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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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Nickel alloy welding consumables market expected to rise to $5.87 billion by 2024

September 8, 2016

Albany, N.Y.-based Transparency Market Research has released “Nickel Alloy Welding Consumables Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth Trends, and Forecast 2016 - 2024,” a report that states that the global nickel alloy welding consumables market will exhibit a 6.6 percent CAGR...

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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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Sumig USA hires director of business development

August 25, 2016

Sumig USA, Celebration, Fla., has added Steve Saumier as director of business development to its management team. He has more than 30 years of experience, with an in-depth knowledge of the North American welding marketplace, distribution focus, and an understanding of metal manufacturers’ needs....

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Welding equipment, accessories, and consumables market to be worth $24 billion by 2021

August 25, 2016

MarketsandMarkets, Pune, India, has published a report, "Welding Equipment, Accessories, and Consumables Market by Technology (Arc Welding and Oxy-Fuel Welding), Equipment Type (Welding Electrode, Filler Metal, and Oxy-fuel Gas), Accessory, Consumable, End-Use Industry, and Region - Global Forecast...

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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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So, you want to become an AWS CWI—Part II

August 24, 2016 | By Professor R. Carlisle "Carl" Smith

The letters and numbers used to classify electrodes all mean something. Understanding their meaning is important when choosing an electrode for your job. You also must be knowledgeable about these classifications to become an AWS CWI.

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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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Consumables Corner: Choosing the correct filler metal for mismatched base materials

July 22, 2016 | By Nino Mascalco, Rob Koltz, Steve Sigler

Q: We're a small shop that builds and welds a lot of custom metal products. In many instances, the products are made from two or three different material combinations, including stainless steel at times. Is there a good rule of thumb for deciding the correct filler metal to use? A: That is a...

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D/F launches mobile-friendly website

July 18, 2016

D/F Machine Specialties, a manufacturer of GMAW and GTAW torches, consumables, and accessories, has launched a redesigned, mobile-friendly website at The site is designed with a simple product hierarchy structure to help visitors get information as quickly as...

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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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Customizing your GMAW gun for the job

June 15, 2016 | By Andy Monk

Being as comfortable as possible on the job is important for mind, body, and productivity. Customizing your GMAW gun for the application can improve your personal comfort and weld quality.

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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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