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PWTV: An Introduction to Shop Automation

August 26, 2015

Samantha Noland from nexAir provides a brief overview on the benefits of automation in a shop environment.

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PWTV: Shielding Gas Function

August 26, 2015

Samantha Noland of nexAir provides a brief overview of the physics of welding gases.

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PWTV: Handling Gas Cylinders Safely

August 26, 2015

Gas cylinders can pose a huge safety risk if they are cared for and/or handled improperly. Samantha Noland of nexAir outlines a few best practices to make sure you are handling your cylinders safely.

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PWTV: Selecting a Shielding Gas for GMAW

August 26, 2015

Samantha Noland of nexAir discuses what attributes CO2, Argon, and a combination of the two bring to the GMAW process.

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Laser Welding | Video | Sponsored Content


Laser Mech: FiberWELD with Real-Time Direct Penetration Monitoring

August 19, 2015

By: Laser Mechanisms Inc.

Laser Mechanisms’ FiberWELD® processing head, through the use of patented inline coherent imaging (ICI) technology, now features real-time direct penetration monitoring for precise depth measurement of industrial laser processes.

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Laser Cutting | Video | Sponsored Content


TRUMPF TruLaser 3030 fiber: Fast and Flexible

January 8, 2015

By: TRUMPF Inc.

The TruLaser 3030 fiber features both high speed cutting and processing flexibility, resulting in maximum profitability. The fiber-delivered TruDisk laser excels not only at thin sheet cutting, but also in steel up to 3/4" thick with peak performance, cut quality and low operating cost.

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Stamping | Video | Sponsored Content


Bystronic Xcite 80 E Press Brake Compliments the Most Demanding of Parts Volumes

December 29, 2014

By: Bystronic Inc.

Bystronic introduce the Xcite 80E, an innovative press brake that exemplifies speed, accuracy and reliability.

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Cutting and Weld Prep | Video | Sponsored Content


ESAB & VICTOR: Now this is a Power Lineup

December 8, 2014

By: ESAB Welding & Cutting Products

There’s a new team in town. The joining of ESAB and Victor brings together five heavy hitters. Now all the welding and cutting solutions you need are available from one company – ESAB.

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PWTV: GMAW Pulsed-Spray

October 21, 2014

Todd Bridigum, welding instructor at Minneapolis Community and Technical College, and author of, "How to Weld," tackles the basics behind pulsed-spray transfer mode.

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PWTV: GMAW Aluminum

October 21, 2014

Todd Bridigum, welding instructor at Minneapolis Community and Technical College, and author of, "How to Weld," explains the art of aluminum GMAW.

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Materials Handling | Video | Sponsored Content


Bluco’s modular fixturing systems

September 18, 2014

By: Bluco Corp.

Bluco’s modular fixturing system for welding can improve the quality of your weldments and your productivity. With one set of modular tooling, you can build 100’s of different fixtures.

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Laser Cutting | Video | Sponsored Content


Trumpf TruLaser 5030 fiber with BrightLine fiber

April 11, 2014

By: TRUMPF Inc.

The TruLaser 5030 fiber is a high performance laser cutting machine that features a TruDisk solid state laser. The cutting speed in thin materials can be up to 3 times faster than CO2 cutting. The quality trade-offs of cutting thick material cutting with solid state lasers are now eliminated with the BrightLine fiber option. BrightLine fiber delivers outstanding cut quality and performance in thicker steel and stainless steel, making the TruLaser 5030 fiber the best all-around laser cutting machine on the market.

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Bending | Video | Sponsored Content


Trumpf TruBend Cell 7000

April 10, 2014

By: TRUMPF Inc.

The TruBend Cell 7000 is an automated bending cell comprised of of a TruBend 7036 Cell Edition press brake, a BendMaster bending robot and a LoadMaster Bend material handling unit. These elements are expertly coordinated to achieve a cycle time of 4 seconds per bend using TruTops Bend programming software. The TruBend 7000 Cell may also optionally be implemented to change bending tools as part of the automated process.

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Punching and Other Holemaking | Video | Sponsored Content


Trumpf TruPunch 3000

April 9, 2014

By: TRUMPF Inc.

The TruPunch 3000 offers fabricators flexible punching with fast setup, all tool rotation and total station independence. All tools fit in any station, and may be setup offline, leading to far higher uptimes compared to turret presses. One of the features of the new TRUMPF TruPunch 3000 is the all-new electric punching head. It is quiet, fast and requires less power than its predecessor. Combined with skeleton-free processing, the electric punching head allows fabricators to produce punched parts even more efficiently.

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PWTV: Highlights of FABTECH 2013

January 9, 2014

Weren't able to attend FABTECH® 2013? Here is just a sample of the welding exhibitors who had new products on display.

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