Aluminum Welding

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Aluminum GMAW push-pull welding system targets truck trailer manufacturing

June 10, 2014

The POWER MIG® 350MP Trailer Manufacturing One-Pak™ from Lincoln Electric provides push-pull wire feeding capability for trailer manufacturing sheet metal applications. The multiprocess package includes a Magnum® PRO AL air-cooled, push-pull gun; aluminum drive roll kits; SuperGlaze 5356...

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PWTV: Aluminum Welding Principles

Practical Welding Today®

Length: 12:45

Todd Bridigum, welding instructor at Minneapolis Community and Technical College and author of, “How to Weld,” provides an overview of the various principles behind welding aluminum successfully.

PWTV: Aluminum TIG welding

Practical Welding Today®

Length: 34:00

In this episode, Todd Bridigum, welding instructor at Minneapolis Community and Technical College and author of, “How to Weld,” focuses specifically on aluminum TIG welding.

Optimize your welding processes with the right gas and expertise

Date: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 1:00 PM (CST)

Sponsored by Air Products

Length: 60:00

Air Products brings welding expertise and optimal performance to your shop floor. You'll see a live demonstration of our MAXX™ shielding gas blends and how they compare to a traditional industry standard gas blend.

FABTECH 2014

November 11-13, 2014
  • Georgia World Congress Center
  • Atlanta, GA
  • FABTECH heads to Atlanta, GA November 11-13, 2014 bringing together an anticipated 27,000 attendees and 1,400 exhibiting companies all under one roof. The show provides a backdrop for visitors to experience live equipment demonstration, find cost savings solutions, and network with industry peers throughout the 500,000+ square feet of show floor throughout the B and C buildings at the George World Congress Center. The event also provides learning opportunities beyond the exhibits with over 100 educational sessions and expert-led presentations on the latest industry trends and technology in the metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing industries.

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    AWS presents Extraordinary Welding Award to Times Square New Year's Eve ball

    January 10, 2014

    The American Welding Society (AWS), Miami, has presented an Extraordinary Welding Award to the Times Square New Year’s Eve ball. The award recognizes technical design or outstanding development in welded fabrication, as well as welding excellence in construction, fabrication, and manufacturing....

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    Welding system module allows welding process customization - TheFabricator.com

    Welding system module allows welding process customization

    November 18, 2013

    The Lincoln Electric Co. has introduced the Power Wave® Advanced module with AC welding capability to run aluminum processes. The welding system module performs several processes: SMAW, GMAW, pulsed GMAW, GTAW, and Surface Tension Transfer® (STT®). STT is a controlled GMAW...

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    Lincoln Electric receives presidential award for exports

    May 23, 2013

    The U.S. Acting Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank has presented Lincoln Electric, Cleveland, with the President's "E" Award for Exports. According to the company, the award is the highest recognition any U.S. entity may receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S....

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    ESAB wins 2013 sales and customer service award

    May 21, 2013

    ESAB Cutting Systems, a provider of welding filler metals, equipment, and accessories in Florence, S.C., has been awarded the 2013 Gold Stevie Award for Sales and Customer Service. The company was recognized as the Sales Turnaround of the Year from more than 1,200 entries from organizations in...

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    Underwater aluminum GMAW - TheFabricator.com

    Underwater aluminum GMAW

    May 3, 2013

    The U.S. Navy has been searching for new weld-repair methods on its aluminum-hulled ships beyond dry docking, which is impractical and costly. Phoenix Intl., an underwater services company that has held the Navy’s Diving Services contract for the past 15 years, may have found one: underwater aluminum GMAW in a hyperbaric chamber.

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    AlcoTec offers aluminum welding technology program

    April 18, 2013

    AlcoTec's School of Aluminum Welding Technology: Theory & Practice Program is designed to incorporate both a theoretical and practical approach to welding aluminum alloys. Designed for welding engineers, product design engineers, and sales personnel, the program includes comprehensive classroom...

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    5 tips for successful aluminum GTAW - TheFabricator.com

    5 tips for successful aluminum GTAW

    March 1, 2013

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    Aluminum has garnered a reputation for being difficult to weld, especially when using gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW). Mastering the process isn’t as daunting as you might think. All you really need for successful aluminum GTAW is an understanding of the metal’s unique properties and the welding preparation techniques and tools you’ll need to address those properties.

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    Weld-Ed establishes summer workshop series for welding educators

    February 4, 2013

    The National Center for Welding Education and Training (Weld-Ed), located at Lorain County Community College in Lorain, Ohio, has announced its 2013 professional development workshop series, which includes five training modules. The hands-on, instructional workshops offer welding educators...

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    Fronius USA promotes four employees

    February 4, 2013

    Fronius USA LLC, Portage, Ind., a subsidiary of Fronius Intl. GmbH and manufacturer of welding equipment, has promoted four team members. David Grant (VSP NorthEast Brighton) and Chris Bliven (Central Region) have been promoted from area sales managers to regional sales managers in their...

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    AWS opens new global headquarters

    December 14, 2012

    The American Welding Society (AWS) celebrated the grand opening of its new global headquarters in Doral, Fla., with an open house ceremony Nov. 30. The organization held a building dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony that welcomed more than 200 board members, international counterparts and...

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