Arc Welding Products

The arc welding technology area focuses on the most commonly used arc welding processes, mainly GMAW/MIG, GTAW/TIG, SMAW/stick, and plasma. The articles and press releases cover processes and power sources, plus all of the related items—electrodes and wire, wire feeders, fixtures, manipulators, positioners, and power sources. If you need information on personal protective gear, ventilation systems, and safety practices for welders, see our Safety coverage area.

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Hybrid laser-welding system introduced

February 13, 2007

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has introduced its HLx Series, mechanized laser-welding systems that use laser only, laser with cold wire fill, or hybrid laser arc welding in a 2-D gantry, 3-D...

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GMAW machine eliminates welding parameter guesswork

February 13, 2007

Miller Electric Mfg. Co.'s Millermatic® 140 is designed to eliminate welding parameter guesswork. The user simply has to set the wire diameter and material thickness. The patent pending...

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Compact torch designed for thin materials, confined spaces

January 9, 2007

For welding thin gauge materials (up to 1/4 in.), Weldcraft offers its 125-amp, air-cooled WP-9 torch series. This series is comprised of the WP-9, WP-9V and WP-9P torches, which are rated at 60...

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Flux-cored wire delivers high-impact values at subzero temperatures

January 9, 2007

Hobart Brothers offers its Tri-Mark® TM-770 gas-shielded flux-cored wire for use on high-volume carbon steel applications that require high-impact properties. Suitable for use on shipbuilding,...

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MIG gun features polished aluminum neck armor

January 9, 2007

Bernard® has announced that its line of Q-Gun MIG guns now features polished aluminum neck armor. The aluminum armor is 35 percent thicker than the previously used brass armor for increased...

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Metal-cored electrode designed for cast irons

January 9, 2007

Select-Arc's 2216-C metal-cored electrode is designed to weld cast irons that demand increased strength at relatively higher temperatures. It is suitable for joining cast irons to alloy and carbon...

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Mat contains welding spatter, reduces fatigue

January 4, 2007

Designed specifically for use in welding areas, Wilson Industries Spatter-Mat reduces fatigue and withstands welding spatter.A specially formulated rubber surface repels sparks and hot metal shards....

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Welding helmet features Mexican flag design

November 7, 2006

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. now offers an autodarkening helmet that features a Mexican flag design with auto-on and grind mode lens technology.The bright-green metallic helmet features red and white...

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Welding machine has multiprocess capabilities

November 7, 2006

The Power MIG™ 350MP from The Lincoln Electric Co. has SMAW, GMAW, and flux-cored capabilities, as well as pulsed GMAW, Pulse-On-Pulse™, and Power Mode™.Using Lincoln Chopper...

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Weld curtain sets up, breaks down in seconds

October 10, 2006

A&A Mfg.'s new weld curtain sets up and breaks down in seconds and can be transported to new work stations with its roller wheel.When extended, the curtain's maximum height is 72 in. and maximum width...

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Consumables fit various brand GMAW torches

October 10, 2006

Tregaskiss Ltd. offers consumables that fit Lincoln, Bernard, and Tweco GMAW torches.Consumables consist of custom-fitting goosenecks, patented TOUGH LOCK contact tip system, and durable nozzles. The...

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GTAW torch offers penlike control

October 10, 2006

Weldcraft's WP-50 air-cooled GTAW torch is extremely small and offers penlike control in tight quarters and on paper-thin material.The torch is rated at 60 percent duty cycle up to 50 amps and is...

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Single-phase CV-, CC-mode welding power source available

September 12, 2006

The Shopmate™ 300 DX welding power source from Miller Electric Mfg. Co. operates on single-phase power in CV mode (GMAW and FCAW) and CC mode (DC GTAW and SMAW).The power source provides 5 to...

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Welding power supply upgraded

September 12, 2006

Arc Machines Inc. has added several new features to its Model 307 tube welding power supply.The unit's operating system has been upgraded to Windows® XP, allowing communication with a variety of...

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Electrode welds steel requiring 70,000-PSI minimum tensile strength

August 8, 2006

The Select 711 gas-shielded, flux-cored carbon steel electrode from Select-Arc Inc. welds steels that require a minimum of 70,000-PSI tensile strength.The all-position electrode produces good arc...

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