Welding

Image from TWI: EB lithography and diode laser welding key to achieving the worlds smallest welds in plastics

June 11, 2015

UK-based TWI Ltd., in collaboration with the University of Cambridge in the UK, has developed a novel welding technique to create what TWI says is the world's smallest weld in thermoplastic material.

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Welding aluminum is different, not necessarily difficult, says Rob Krause of Alco-Tec Wire, an ESAB brand.

June 2, 2015

by Tim Wilson

Lightweight alloys present new welding challenges

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Porosity in stick welding is often found when using low-hydrodgen electrodes.

June 2, 2015

Overcome porosity for high quality stick welds

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Thomas Mittmann  is president of  Mittmann Inc., Canadian  distributor for WTO.

April 27, 2015

by Thomas Mittmann

Driven tools with quick-change systems save money upfront, and long term

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Gaining the desired results from welding automation doesn’t happen by chance. It's important to follow best practices to gain the best efficiencies and your ROI.

April 27, 2015

by Kevin Summers

From tooling to training: What you need to know about welding automation

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Shaun Reylea is manager of the North American technical support team for Fronius USA.

April 27, 2015

by Shaun Relyea

What is it and why use it?

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ESAB welding helmet Aristo Tech HD

April 18, 2015

The Aristo Tech HD welding helmet from ESAB Welding & Cutting Products is the company's first auto-darkening helmet with an optical class of 1/1/1/1, indicating the highest optical performance possible according to the EN 370 standard.

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TRUMPF's TruLaserRobot 5020 with an automatic rotary changer.

March 30, 2015

by Mary Scianna

Laser welding offers many advantages, but is it the right technology for you?

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This crash-test gives an impressive demonstration of the interplay and effect of the aluminium-steel component; the aluminium absorbs the deformation energy while the steel maintains the desired clearance. Image: Fronius

February 12, 2015

As automotive manufacturers continue to shift towards lighter weight materials, they've refocused their attention on a breakthrough technology that allows welders to weld steel and aluminum. The hybrid material provides manufacturers with the strength of steel combined with the light weight of aluminum.

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Larry Koscielski

February 10, 2015

by Larry Koscielski

What to look out for in projection welding of fasteners

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