Welding Weldng

June 12, 2015

Lincoln Electric's Bill Hodges demonstrates how to remove and replace the consumables within a quick disconnect torch head. Knowing what to do will save you time and money.

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October 23, 2012

ESAB
Reducing distortion by 80-90%
Hybrid laser welding combines a high energy laser beam with conventional arc welding (commonly GMAW) to create an optimal weld pool.

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Hypertherm expands support for welding education

May 18, 2015

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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Hypertherm Powermax45 XP plasma cutter

February 7, 2017

Hypertherm is holding its "Spark Something Great" education grant program again in 2017. The contest is open to Canadian and US schools and 10 North American winners will receive Hypertherm's new Powermax45 XP plasma cutting and gouging system and the company's Plasma Cutting Technology: Theory and Practice curriculum kit.

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May 20, 2012

Courtesy of Weldcraft

Unlike its welding counterparts—stick, MIG and flux-cored welding— TIG welding is a slow business.

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Miller Continuum 500 System

January 1, 2015

The Continuum 500 from Miller Electric Mfg. Co. provides improved arc starts and more stable arc performance, generating better results from we4lding operators of all skill levels when welding on thin or thick metals, according to the company.

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Advanced pulse waveforms and weld data monitoring can help welding businesses with production planning and job bidding.  Images: Lincoln Electric

February 9, 2017

by Nestor Gula

Increasing weld production in small and medium sized firms

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March 11, 2012

As anyone in the fabricating and welding business knows, process and part inspection is a critical component of a successful business. Build and weld a poor part will simply guarantee failure.

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A small number of welds on the frame have to be done manually, as the robots are unable to access them. Challenges are stick out fluctuations and the appearance of the weld seam.

December 2, 2015

An Austrian manufacturer of motobike chassis components has improved weld seam quality and increased welding productivity with the introduction of a welding system from Fronius, the TPS/i series.

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January 4, 2015

Aspect 375 is an inverted TIG welding system that offers welders a more efficient welding process.

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Irving Oil Refinery

August 20, 2015

Irving Oil has announced plans to invest $200 million in a turnaround project at its Sain John, NB, facility that is expected to generate approximately 3,000 jobs for onsite workers.

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Irving Shipbuilding welding activity

March 5, 2015

The East Coast's manufacturers will soon be gearing up for metal fabrication and welding as work on the long-awaited Navy patrol ships is set to begin in September at Irving Shipbuilding in Halifax.

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Lamiera 2019, Italy's metal fabricating trade show

February 14, 2019

If you operate a metal fabricating business in Canada, the Italian Trade Commission wants to hear from you. It is inviting candidates to contact the office for a trip to Milan, Italy to attend the country's largest metal fabricating trade show, Lamiera 2019.

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Coastline's owners purchased their facility instead of renting; Co-owner David Culbert says it's one way to remain competitive and keep costs down.

August 4, 2014

by Kip Hanson

Shop sets itself apart with gas, consumables distribution

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ZanRon's owner Ed Rooney has his sites set on growing his business in the liquefied natural gas industry because of pending investments in the region.

August 4, 2014

by Mary Scianna

Aluminum production investments spur BC shop expansion

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Marcus Carius

August 4, 2014

by Kip Hanson

Shop is the go-to place for weird and difficult work

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A worker at PMT"s facility welds pieces together on a valve.

August 4, 2014

by Tim Wilson

Growing demand in Western Canada

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Mulgrave has found success specializing in pressure vessel production.

August 3, 2014

by Kip Hanson

Carving a niche with pressure vessel production

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To better serve the nuclear industry the shop has invested in high end five axis machines.

August 3, 2014

by Tim Wilson

Shifting focus on the growing nuclear energy industry

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