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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Beyond Commodity

June 12, 2007

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Before making a process change to metal-cored wires, it is important to establish a baseline to measure the potential for improvement, know the wire's capabilities, and be able to justify such a change.

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American Torch Tip buys Precision Products

June 7, 2007

The American Torch Tip Co. (ATTC) has announced that it has purchased the Precision Products Co. of Canaan, N.H.Precision Products specializes in manufacturing plasma torches and consumables used...

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Electrode resists salt water corrosion

May 8, 2007

Arco Industries LLC copper-nickel alloy electrode 813 exhibits high corrosion resistance, especially against salt water, the company says.The ERCuNi electrode primarily is used for welding 70/30,...

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Conversion adapters, gas diffusers work with most GMAW guns

May 8, 2007

Bernard offers conversion adapters and gas diffusers that fit its Centerfire™ contact tips and nozzles to all major GMAW gun brands.The adapters and gas diffusers connect the consumables to...

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Gas Innovations expands office space

May 8, 2007

Gas Innovations, Houston, an independent gas wholesaler, equipment, and services provider serving industrial gas producers and distributors, has added 3,400 square feet of office space to its La...

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Techalloy appoints sales director, manager

May 8, 2007

Techalloy Welding Products, Baltimore, recently appointed Stan Merrick as director of sales—welding products, and Gary Powell as export technical sales manager.With more than 20 years'...

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Techalloy appoints plant, quality control managers

April 10, 2007

Techalloy Welding Products has promoted Dave Woike as plant manager and appointed Perry Canning as quality control manager of its Baltimore facility.Woike joined the company in 1997, and served as...

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Linde Gas wins CGA environmental award

April 10, 2007

Linde Gas, a U.S. affiliate of the Linde Group, has been recognized by the Compressed Gas Association (CGA) for excellent environmental performance in 2006.The CGA presented the company with its...

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What's all the 'flux' about?

March 13, 2007

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Becoming knowledgeable about the different types of flux-cored stainless steel electrodes, what their capabilities are, how they are classified, and how to handle and maintain them safely can offer welders many benefits.

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American Air Liquide presents President's Safety Awards

March 13, 2007

American Air Liquide recently presented awards for exceptional safety achievement at its annual senior management team meeting in Houston.For 2006, the company's President's Safety Awards honored one...

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Air Products to expand production in Kentucky, North Carolina

March 13, 2007

Air Products has announced plans to expand its industrial gas production facilities at both its Ashland, Ky., and Reidsville, N.C., facilities. The expansions are being undertaken to meet market...

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Air Products to expand production capacity

February 13, 2007

Air Products today announced plans to expand its industrial gas production facilities at both its Ashland, Ky., and Reidsville, N.C., facilities. The expansions are being undertaken to meet market...

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STLE annual meeting scheduled for May

February 13, 2007

The 62nd STLE Annual Meeting offered by the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers will take place May 6-10, 2007 in the Philadelphia Marriott (downtown).The meeting will offer technical...

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Air Liquide appoints distributor network director

January 9, 2007

Air Liquide America L.P., which provides packaged and specialty gases in the U.S., has appointed Michael (Mike) Stoddard as director of its ALNET distributor network, effective Jan. 1.Stoddard reports...

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Praxair Distribution names director, metal fabrication marketing

January 9, 2007

Praxair Distribution Inc. (PDI) has named Roch Monahan as director of metal fabrication marketing. He reports to James Baughman, vice president, metal fabrication and hardgoods supply chain.Based in...

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