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J.L. Becker delivers temper furnace to Tier 1 automotive supplier

January 14, 2016

J.L. Becker, a Gasbarre Furnace Group Company in Plymouth, Mich., has shipped a 36- by 72- by 36-in. gas-fired box temper furnace to a Tier 1 automotive supplier in Mexico. The furnace is designed to hold a 6,000-lb. gross load with a maximum operating temperature of 1,350 degrees F. Process...

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RDI Laser Blanking Systems adds VP of sales

January 14, 2016

Itasca, Ill.-based RDI Laser Blanking Systems has hired Zintis Rieksts as vice president of sales. He is responsible for the laser blanking systems market, including customer support, sales, and contract services. Rieksts previously served as principal of Integrated Technologies, where his...

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Handling Specialty launches new website

January 14, 2016

Handling Specialty, Grimsby, Ont., has redesigned its website at www.handling.com. The site offers a more streamlined navigation process, an expanded menu, and additional online forms to assist visitors with acquiring parts and services. The site features a detailed list of services, along with...

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Preserving history

January 14, 2016

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Welders and other tradespeople not only build things, they also restore precious items from the past, including awe-inspiring, iconic aircraft.

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Bystronic recognized as John Deere Partner-level supplier

January 14, 2016

Bystronic, Elgin, Ill., has been recognized as a Partner-level supplier for 2015 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-level status, Deere & Co.’s highest supplier rating, recognizes Bystronic’s dedication to providing products and service of outstanding quality, as well...

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Depth-of-cut sizes added to drill line

January 14, 2016

Walter has introduced several new depth-of-cut sizes for its DC170 drill for steel and cast iron. In addition to the currently available drill lengths of 16xD and 20xD, users now can choose 3xD, 5xD, 8xD, and 12xD. Custom-made versions also are available. The drills feature a land design that...

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Schuler opens Hot Stamping TechCenter in Germany

January 14, 2016

Schuler has announced the opening of its new research and demonstration center for hot stamping at its home base in Göppingen, Germany. At the Hot Stamping TechCenter, the company will showcase applications for the future of lightweight vehicle construction. Developed at the company’s...

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Jet Edge names service manager

January 14, 2016

Waterjet systems manufacturer Jet Edge Inc., St. Michael, Minn., has promoted Josh Bauer to service manager. He began his career with the company in 2005 after graduating from Hennepin Technical College with a degree as a fluid power engineering technician. Bauer has held positions in the...

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Flux-cored wire offers low-hydrogen weld deposit

January 14, 2016

Hobart has introduced FabCO® 750M gas-shielded, flux-cored wire. It is designed to provide low diffusible hydrogen weld deposits on high-strength applications to help minimize the risk of underbead cracking. The wire is suitable for such applications as welding API 5L Grade X100 pipe; as an...

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Acoustic mapping finds defects on tube, pipe ID

January 14, 2016

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Acoustic microimaging has long been used to find inclusions and voids between two bonded tubes or pipes. A new application for this technology precisely measures the wall thickness along the entire length of a tube or pipe.

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Yb fiber lasers offer flexibility for marking metals, plastics

January 14, 2016

Foba Laser Marking + Engraving has introduced the Y-series fiber laser marking system for direct part and product marking. Featuring newly developed scan head technology and a modular design, the system can be integrated in production lines and laser marking stations for a variety of marking...

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Heavy-duty packaging protects SAW flux

January 13, 2016

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has introduced Flux Pack™ packaging for its OK line of SAW flux. The packaging uses heavy-duty LDPE (low-density polyethylene) material to protect dry agglomerated welding flux against moisture re-absorption from the atmosphere. The packaging has an extended shelf...

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SMDI awards innovative use of AHSS for environmental sustainability

January 13, 2016

The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) based in Washington, D.C., has presented the annual Men and Women of Steel Awards to two recipients in recognition of their innovative use of AHSS. The Industry Innovator Award was...

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All-position, gas-shielded, flux-cored wire suitable for 100 percent CO2 welding

January 13, 2016

Stoody®, an ESAB brand, has introduced 625-T1C gas-shielded, flux-cored joining wire, designed for all-position welding of alloy 625 and dissimilar metals using 100 percent CO2 shielding gas. The wire’s composition results in an all-weld deposit with iron content less than 1 percent, which is...

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CERDEC to hold technology interchange meeting with industry

January 13, 2016

The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center (CERDEC) will hold a two-day technical interchange meeting with industry to identify and align mutually beneficial R&D investments at its facility in Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., March 31 to April 1. The...

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