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The leading fabricating technology developers in the metal fabricating industry create the videos that are housed on thefabricator.com. Metal fabricators can access overviews of the latest automation, machine tool, power tool, software developments, and welding technology developments on their own time and at their own speed.

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PWTV: Shielding Gas Function

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: Selecting a Shielding Gas for GMAW

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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PWTV: Handling Gas Cylinders Safely

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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Laser Welding | Video | Sponsored Content


Laser Mech: FiberWELD with Real-Time Direct Penetration Monitoring

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

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

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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Laser Cutting | Video | Sponsored Content


Amada Global Laser

Amada Global Laser

November 3, 2014

By: Amada America, Inc.

With over 13,000 installations in 60 countries, Amada is the leader in laser technology. Amada offers a full range of laser cutting systems from 1kW to 6kW that feature the latest advances in CO2, fiber and punch/laser technology. If you’re searching for a solution that provides unmatched speed, accuracy and edge quality, don’t compromise. Choose the global leader — Amada.

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Materials Handling | Video | Sponsored Content


Bluco’s modular fixturing systems

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

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

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

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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TPJTV:  Eric Lundin interviews OMAX

TPJTV: Eric Lundin interviews OMAX

December 28, 2013

TPJ-TV host Eric Lundin interviews Mike Ruppenthal, vice president of North American sales for Omax Corp, about the ins and outs of using an abrasive waterjet machine to cut tube and pipe.

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TPJTV:  Eric Lundin interviews TigerStop

TPJTV: Eric Lundin interviews TigerStop

December 23, 2013

Join the host of TPJ-TV, Eric Lundin, to learn how an automated stop system can speed up the process and reduce waste.

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Arc Welding | Video | Sponsored Content


Warrior: A Breakthrough Welding Machine

Warrior: A Breakthrough Welding Machine

December 18, 2013

By: ESAB Welding & Cutting Products

Warrior™ by ESAB is a multi-process welding machine designed to be reliable, rugged, energy efficient and easy to use for GMAW (MIG), FCAW (Flux-Cored), SMAW (Stick), and GTAW (TIG) welding, and ACAG (Arc Gouging).

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PWTV: Artist Gallery: Joe Mongan, Metalscapes

PWTV: Artist Gallery: Joe Mongan, Metalscapes

December 17, 2013

This PWTv Webisode highlights Roscoe, Ill. metal artist Joe Mongan, Metalscapes LLC, who discovered a creative streak that he never knew existed … until recently.

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