Consumables

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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AlcoTec Wire premieres new video

April 11, 2013

AlcoTec Wire Corp. has posted a new video on its website, www.alcotec.com, and on YouTube at www.youtube.com/esabweb that highlights the company's products, history, and processes. The 7-minute movie highlights the AlumaPak and MiniPak packages, which offer twist-free wire delivery; and the...

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Chromium carbide materials resist abrasive wear - TheFabricator.com

Chromium carbide materials resist abrasive wear

April 9, 2013

Kjellberg offers the Fidur line of products, which includes cladded standard and special sheets, ready-to-install parts, and flux-cored wires for surface welding. Fidur 10/65, 10/65V, and 10/65W are chromium carbide materials that resist abrasive wear. Standard surface-welded sheets can be...

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CenterLine (Windsor) Ltd. appoints corporate account manager - TheFabricator.com

CenterLine (Windsor) Ltd. appoints corporate account manager

April 9, 2013

CenterLine (Windsor) Ltd., Windsor, Ont., has added Greg Van Dyke to its sales team as an account manager specializing in resistance welding consumables and automation component products. Van Dyke has more than 10 years of resistance welding experience in sales and service with Resistance...

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GMAW Aluminum

Aluminum filler metals: What you should know about selection, storage, operation, and equipment

April 5, 2013

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Aluminum requires special attention during welding. Among the critical considerations for optimal aluminum welding is proper filler metal selection.

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Carbide application unit deposits up to 0.007 in. - TheFabricator.com

Carbide application unit deposits up to 0.007 in.

March 18, 2013

Rocklin Mfg. Co. has introduced the new Rocklinizer model 850 carbide application unit, which features a rotary applicator for fast application. Other features include touch-panel controls and digital readout for deposit thickness and applicator speed. The 35-lb. unit deposits and impregnates...

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The impact of impact toughness - TheFabricator.com

The impact of impact toughness

March 15, 2013

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Choosing a filler metal with the right mechanical and chemical properties for your application is critical. Correct properties not only ensure the proper weld strength, but may also help prevent costly complications. In applications that endure rapid or cyclic loading, experience extreme service temperatures, or are subject to other stressors that threaten the integrity of the weld, using a filler metal that provides the proper impact toughness is especially important.

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Hypertherm opens new facility that will create up to 500 new jobs - TheFabricator.com

Hypertherm opens new facility that will create up to 500 new jobs

March 5, 2013

Hypertherm, a U.S. based manufacturer of advanced cutting systems, celebrated the grand opening of a new 160,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Lebanon, New Hampshire, on March 4. The additional manufacturing space is expected to facilitate the creation of up to 500 new jobs for New...

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Wallover Oil names regional sales manager - TheFabricator.com

Wallover Oil names regional sales manager

March 5, 2013

Wallover Oil Co., Strongsville, Ohio, a manufacturer of metalworking fluids and industrial lubricants, has named Rick Suriano as regional sales manager for the regions of northern Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin. Suriano has more than 12 years of outside sales experience in manufacturing...

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Silver replacement electrodes help improve electrical conductivity

February 26, 2013

Thermacut's Silver-Pro electrodes combine a copper electrode body and a solid silver insert. The insert helps improve the conductivity of electricity and dissipates the heat of the plasma arc efficiently to help extend electrode life, the manufacturer reports. The electrodes are available for the...

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Flux-cored wires designed for heavy fabrication applications - TheFabricator.com

Flux-cored wires designed for heavy fabrication applications

February 19, 2013

Lincoln Electric has introduced the new UltraCore® HD-12C and HD-12M mild steel FCAW-G wires. These E71T-12C-JH8 and E71T-12M-JH8 flux-cored wires are designed to provide all-position use, high deposition rates, and low-temperature impact toughness for heavy fabrication applications. The...

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Thermacut s.r.o. acquires HOLMA AG

February 14, 2013

Thermacut s.r.o., a subsidiary of IBG Industrie-Beteiligungs-Gesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG (IBG), has announced the acquisition of HOLMA® AG, a producer of laser and plasma cutting consumables. The new acquisition fits into the global strategy of the Thermacut Group, a supplier of plasma cutting...

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Wallover celebrates 150th anniversary

February 7, 2013

Wallover Oil Co., Strongsville, Ohio, marks its 150th anniversary in business in 2013. Founded in 1863, the company is the oldest independent manufacturer of lubricants in the U.S. Today the company has three manufacturing facilities and distribution across the country. A year ago Wallover...

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Harris Products Group hires VP of North American sales - TheFabricator.com

Harris Products Group hires VP of North American sales

February 4, 2013

The Harris Products Group, an international manufacturing company of cutting, brazing, soldering, and welding alloys and equipment in Mason, Ohio, has named Patrick W. Fagerquist as its new vice president of sales for North America. He is responsible for all sales personnel in North America,...

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Gas apparatus products available in complete outfits - TheFabricator.com

Gas apparatus products available in complete outfits

January 23, 2013

ESAB's Global Center of Excellence for Gas Apparatus offers the new Purox Elite line of gas apparatus products in four complete outfits. Each outfit includes a combination torch (WH-4200 welding handle and CA-4200 cutting attachment) that welds material up to 1 in. thick and cuts material up to...

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Wallover Oil launches new website

January 22, 2013

Wallover Oil Co., a manufacturer of metalworking fluids and industrial lubricants, has launched a new website at www.wallover.com. The site allows visitors to review products by category, investigate the key markets in which the company sells its products, and read company news. New features...

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