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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Software helps control, minimize welding distortion

August 8, 2006

Pam-Assembly simulation software from ESI Group helps to control and minimize distortion during welding fabrication.The welding process is simulated on a local model in which comprehensive welding...

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Strain sensor uses piezoelectric elements

August 8, 2006

The Force/Torque Div. of PCB® Piezotronics Inc. has introduced M240 ICP® strain sensors that use piezoelectric sensing elements to indirectly measure dynamic and quasistatic forces on...

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Heavy-duty turntables available in cast iron, stainless steel

July 11, 2006

SKF® Linear Motion & Precision Technologies has introduced its heavy-duty turntables operation in work and assembly stations, welding tables, swivel product displays, material container stands,...

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Flux-cored stainless steel electrodes designed for demanding environments

July 11, 2006

Select-Arc Inc. offers three gas-shielded, flux-cored stainless steel electrodes designed for welding in demanding environments.The SelectAlloy 308H-AP, 309LMo-AP, and 347-AP electrodes feature flat,...

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GMAW guns available in 350, 450 amps

July 11, 2006

OMEGA™ GMAW guns from Abicor Binzel are available in 350 and 450 amps and provide current transfer through a tight-tolerance interface, direct crimped torch body, and neck locking screw.The guns...

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Protective screen improved

July 11, 2006

Wilson Industries has introduced an improved version of its Stur-D-Screen protective screen.The unit features scratch-resistant paint and a redesigned bracket for self-strengthening capability. A...

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Welding services available

July 11, 2006

Welding Solutions Inc. markets, services, and integrates the Super-MIG™ hybrid plasma/GMAW robotic welding products developed and manufactured by Plasma Laser Technologies Inc.The company...

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Copper-coated low-alloy wire designed for creep-resistant steel

June 13, 2006

The OK Autrod 13.20SC copper-coated low-alloy wire from ESAB Welding & Cutting Products is an EB3 submerged arc wire for welding creep-resistant steel.The wire produces a clean weld deposit with an X...

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Safety goggles offer splash, impact

May 9, 2006

Safety goggles from ArcOne offer splash and impact protection and are available in IR-5 and IR-3 protection or clear and smoke lens finishes.The foam lining with adjustable strap provides a snug,...

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Tungsten electrodes enhanced

May 9, 2006

Diamond Ground Products has introduced Cryo-T tungsten electrodes.The thoriated tungsten is cryogenically treated—cooled with nitrogen gas to -300 degrees and then slowly reheated to room...

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Welding helmet has variable shades, outside adjustment knob

April 11, 2006

The Optiva autodarkening welding helmet from ArcOne is suitable for GMAW and SMAW applications and has variable dark shades of 9 to 13 and an outside adjustment knob.The helmet is solar-powered and...

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Gas shielded, flux-cored wires suitable for mild steel welding

April 11, 2006

UltraCore™ 712C and 712A80 gas shielded, flux-cored wires from The Lincoln Electric Co. are suitable for mild steel welding applications.The 712C for tank and shipbuilding applications uses...

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Metal-cored electrodes suitable for weldments requiring painting

April 11, 2006

Select-Arc Inc. offers two carbon steel, gas-shielded, composite metal-cored electrodes that have a high tolerance of mill scale and rust. Both are suitable for weldments that require painting.The...

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Portable weld curtain has roller wheel

March 7, 2006

The weld curtain from A & A Mfg.—Gortite Div. is portable and sets up and breaks down quickly and comes with a roller wheel, allowing it to be transported to different workstations.When...

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GMAW systems incorporate new guns, consumables

March 7, 2006

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. has integrated Bernard Q®-Guns with Centerfire™ consumables on most of its industrial wire feeder products and bundled GMAW systems.Miller's 22-A , 24-A, R-115, and...

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