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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Welding torches allow seven configurations

November 8, 2005

Weldcraft offers its SF-225 modular flex head torch package that includes the WP-9 and WP-17 series 70-degree heads, power cable, water and gas hoses, and handle.Welding operators can customize a...

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450-amp power source provides CC/CV output

October 11, 2005

The Dimension NT 450 multiprocess welding power source from Miller Electric Mfg. Co. provides a CC/CV welding output for GMAW, SMAW, and Lift-Arc DC GTAW, as well as carbon arc gouging.The unit has a...

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GMAW products designed to enhance productivity

October 11, 2005

Bernard® Welding Equipment's Centerfire™ gas diffusers, contact tips, and nozzles work together to improve productivity in GMAW applications.The threadless contact tips drop in the gas...

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Auto-darkening welding shields let user select sensitivity

October 11, 2005

3M has introduced its WS series of welding shields for protection against eye injuries caused by arc welding, including ultraviolet and infrared radiation.The WS-320/37154 for SMAW, GMAW/MAG, and GTAW...

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GTAW series includes torches, accessories, and consumables

October 11, 2005

The Legacy series of GTAW products from Weldcraft includes 9, 17, 18, 20, and 26 series torch packages, along with their supporting nozzles, collet and collet bodies, and gas lenses.The Dura-Lens gas...

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Water-cooled GTAW torch has 310 amps

September 13, 2005

Weldcraft's CS310, a 310-amp, water-cooled GTAW torch, is designed to increase reliability on high-amp applications.Engineered for the professional welder, the torch's D-Handle™ design has a...

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Microwelding systems permit tool, die repair with minimal heat

August 9, 2005

NovaTech's microscope-based welding systems let users see exactly where a weld puddle is applied for repairing tools and dies with minimal heat.The microwelding systems produce a weld with less than...

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Flux designed for submerged arc welding

July 12, 2005

The Lincoln Electric Co.’s Lincolnweld® 888 flux™ is suitable for submerged arc welding in the offshore, pressure vessel, shipbuilding, and structural fabrication industries. The flux...

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Spot/projection welding machines introduced

June 14, 2005

The Taylor-Winfield Corp. has introduced new spot and projection welding machines.The line includes machines with 24-in. throat rocker arms with 25-, 30-, and 50-kVA-AC transformers and RWMA size 0...

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Aluminum wire suitable for GMAW, GTAW

June 14, 2005

Hobart Brothers now offers the Smootharc™ 4043 and 5356 spooled and cut-length aluminum welding wire for GMAW and GTAW applications. Currently available on the U.S. West Coast, the wires will be...

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Electrode designed for all-position welding

May 10, 2005

Hobart Brothers' Pipemaster® Pro-60 SMAW electrode is designed for all-position welding. Applications include pipe, plate, construction, shipbuilding, general-purpose fabrication, and maintenance...

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5,500 generator offers low dB

February 8, 2005

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. offers the Legend® 302 gas engine-driven welding generator, a low-speed generator that produces 5,500 W of peak power and 5,000 W of continuous power at 1,800 RPM. At...

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Multiprocess power source offers constant voltage, current

January 11, 2005

Miller Electric Mfg. Co.'s XMT® 350 VS inverter offers both constant voltage and current.The inverter has all of the features of the XMT 350 CC/CV multiprocess inverter, except for its remote...

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GMAW package provides job site portability

December 7, 2004

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. has introduced the Millermatic Passport™ GMAW package designed for job site portability. The package includes an inverter-based GMAW power source, wire feeder,...

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Spot/projection welding machine designed for heavy-duty applications

December 7, 2004

The S-NDX stationary spot/projection welding machine by Dengensha America is designed for heavy-duty applications that require high welding capacity.The machine has a sturdy frame with an adjustable...

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