Lincoln PAPR Viking 3350 helmetClick image to enlargeLincoln Electric has introduced the Viking PAPR (Powered Air Purifying Respirator) 3350 welding helmet, a complete powered system that draws air fron the envronment through a HEPA filter located on the belt to deliver filtered air in the breathing zone within a premium level Viking auto-darkening welding helmet.

 This model, which offers dual airflow speed, is powered by a battery that can last a full eight-hour shift without interruption. A patent-pending adjustable baffling system inside the helmet directs airflow away from the eyes to avoid dryness. The lightweight design of the helmet and belt pack allow for unrestricted movement. The VIKING PAPR is equipped with a 3350 Series Welding Helmet that has a perfect 1/1/1/1 optical clarity rating (EN379).

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Prep tool for orbital welding

ESCO Tool offers a heavy-duty I.D. clamping pipe milling end prep tool that can J-prep bevel, face, and bore all hard pipe alloys in preparation for orbital welding.

Multi-purpose portable welder

The Multiprocess 201 SLM from Canaweld is a powerful, portable and intelligent welding machine. 

Welding fume control system

Lincoln Electric has introduced the Statiflex Complete weld fume control system series, available in a 4, 8 or 12 bank configuration.

Surviving the ride

by Andrew Brooks

Managing energy market ups and downs

Robotic inspection system

ABB has introduced a new robotic inspection system. It was developed through a collaboration between ABB and UB3D, a provider of digital, 3D inspection and quality control solutions.

Rethinking metal-cored wires

by Robert Fox

Getting the most out of metal-cored wires: So you’ve switched … now what?

Talking Safety

Shop Metalworking Technology discusses welding safety with Dave Hisey

Secure remote access for welding power sources

Fronius has added internet capability to its latest TPS/i welding platform. Called FeeL (Fronius everytime easy Link), staff can access power sources from their own workplace PC, smartphone or tablet through a LAN connection.

Welder heat stress: keeping workers safe

There is no singular solution when it comes to heat stress prevention, and specialized apparel by itself may not be enough to keep workers functioning at their best. Every welding environment is different, and organizations typically employ a combination of measures that meet their needs.

New welding and consumables catalogue

Bernard and Tregaskiss have released a joint MIG welding guns and consumables catalogue.

MIG consumables for MIG torch series

ESAB brand Tweco has introduced the VELOCITY2 series of MIG consumables for the Spray Master, Classic Number and Supra SEHD series MIG torches.

2018 SHOP TALK

by Andrew Brooks

Job shops in Canada discuss challenges and successes

AlumaFeed 450 combines extra power and duty cycle with the latest in synergic pulse and profile pulse welding

Miller Electric Mfg. Co.’s new AlumaFeed 450MPa is the dedicated aluminum machine built-in synergic or standard Pulsed MIG capabilities and designed with power to raise the bar, while still affording out-of-the box performance and ease of use in a package that in aluminum exclusive design.

CanWeld Conference 2015

CanWeld Conference September 13-15, 2015

Delta Hotel, St. John's NL

Registration and details.

Welding In Circles

by Nestor Gula

Orbital welding shines in tube and pipe applications

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