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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Flux-cored electrode designed for stress-relieved applications - TheFabricator.com

Flux-cored electrode designed for stress-relieved applications

September 19, 2013

Select-Arc Inc. offers a gas-shielded, flux-cored electrode designed for welding carbon and certain low-alloy steels in applications in which excellent mechanical properties are required in both the as-welded and stress-relieved conditions. The 7000-SR is an all-position electrode with a low...

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Inverter welding machines' welding control processor operates at 20 nanoseconds

September 18, 2013

OTC-Daihen offers five new Welbee digital CV/CC inverter welding machines from a 350-amp basic model to a 500-amp models with advanced pulsed GMAW and ultralow spatter control technologies. All models have a USB port to transfer up to 100 stored programs from machine to machine, as well as optional...

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Welding coat is machine-washable - TheFabricator.com

Welding coat is machine-washable

September 12, 2013

Torch Wear has introduced what it says is the first truly washable welding coat. The Torch Wear® Utility II welding coat weighs less than 2 lbs., provides a thermal performance value (ATPV) of 12 cal./cm2, and is machine-washable in cold water. The abrasion-resistant coat repels sparks,...

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Fuel injection helps welding machine save fuel - TheFabricator.com

Fuel injection helps welding machine save fuel

September 5, 2013

Lincoln Electric has introduced the K3928-1 Ranger® 305 G EFI, which combines a multiprocess welding machine with a Kohler® 25-HP electronic-fuel-injection (EFI) engine. The new engine option helps the unit start in cold weather. A new option to the standard Ranger 305 G with a Kohler...

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GTAW power supply delivers multipurpose welding for tube, pipe - TheFabricator.com

GTAW power supply delivers multipurpose welding for tube, pipe

September 4, 2013

The Liburdi Group of Companies, Dimetrics® Division, has introduced the ORBITIG™ 240 GTAW power supply and control system. The lightweight, portable welding power supply employs PC-controlled, segmented schedule generation for flexible parameter control of the welding process. The new...

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MMA inverter power source withstands tough conditions - TheFabricator.com

MMA inverter power source withstands tough conditions

August 15, 2013

EWM Group offers the Pico 350 cel puls MMA inverter power source for GMAW CC and CV welding, as well as GTAW lift arc welding. The unit, which can be used in temperatures from -13 to 104 degrees F, can be used in tough conditions. It is impervious to dirt and water, making it suitable for...

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Gas pressure regulator maintains flow without pressure adjustments - TheFabricator.com

Gas pressure regulator maintains flow without pressure adjustments

August 12, 2013

Linde Gases has introduced the SMOOTHFLO™ gas pressure regulator. The single-stage regulator delivers performance similar to that of a multistage regulator, says the company. The regulator delivers continuous optimal flow throughout the day with three turns of the pressure-adjusting knob...

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Filter helps keep welding water cooler coolant clean

August 8, 2013

BRW Technologies has released the Torch Saver water cooler filter, designed to filter the coolant in welding water coolers. They are suitable for such applications as GMAW; GTAW; and automatic, robotic, and laser welding. The filters, available in screen and 25-micron styles, help reduce the...

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GMAW gloves designed for comfort - TheFabricator.com

GMAW gloves designed for comfort

August 5, 2013

Trick-Tools carries the Ringers welding gloves for GMAW. They feature the company’s U-comfort finger construction to help reduce fatigue and have reverse inside seams to help increase comfort. The fully lined interior offers thermal protection for welding jobs. The outside of the glove...

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System brings multiprocess welding capabilities to on-site pipe welding applications - TheFabricator.com

System brings multiprocess welding capabilities to on-site pipe welding applications

August 1, 2013

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. has introduced the new PipeWorx FieldPro™ system for on-site pipe welding in the refinery, petrochemical, power generation, and HVAC industries. The system, which comes with traditional SMAW, GTAW, GMAW, and FCAW processes, can run the advanced regulated metal...

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Welding technology juxtaposes two GTAW arcs - TheFabricator.com

Welding technology juxtaposes two GTAW arcs

July 25, 2013

Polysoude offers TIGer technology, a variant of the hot-wire GTAW principle. The basic principle involves the juxtaposition of two GTAW arcs, organized and controlled to combine into a single arc with the calorific value of the combination of both powders, but with characteristics that are...

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Semiautomatic GMAW gun suitable for light- to medium-duty welding applications - TheFabricator.com

Semiautomatic GMAW gun suitable for light- to medium-duty welding applications

July 25, 2013

For light- to medium-duty welding applications and those with shorter arc-on times, Bernard offers the TGX™ semiautomatic GMAW gun. This air-cooled gun is available in models from 180 to 400 amps. The XL gun features a standard handle size and includes 300- and 400-amp models. The XS gun...

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Welding helmet has adjustable 4/9-13 ADF integrated into 180-degree viewing lens

July 15, 2013

Save Phace has introduced two new additions to its Extreme Face Protector (EFP) series of welding helmets: the Tagged series and the Imposter series. The Tagged series is custom-airbrushed by hand. It offers an adjustable 4/9-13 auto-darkening filter (ADF) integrated into a 180-degree viewing...

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GMAW gun delivers high impact resistance - TheFabricator.com

GMAW gun delivers high impact resistance

July 11, 2013

Tweco®, a Victor Technologies™ brand, has launched the Tweco Classic Number 4 GMAW gun, an enhancement of the Tweco Number 4. Changes include high-impact-resistant materials, an interlocking handle design for toughness, an angled trigger, and modernized lines. The air-cooled GMAW gun...

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Two slings, controlled rotation increase welding manipulator safety

July 11, 2013

Stewart Eng. & Sales Co. offers Stewart overhead welding manipulators in three configurations: air-powered with 10- or 20-ton capacity and electric-powered with 10-ton capacity. The typical arrangement includes a powered drive unit and an idler unit using two hoists in tandem. The weldment is...

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