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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Drawing compound developed for high-heat applications

December 13, 2005

Houghton Intl. offers its Houghto-Draw® V-2000 drawing compound, a vegetable oil-based product for high-heat applications such as transfer and progressive stamping builds.The fluid provides...

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Metal-cored electrodes designed for stainless steel

December 13, 2005

Select-Arc Inc. has added three ferritic metal-cored, composite electrodes, the Select 409C, Select 409C-Cb, and Select 409C-Ti, to its stainless steel product line.The 409C is suitable for welding...

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Praxair Distribution, Preco form alliance

December 13, 2005

Praxair Inc., Danbury, Conn., has announced that its subsidiary, Praxair Distribution Inc., has formed an alliance with Preco Inc. to promote and sell laser welding, cladding, and heat-treating...

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Arcos Industries announces new appointments

December 13, 2005

Arcos Industries LLC, Mount Carmel, Pa., has announced five new appointments.Cindy Henninger has been named northeast regional sales representative. She has been with the company for 12 years.Harry...

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System uniformly lubricates material top and bottom

November 8, 2005

Unist Inc. offers it's uni-Roller® positive-displacement coil stock lubrication system for coating coil and blank stock in metal stamping, fineblanking, roll forming, and metal fabricating.The...

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Tungsten grinder provides consistent tip geometry

November 8, 2005

Diamond Ground Products offers its DGP-3-V2 grinding system that provides ground arc welding electrodes cut to length with consistent tip geometry for automatic arc welding. An optional vacuum system...

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Cabinets store most compressed air, gas cylinders and tanks

November 8, 2005

The Hodge Division of The Durham Mfg. Co. offers a revamped line of gas cylinder storage cabinets. The new line consists of five models of cabinets for the storage of most types of compressed air or...

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Using flat wire in GMAW

November 8, 2005

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In manufacturing, new welding processes are being examined and tested while existing ones are being optimized. Specifically, conventional GMAW is evolving into a new process aimed toward helping fabricators and manufacturers realize increased productivity and economic viability. The use of flat wire is addressing one of the components of the process -- the electrode.

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Fluid mixer automatically mixes 250 gal. continuously

October 11, 2005

The SSM-300 shear static mixer from Industrial Fluid Systems automatically mixes 250-gal. batches of fluid continuously with little to no user intervention.The mixer can be set to run at one...

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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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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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BOC Canada appoints operations and technical director

October 11, 2005

BOC Canada, Mississauga, Ont., has named Doug Bonnar as its operations and technical director. Bonnar is responsible for establishing the new operations and technical group, in line with the company's...

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Wires designed for welding stainless steel

September 13, 2005

Designed for use with 75 percent argon/25 percent CO2 or 100 percent CO2 shielding gases, Hobart Brothers' McKay® ChromaWeld™ gas-shielded, flux-cored stainless steel welding wires are...

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Diamond Ground Products upgrades Web site

September 13, 2005

Diamond Ground Products, Newbury Park, Calif., has upgraded its Web site.Besides showcasing the company's products, the site also features free tungsten guidebook downloads designed to help welders...

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How to choose the consumables you use - Part II

July 12, 2005

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Several small but crucial components—back caps, collets and collet bodies, gas lenses, and nozzles—are key components in enhancing GTAW productivity. These components are available in a variety of styles and sizes. Optimizing these consumables can help to optimize welder uptime.

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