Welding Technology

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May 24, 2022

Projection welding of fasteners to hot stamped boron components

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Kemppi A5 MIG rail system 2500 768

May 5, 2022

The effects of the pandemic continue to rock the global economy, and the robotic welding sector has not been immune. But it holds steady, and in fact, is picking up pace. Torben Henriksen, Sales Manager at Kemppi Danmark A/S, analyses some of the more interesting trends expected to arise in the robotic welding market in 2022.

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The TRUMPF TruArc Weld 1000 purchased by Teknion includes a combination of intuitive programming with a MIG welding torch, a collaborative welding system with six axes, and a force moment sensor.

April 20, 2022

A case study of the speed and flexibility possible through welding automation

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April 20, 2022

In search of “massive” productivity gains in process pipe welding

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CNC

April 20, 2022

As Canada’s aerospace industry starts its path to rebounding, there are opportunities for small and medium-sized shops looking to get in the game

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Fronius’ LaserHybrid solution is a combination of MIG/MAG and laser welding.  IMAGE: FRONIUS

March 21, 2022

Fiber laser welding technology has quickly advanced as the must-have solution for high-volume, low-mix demands. We explore why.

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Renishaw (Canada) president Dafydd Williams (left) shakes on the representation deal with Vince D’Alessio, president of Elliott Matsuura Canada.

March 21, 2022

by Lou Smyrlis

Elliott Matsuura Canada has partnered with Renishaw (Canada) to represent and promote Renishaw Additive Manufacturing (AM) machines in Canada. 

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3D metal printer

March 21, 2022

by Noelle Stapinsky

3D printing important part of options available to Aarkel

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courtesy RoboFab and Novarc

March 11, 2022

Pipe welding operations are being squeezed on both ends of the talent spectrum and it’s only going to get worse.

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Fronius Laserhybrid

March 11, 2022

Fiber laser welding technology has quickly advanced as the must have solution for high volume, low mix demands. Is it right for your shop?

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Novarc's new NovEye smart vision and image processing system

March 3, 2022

Novarc has introduced the NovEye smart vision and image processing system.

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Red Deer, Alta.-based RoboFab was looking for welding consistency in fabricating high-pressure process piping. Spool Welding Robot machines from Novarc Technologies, a Canadian company, checked all the boxes. Image: RoboFab

February 18, 2022

by Noelle Stapinsky

Alberta-based virtual design and construction firm hones in on AI and collaborative robotics to drive consistency and capture critical data

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Are you ready for the future?

February 18, 2022

by Noelle Stapinsky

What Canada’s auto industry, and the shops supplying it, must do to become a fiercely innovative, advanced manufacturing powerhouse for electric vehicles

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Laser cladding courtesy of Group Six

February 11, 2022

When it comes to the industrial use of lasers, most people are familiar with their application in operations such as laser cutting and additive manufacturing. However, there is a lot more that can be done by projecting a high-powered beam onto a base material.

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photo by pexels pavel chernonogov

February 11, 2022

Too many projects are not properly planning for their Welding Process Specification (WPS) reviews, placing the project at risk, according to welding industry veteran Roy Christensen of KT Project.

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courtesy Hypertherm

February 1, 2022

Hypertherm is now accepting applications for its Spark Something Great educational grant program which will provide 12 North American schools with a Powermax45 XP air plasma system and in-person training from a Hypertherm product expert.  

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Fanuc M-1000A

January 20, 2022

 

FANUC America has introduced the new M-1000iA robot capable of handling very heavy products including automotive components, construction materials and battery packs for electric vehicles. 

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Fronius welding pic 1

January 14, 2022

Almost every industry is focused on smarter and more innovative technology solutions. The common goal has always been striving for quality, repeatability and increased efficiency, all elements that today’s welding solution providers are hyper focused on.

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SWRHyperFill 1

December 17, 2021

Novarc claims its recently launched SWR+HyperFill is modernizing historic welding practices, allowing pipe fabrication shops to realize higher performance and productivity, while improving their bottom line.

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Photo by pexels danial abdullah

December 10, 2021

Never mind Covid-19 restrictions and supply chain disruptions, the biggest challenge the metalworking industry faces over the next decade is finding skilled labor, says Marc Hasrouny and as president of the Canadian Machine Tool Distributors’ Association (CMTDA) he plans to make addressing this issue his top priority.

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