Consumables Products

The devil is in the details, especially when it comes to welding processes. This technology area has information on consumables, including cutting tips, electrodes and wire, spatter prevention compounds, temporary purge dams, and welding torch components.

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Lightweight fume gun reduces weld fume exposure by 90 to 95 percent

October 25, 2016

RoboVent has released the Extractor™, a new fume gun that captures 90 to 95 percent of weld fumes at the source, in a package just slightly larger than a standard weld gun. The unit integrates a welding gun with a source extraction system, so fumes are captured as soon as they are generated. It...

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Nickel-based welding wire, covered electrodes introduced

October 19, 2016

Sandvik has added a new welding wire and covered electrodes to its Sanicro™ line of nickel-based welding materials. Complementing the introductions is a new flux, Sandvik 69S, designed for ESW high-speed cladding.The nickel-based grades include Sanicro 55 welding wire (alloy 686/ERNiCrMo-14), as...

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Welding torch is water-cooled

September 19, 2016

The D/F Pistol Grip Gun is water-cooled inside and out. The slip-in contact tip is held by an adapter that is threaded into the water-cooled body to help increase contact tip life. The copper gas cup also is threaded into the front water-cooled nozzle assembly. The torch can run 0.035- to 1/8-in....

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Electrode provides low-temperature strength

September 14, 2016

Select-Arc Inc. offers an all-position, flux-cored, gas-shielded electrode that is developed to maintain tensile strength and high toughness at low temperature after long or repeated postweld heat treatment.The 7000-SRC is designed to maintain its mechanical properties after extended stress relief...

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GTAW nozzles available in shield gas orifice diameters of ¾ to 1-1/2 in.

September 6, 2016® Inc. offers a full line of Monster™ GTAW nozzles, with shield gas orifices from ¾ to 1½ in. dia. Each nozzle is fitted with a stainless steel gas diffuser to help improve gas flow and coverage for GTAW of exotic and specialty alloys.The variety of nozzle sizes enables fabricators...

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GMAW gun online configurator includes reverse part number lookup function

August 24, 2016

Bernard and Tregaskiss have introduced a new reverse part number lookup function for their semiautomatic and robotic GMAW gun online configurators—online tools that allow users to customize a GMAW gun by selecting amperage, neck style and angle, and consumables.The reverse part number lookup...

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App assists with welding wire selection

August 22, 2016

Castolin Eutectic has launchedthe new EnDOtec EasySelector app for Android smartphones. It is designed tohelp users choose the correct EnDOTec welding wire depending on the type ofwear on their industrial parts: abrasion, erosion, impact, fatigue, heat, orfriction. Industrialcomponents can...

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Electrode designed for large structural and offshore applications

August 17, 2016

Select-Arc Inc. has introduced an all-position, flux-cored, gas-shielded electrode designed for welding HSLA steels such as HY-80. The new Select 550Ni is developed to maintain a yield strength of 80 KSI and impact toughness at –76 degrees F. The wire produces minimal spatter emission on 100...

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Complex carbide hardface welding alloy resists extreme abrasion, heat

July 27, 2016

Postle Industries has introduced a complex carbide hardfacing alloy that resists extreme abrasion. It is available as a flux-cored wire (Postalloy 2836-SPL) and tubular electrode (Postalloy 218HD). The high-hardness, multicarbide welding alloys withstand high-stress grinding, low-stress...

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GMAW gun offers impact-resistant handle

July 5, 2016

American Torch Tip has introduced the Lightning® Curve semiautomatic GMAW gun. Its ergonomic N-66 handle is engineered with impact additives to withstand extreme contact. The gun features high-strength cabling and a gooseneck crafted from insulated aircraft...

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Cutting torches made for use with all fuel gases

June 6, 2016

Uniweld Products Inc. has introduced the newest line of Ameriflame/Uniweld heavy-duty cutting torches. The V-Style, tube-mix AF900C 23-in. torch is designed for all fuel gases. The H-Style, head-mix, 21-in. torches—AF62-3ELC and AF62F-3ELC—use acetylene or propane/all fuel gases, respectively....

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Flux-cored wire offers high deposition rates, travel speeds

June 3, 2016

Hobart has announced the availability of its new FabCO® 85HXP gas-shielded, flux-cored wire. The wire offers increased deposition rates and travel speeds for welding materials up to 8 in. thick. It is suitable for flat and horizontal welding of earth-moving equipment, nonalloyed and fine-grain...

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Tubular hardfacing electrodes offer high abrasion resistance

May 25, 2016

Postle Industries offers tubular hardfacing electrodes for severe abrasion applications and those involving high heat or impact. The tubular design allows for a greater volume of carbides than ever before for increased abrasion resistance, says the manufacturer. Available in ¼, 3/8, and ½...

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Flux-cored wire withstands 1,200 degrees F while maintaining hardness

May 23, 2016

New Weld Mold® 5551 flux-cored wire withstands extreme heat conditions for extreme welding applications by maintaining superior hardness retention in temperatures as high as 1,200 degrees F. According to the company, testing proves that the hardness capabilities of the wire continue to improve as...

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Hardfacing wire creates no hazardous chromium byproducts

May 11, 2016

Eutectic has introduced BoroTec 600 Cr-Free, which it says is the hardest wire with no hazardous chromium byproducts that can be used in a range of steel components subject to severe abrasion or erosion by mineral particles, sand, rocks, and gravel. The wire is engineered with boron carbides in...

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