ABB Robotics Weldguide IVClick image to enlarge

ABB Robotics' Weldguide IV is a powerful Thru-Arc tracking sensor based on patented technology and designed for ABB robotic welding systems. It's designed to track difficult welding joint variations resulting from cast components or other pre-process problems.

Automated part positioning with weld verification software

A product overview of Lincoln Electric’s Smart Positioner, which combines automated part positioning with step-by-step software enabled weld verification for control of large, complex weld assemblies.

Northern Ontario college adds women's welding program

Collège Boréal, a French language post secondary institution in Kapuskasing, Ont., has announced a new 20-week welding program for Indigenous women.

A closer look at Manufacturing 4.0

The future of manufacturing – Manufacturing 4.0, AI, Big Data – and lessons from automation at a Toyota forklift plant in Sweden, presented by futurist keynote speaker Patrick Dixon.

Titan Gilroy likes the Haimer face shield

Titan Gilroy knows what it's like to work the floor in a machine shop. 

Additive manufacturing for motorbikes

Additive manufacturing technology from Renishaw improves bike's front suspension system

TransFIORmers, a Moto2 race motorcycle, is defying conventions by racing with a front suspension system that is radically different compared to any other Moto2 race bike; a suspension system inspired by Christian Boudinot's mentor Claude Fior, a maverick bike designer.

Nova Scotia: In Position

by Andrew Brooks

Poised to grow – but ‘hanging on’ for now

Welding with high power diode lasers

by Keith Parker, Coherent Inc.

Laser welding with CO2, fiber and various types of solid state lasers is a well established process currently utilized in a wide range of industries and applications.

Better and Faster

by Andrew Brooks

In a demanding industry, survival and success require constant improvement

The Bond & Beyond

by Noelle Stapinsky

As more shops embrace fiber laser welding technology, the new focus is on increasing automation 

Welding Insights: Engaging youth

by Ian Campbell

Why getting youth into the welding sector should matter to you

Job Shops - British Columbia - Aluminum influence

by Mary Scianna

Aluminum production investments spur BC shop expansion

A marriage of convenience

Hybrid welding systems are gaining ground in more markets

Hybrid welding systems are making inroads in automated fabricating processes because they hold the promise of improving process efficiency and productivity, improving weld quality and lowering production costs.

The incredible inventions of intuitive AI | Maurice Conti

What do you get when you give a design tool a digital nervous system? Computers that improve our ability to think and imagine, and robotic systems that come up with (and build) radical new designs for bridges, cars, drones and much more -- all by themselves.

Hypertherm expands support for welding education

Hypertherm is expanding its support to welding schools and training programs in Canada and the US by making all ten hours of is AWS Sense approved curriculum available for free download by teachers. At the same time, the company is launching a new educational grant program to place Powermax systems in Canadian and US schools.

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