Comparing welding wire at Weld.comClick image to enlargeThe Weld.com guys sure don't look like the type to pour over formulas on a white board, but don't let that beard fool you.

In this video they compare solid wire spray versus gas shielded flux core versus metal core.

To compare the three wires they calculate wire efficiency, heat input, melt off rate and deposition rate.

Watch the video below:

Robotic bending operation

Amada's EG 6013 AR bending cell (a servo-electric press brake) uses the world's first dual servo-electric drive, allowing for high speed and high precision. Combined with a bending robot, the EG AR bends small parts, eliminating the need for human operation and reducing the risk of danger when dealing with small, difficult-to-handle parts.

CNC plasma/oxy-fuel and flame cutting

Koike Aronson's Mastergraph EX2 metal cutting machine is manufactured in the US and designed to work in challenging environments. The Mastergraph EX2 can be fully customized to fit production needs and increase your productivity. Multiple plasma stations, oxy-fuel stations, oxy-fuel stations, marking options, as well as, full contour plasma beveling, which is controlled through a very easy to use operator interface.

Robotic education cell for training

Lincoln Electric partnered with Fanuc to create the robotic education cell. It serves as a portable training system for classroom use and gives students the opportunity to gain insights into proper programming for operating a robot.

Ten amazing machines

Here’s a look at some impressive technology, from a huge horizontal grinder to a massive machine that replaces rails, ties and gravel track beds at the same time.

Flash welding vs. Butt welding

Do you know the difference between a resistance flash butt weld and a resistance butt weld? 

Managing cutting tools in the digital age

Zoller's solution for tool identification and data transfer is a simple and reliable process, claims the company. It offers reliable data transfer without network connection using Zoller's zidCode.

Video: 3D printing locking wheel nuts for Ford

Ford has partnered with 3D printing developer EOS to 3D print serial production versions of customized, individual locking wheel nuts that prevent tire theft.

Future for automotive production: 2016 Audi Smart Factory

Audi is making its production fit for the future with the smart factory. In this factory of the future, big data – the creation and intelligent connection of large volumes of data – will facilitate data‑driven and thus highly flexible and highly efficient manufacturing. Source: Car TV, You Tube

Get that new machine up and running

DMG MORI has launched a “blended learning” experience to help machine operators learn to use a new DMG Mori machine in only a few days.

Welding to go in robotic compact footprint cell

A KUKA KR AGILUS six axis robot is part of a robotic welding cell, a mini robotic cell developed by integrator Paul von der Bank GmbH in operation at Bruninghaus & Drisser in Hilden, Germany.

Making the Bugatti Chiron

The How it's Made series looks at how the Bugatti Chiron is manufactured.

Designing homes with steel

A visual tour of 42 beautifully designed homes constructed with structural steel.

Building the world's most luxurious cruise ship

Learn what goes in to plan, design and build one of the world's most luxurious crusie ships.

Canadian companies finding ways to help

This video created by HuffPost Canada outlines a few Canadian companies looking for ways to help ease the burden caused by Covid-19.

Turning for large part production

Mazak's Mega Turn 500MS is designed for industries that require heavy metal removal in large part production environments.

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