
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In her Nebraska school, one artist creates interesting works with the help of a plasma cutter
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A new forging die repair technology helps welders get out of the heat
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Effectively remove metal with proven air carbon-arc gouging tips and advice
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A YouTube star who prefers TIG welding finds a new equipment source
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A small change in a projection welding process offers big benefits to the auto industry
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As the nation’s infrastructure ages and new buildings constantly pop up, structural welders are in high demand
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Choosing the right contact tip can make all the difference for pulsed MIG applications in the automotive world
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Determining if your application could benefit from rotary friction welding
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Improve productivity in pipe welding with welder/generator technologies
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Using a laser tube cutter provides advantages for downstream processes, including welding
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Reasons why flux-cored wire runs better than solid wire in a range of applications
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Understanding the nondestructive weld testing techniques available to fabricators
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Fume extraction guns offer features that can improve flexibility and results for the MIG welding process
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As an increasing number of cars go electric, battery manufacturers must adopt novel welding technologies 
Green earthmoving machines ready for action on housing project
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Improve welding productivity in heavy equipment manufacturing with metal-cored wire
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Addressing the basic incompatibility of sheet metal manufacturing and ERP software
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When stainless steel surfaces are properly cleaned, downstream processes, such as welding, are positively affected
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With exceptional cooling, a modified TIG process sets new benchmarks in terms of quality, speed and cost effectiveness
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Sharing many of the same challenges as U.S. manufacturers, a European fabricator embodies the philosophy of Industry 4.0
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A commercial diving school in Seattle trains students on the complexities of welding underwater
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Automotive industry supplier Magna develops technology for joining steel and aluminum using the CMT welding process
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New technology reduces the steps welders have to take at the United States’ largest private real estate development
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Tips and tools to enhance bandsawing operations
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Robust capabilities aside, standard welding equipment often comes in second to a custom-made solution
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Stud welding equipment advancements and benefits
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Jim Wright took his passion for building things in his shop to YouTube success
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Addressing the challenges in thermal welding of aluminum alloys
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To take advantage of the latest welding technology, leasing equipment may be the answer
Industry Week tour of Lincoln Electric
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In times when economic uncertainty looms, Lincoln Electric employees rest assured their jobs will be there in the morning
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A switch to laser welding can save time and money while still producing high-quality welds
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Improved welding solutions for automotive exhaust systems using advanced welding
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Avoiding the welding problems that can arise from the various pieces of equipment in the MIG setup
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ERP solutions bring manufacturers enhanced competitiveness by strengthening company connections
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With gas-shielded flux-cored wires, complex considerations result in optimal results
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New technology helps job-site welders by providing more welding control with fewer cables
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Whether it’s welding thick and thin materials together or welding dissimilar materials, lasers are equipped to tackle the job
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How a few simple steps can uncover the savings potential in welding operations
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Post-retirement from Koike Aronson, Jerry Leary discusses his mentors, business strategies and a Labor Day weekend surprise
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Comparing air-cooled and water-cooled MIG guns
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Strategies that fight downtime in robotic resistance spot welding cells
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Reach welding automation goals with advanced processesÂ
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A Las Vegas job shop hits the jackpot with an investment in automated plate processing equipment
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Tackling small resistance welding applications comes with a big focus on high currents
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Thomas Bull carries on his grandfather’s work, hand cutting signatures out of steel with a Victor oxyfuel torch
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Leverage the power of software to gain productivity beyond the cutting arc
STT MIG Welding on an annealing dome with a Power Wave S350 and Power Feed 84 Dual wire feeder. Qual-Fab, Avon, Ohio
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Spatter control, along with other welding issues, can be solved by inverter and waveform technology
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A how-to on correcting poor wire feeding, starting with drive roll tension
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What it takes to get a consistent and quality weld from a robot
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Appliance manufacturing becomes agile and flexible thanks to robotics and laser welding
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Buffing, polishing, graining and grinding: It doesn’t have to be so difficult
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Wobble head applications in laser welding aluminum and copper
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Weld inspection cameras – understanding the options to make the right choice
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Common causes of poor wire feeding and how to get around them
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An innovative magnetic technology for holding heavy, thin and thick metal parts allows welding without worry
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Not just any weld shop can tackle the demands that come with producing aerospace parts
CLAYCOMO, MO. March 13, 2015 -- Ford Motor Company team members helping build the all-new Ford F-150 at Ford's Kansas City Assembly Plant.  Ford celebrated Job One, the official start of production of the toughest, smartest, most capable, F-150 ever.  Photo by: Sam VarnHagen
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Assembly line avatars help Ford Motor Co. reduce worker injury and improve vehicle quality
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Timber harvester benefits from next-generation power source that upgrades weld seam quality and appearance
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Industry experts provide views on the challenges and trends for the welding industry in 2017 and beyond
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A welding method often thought of as a tool for joining large parts is finding new uses
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Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow provides a launching pad for on-the-verge manufacturing technologies, like those found in naval construction
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Guidelines for improving welding performance with E6010 and E7018 electrodes
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A new welding system will be used in the construction of the 2020 Summer Olympics stadium in Tokyo
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Three young entrepreneurs prove that making it in the metalworking industry takes guts and gumption
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When it comes to arc welding versus laser welding, Nd:YAG and fiber laser systems offer a leg up with precision welding solutions
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In industrial applications, manufacturers benefit from tips for welding high-strength low-alloy steels
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Big data presents big opportunities along with big challenges
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Troubleshooting a poorly performing cable is an essential part of any MIG welding operation
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What to know about MIG gun liners, including selection, installation and troubleshooting
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Tips for successfully welding 4130 heat-treatable low-alloy steelÂ
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Laser texturing technique delivers a self-cleaning, antibacterial surface on sheet metal
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Understanding the sources and remedies of hydrogen-assisted cracking in pipeline welding applications
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An enhanced spray transfer MIG process yields faster welding travel speeds than conventional solutions
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Agriculture equipment manufacturers require sophisticated welding processes that offer flexibility and high productivity
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A new generation of welding system provides efficient all-around welding with extended functions
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After years of R&D, the laser welding wobble method is poised to address a range of fabricators’ advanced joining needs
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System automatically tracks critical welding parameters and makes the necessary adjustments for quality welds.
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Manufacturers’ heightened focus on exotic, high-strength metals pushes renewed interest in resistance welding
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Improvements in track motion systems allow for successful robotic arc welding
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MIG gun troubleshooting, repair and maintenance tips to maximize performance and uptime
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Tips for improving productivity in submerged arc welding applications
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The Netherlands was once home to many bike manufacturers, but labor costs drove them to offshore. A new startup looks to automate the process and bring production home.
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With the help of automation companies and a world-class systems integrator, storage trays are welded as if they were car parts
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Optimizing MIG welding requires an understanding of the seven variables of wire delivery
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A year into GMTA’s partnership with Arnold Ravensburg and laser welding and cladding in a small automated work cell leads the list of innovations
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If you can measure it, track it, and display it, you can improve the performance of your welding operations.
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Seven questions to ask before purchasing a welding information management solution
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Producing a quality laser weld should be a multi-pronged effort that begins at setup, continues with the welding process itself, and ends with post-processing work.
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An award winning technology helps welders improve their muscle memory to achieve a perfect weld.Â
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The PATH Act, which Congress recently signed into law, ushers in fiscal advantages through depreciation and a now-permanent U.S. tax deduction
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A collision of materials seeks to create a new type of weld.
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Implementing a new welding wire can offer productivity, quality benefits and more, but changing to a new wire may change everything. The payoff is worth it, says Hobart, and they gave us this list of factors to account for, to make the change a step-by-step, systematic process.
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ESAB’s new Rebel proves that designing products based on the voice of the customer leaves everyone on top
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Ohio State University researchers make advancements in vaporizing foil actuators, potentially changing the future of manufacturing
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In-bore welding uses high-powered optics and snake-arm robotics.
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E6010 electrodes, one of the basics for pipe and plate stick welding, are old standbys that are easily handled by industrial transformer-type welding machines. But the new generation of portable inverter-type machines don’t always handle them well. An industry expert tells the 6010 story and explains what to look for in an inverter welder for this penetrating electrode.
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To maximize the benefits of MIG welding, it’s best to know the criteria for selecting the right gun
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A resistance welder that debuted at Fabtech 2015 exemplifies the philosophies of lean manufacturing
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Using powder formulations to develop specific characteristics.
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For fabricators a simple and direct path to boosting profitability is to stop overpaying for material.  But how do you know with certainty if the price you are paying is fair? Today, thanks to the Internet and, surprisingly enough, your competitors, the answer is just a click away.
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New inverter uses high-speed communication to create an intelligent arc that responds quickly to variables in application
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While DC stick welding is the go-to option, AC stick might offer a better solution in some cases
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A hybrid machine incorporates generative laser deposition welding into a 5-axis milling machine
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Wisconsin-based Super Steel launches a training program to bring in skilled workers and support the local economy
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Advancements in multi-process welders help contractors address shipyard challenges
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The benefits of laser welding using filler rods to repair damaged molds
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Proper preparation of tungsten electrodes for arc welding begins with the fundamentals
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Robots can weld three to five times faster than manual welders. Now small shops can get in on the action quickly, using pre-packaged and pre-wired robotic welding cells. To judge if one is right for you, say the experts, think it through by following a few obvious, and not-so-obvious, evaluation guidelines.
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A welding expert explains how new filler metals meet some of the biggest physical and regulatory challenges in welding today. The takeaway is, stay close to your supplier and ask questions – demands are getting tougher, and the appropriate responses are changing fast.
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When fabricators embrace the latest laser system developments, cutting, welding and drilling improve
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Like a good recipe, a good welding procedure includes the information needed to make a quality weld
Welding
With welding systems designed and engineered to work together, users earn more benefits
Welding
Superior wear resistance and freedom-to-choose welding positions result in reduced operating costs
Welding
Best methods to nondestructively check for weld defects.
Welding
Auxiliary axis components allow for increased access when using robotics to weld parts.
Welding
High-speed rotating arc welding increases productivity and quality.
Welding
With IPG Photonics’ laser seam stepper, the benefits of resistance spot welding and laser welding come together.
Welding
A patented TIG welding process is the perfect candidate for automation
Welding
Plasma arc welding is the not best-known welding process, but it has its advantages.
Welding
A new robot from ABB delivers speed, versatility and quality to the Big Three and beyond
Welding
To successfully weld 6000 series aluminum, it’s important to understand all of the key aspects.
Welding
Understanding how low-hydrogen stick electrodes work and how to get the best weld out of them.
Welding
A pair of lightweight robots helps to limit manual welding tasks, making larger production runs more economical.
Welding
The lead VERA-enabled robot has a disc in its gripper. It shares this information with the secondary VERA robot, which has selected one of the correct nuts for this part and is positioning it onto the welder to be welded onto the disc. . Photo – Tim Jacobs
Welding
As automotive use of high-strength steels grows, so does the understanding of welding them. Welding thin sheet and production welding of galvanized steel are key challenges.
Welding
Advanced welding technology in a new multi-process system facilitates productivity and quality gains.
Welding
NASA’s primary center for atmospheric flight research is also home to a hardworking FAB shop.
Welding
Big equipment may mean big risks, but is there an opening for fabricators to invest in their own large-capacity machines?
Welding
Laser welding reduces weight and costs in transmission components
Welding
The metal fabrication industry continues to develop new alloys for new applications and products at a quick pace. This rapid development of different base metals sometimes requires new filler metals, unique shielding gases and equipment.
Welding
Iowa contractor gains optimized arc performance for critical pipe welding, simplified cable management and complete control at the weld joint.
Welding
‘Big’ means ships. This is an aspect of automation that isn’t obvious, unless you weld really big stuff. If you do, here’s a rundown. If you don’t, here’s automation for welding ships.
Welding
Waterjet cutting has made some great strides, but there are still misunderstandings about how much it has improved. And there are still more opportunities to harness its benefits in a variety of cutting applications.
Welding
We sometimes forget how mature laser welding is. It’s been around since the ‘80s, and the applications, properties and advantages have accumulated into an extensive technology.
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Welding
Everything is important in MIG welding. Even getting the liner set up right can mean the difference between welding and not welding.
Ted Zablocky, Welding Instructor at Lenape Technical School
Welding
Virtual Weld Training Is a Powerful Tool
Welding
Improvements to the welding process are often felt beyond the welding cell in upstream or downstream operations such as tooling, forming, weld prep, rework, inspection and post-weld cleaning. Measuring the effects of new welding processes or equipment may require input from other areas of the operation due to the potential wide-reaching impacts on the whole manufacturing process.
Welding
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