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Biobased metal forming lubricant can be welded through

September 16, 2014

Metalloid Corp. offers Addvance 5430, a multifunctional metal forming lubricant for soft metals. The oil-free lubricant is manufactured with natural ingredients that are both biodegradable and biorenewable. The lubricant can be used as received or diluted with water to form metal parts....

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Rebuild service restores resistance welding systems

September 15, 2014

Taylor-Winfield Technologies Inc. offers a rebuild and repurpose service to restore resistance welding systems and automated assembly systems from any manufacturer to like-new condition. Full integration also is available on any welding...

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ESAB celebrates 110 years in business

September 15, 2014

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products, a manufacturer of arc and gas welding equipment, manual and automated plasma cutting products, CNC cutting systems, welding automation and robotics, welding consumables, accessories, and PPE in Florence, S.C., marks its 110th anniversary in September 2014. In...

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Catalog highlights tooling for metals, composites

September 15, 2014

Benz Inc. has released a new 40-page catalog detailing its tooling systems for applications for the metals and composites industries. The tooling is designed for turning and milling machines. The catalog highlights the tooling systems’ high torque transmission, accuracy, and high rigidity....

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Mayville Eng. Co. named one of America’s fastest-growing private companies

September 15, 2014

Mayville Eng. Co. (MEC), Mayville, Wis., has been named to the Inc. 5000 list as one of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The firm was added to the list at number 3,623 in recognition of its achieving 89 percent growth over three years. The manufacturer, a provider of...

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Laser hybrid welding process includes inductive preheating

September 15, 2014

Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. and the Leibniz Universität Hannover have developed a hybrid welding system with inductive preheating. This process can be used for single-layer welding of high-strength, fine-grain structural steels up to a thickness of 0.79 in. Before the welding process takes...

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Silgan acquires Van Can Co.

September 15, 2014

Silgan Holdings Inc., Stamford, Conn., a supplier of rigid packaging for shelf-stable food and other consumer goods products, has acquired substantially all of the assets and assumed certain specified limited liabilities of Van Can Co., San Diego, a manufacturer of metal containers. The acquired...

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Surface-mount dock lift requires no pit

September 15, 2014

Southworth Products Corp. offers SMDDL surface-mount scissor dock lifts that require no pit, making them suitable for leased or temporary buildings. With a lowered height of 5 in. and a raised height of 58 in., the lifts can access loads on truck beds of any height and transfer them to a...

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Atlas Machine opens satellite location in Indianapolis

September 15, 2014

Louisville, Ky.-based Atlas Machine and Supply Inc. has opened a location in Indianapolis to support its expanded distributorship of Gardner Denver industrial air compressors, Cameron centrifugal air compressors, and other compressed air products. The company offers new and reconditioned...

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Manual plasma cutting/gouging system removes up to 25 lbs. of carbon steel per hour

September 15, 2014

Victor® Thermal Dynamics® has launched an improved PAK 200i manual plasma cutting and gouging system. It delivers 100 percent duty cycle at 200 amps, is capable of hand cutting up to 2.75 in. on mild steel and 10 IPM on 2-in. carbon steel, and removes up to 25 lbs. of carbon steel per hour....

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Sheet Metal Welding Conference XVI

October 22 - 24, 2014
  • VisTaTech Center
  • Livonia, MI
  • The AWS Detroit Section has been a part of the Metro Detroit Community since 1924. As a member of the American Welding Society (www.aws.org), we participate and share in information and activities through the main organization located in Miami, Florida, as well as with other sections across the United States. We welcome you to our site, and encourage you to join our organization and our dream in continuing to encourage and profit the welding community and it's future.

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    Want to take up powder coating?

    September 15, 2014

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    As more metal fabricators look to increase value-added activities, they are considering adding a powder coating line. Before they do that, however, they need to know what's involved. They need to select a system that fits a specific footprint, can deliver the customers’ surface appearance and corrosion protection requirements, and meets budget constraints. In other words, they really need to do their homework.

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    Weld Cleanup Poses Challenges for Oilfield Workers

    September 15, 2014

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    Attention to proper weld cleaning is especially critical in field applications.

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    Hobart Institute adds two staff members

    September 12, 2014

    Hobart Institute of Welding Technology, Troy, Ohio, has hired Shanda Allen as registrar/bursar and Fred Henman as technical training instructor. Allen has 19 years of experience in the educational field. She has served as an elementary school teacher, a college-level instructor, GED coordinator,...

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    The Material Works enters into agreement allowing SMS Siemag to provide EPS pickling lines

    September 12, 2014

    The Material Works Ltd. (TMW), Red Bud, Ill., and SMS Siemag AG (SMS), Düsseldorf, Germany, have entered into an agreement whereby SMS may offer, design, build, and install processing lines incorporating eco pickled surface (EPS) cells for descaling carbon and stainless coiled strip steel....

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