February 2016
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There’s more to effective press brake automation than robots and programs. You have to start with a tool concept that doesn’t require a human to adjust and compensate for the limitations of a mindless machine.

February 16, 2016

In-bore welding uses high-powered optics and snake-arm robotics.

February 16, 2016

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.

February 16, 2016

Trained to fight side-by-side against a common enemy, some vets and soon-to-be veterans are now being trained to fabricate and work metal, learning skills for a new fight: Life after war.

February 16, 2016
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