Lincoln Electric Tech Tip: welding thin aluminumClick image to enlarge

Thin aluminum can be difficult to weld, but with the proper settings and procedure your TIG welds will turn out perfectly. In this video, Wyatt Swaim shows you how to weld 6061 aluminum using a Lincoln Electric Invertex V205-T.

 

Education, tickets and employment

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Lincoln Electric recognized for ISO energy initiatives

Lincoln Electric Company of Canada, Toronto, was recently recognized for its energy management initatives and accreditation to the ISO 5001 energy management standard.

Laser meltdown

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Welding equipment to grow 5.34% CAGR by 2019

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Tailstock fundamentals

Learn to use the tailstock on your CNC turning centre more effectively.

Mike Whitehead new president at Lincoln Electric Canada

Mike Whitehead has been appointed president of Lincoln Electric Canada effective January 1, 2015. He succeeds Joseph G. Doria, who has retired as president and CEO of the company.

Intelligent fiber laser cutting

Mazak Optonics' OptiPlex Fiber II fiber laser cutting machine is now offered in a 6 kW version. The machine offers fabricators "intelligent" processing functions via it's Intelligent Setup system, including auto nozzle changing, auto focus positioning, auto profiler calibration, focus detection, beam diameter control, and auto nozzle cleaning. Pierce, burn and plasma detection functions are also part of the system.

CWB launches national welding program

The Canadian Welding Bureau Group (CWB Group) has launched a national welding program to standardize welding education in Canada and help to fill the skilled trades gap by developing a new generation of highly skilled welders.

Chip formation in indexable drilling

Effective chip control is the most important factor in indexable insert drilling operations and is essential for quality hole making.

Welding trainer supports welding 18 in. joints

RealWeld Trainer, the only in-situ welding training device designed to record and score welding technique while performing real arc-on welds, has been enhanced to allow for testing 18-in. (457 mm) weld joints.

Fiber laser/punch combination

Amada’s ACIES AJ series fiber laser/punch combination machine in action.

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