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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Industrial Innovations names distributor in Mexico

October 11, 2013

Industrial Innovations, Wyoming, Mich., has announced the addition of Sofka S.A. De C.V., a provider of fluid management systems in Monterrey, Mexico, as a new distribution partner. In addition to representing Industrial Innovations' Spra-Rite proportional mixing/spraying equipment and its MSR...

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High-purity regulator delivers continuous gas supply at low pressures - TheFabricator.com

High-purity regulator delivers continuous gas supply at low pressures

October 11, 2013

CONCOA's new series 213 high-purity regulator delivers consistent supply under ultralow-pressure variations for specialized applications. Suitable for a variety of noncorrosive applications, the regulator is designed for primary pressure control regardless of supply pressure variations....

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Linde breaks ground on industrial gases liquefier in Texas

September 30, 2013

Linde LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Linde North America Inc., has broken ground for construction of a new industrial gases liquefier in La Porte, Texas. The plant will produce liquid oxygen, nitrogen, and argon at the recently announced air separation unit (ASU) Linde is building at the site....

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ILMO marks 100 years in business

September 30, 2013

ILMO Products Co., St. Louis, celebrates its 100th year in business in 2013. The company has marked the occasion throughout the year with a commemorative logo, a pep rally, employee lunches, historical data-gathering in preparation for a book, an open house at its newest store location, and an...

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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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Resistance welding electrodes cast with copper in vacuum - TheFabricator.com

Resistance welding electrodes cast with copper in vacuum

September 17, 2013

Plansee USA LLC offers tungsten-lanthanum and TZM resistance welding electrodes that are cast with copper in a vacuum, rather than manufactured with soldering processes. Molten copper completely encloses the electrode, creating a seamless joint between the two materials. According to the...

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Choosing the correct gas delivery system for metalworking - TheFabricator.com

Choosing the correct gas delivery system for metalworking

September 9, 2013

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Supplying gas to your metalworking applications can be complicated, especially if the gas needs to reach multiple locations. If you are looking for cost savings and productivity gains, consider installing gas cylinders at one main location and controlling them with a basic manifold or switchover manifold. With this method you won’t need to worry about cylinders running out of gas.

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Choosing the correct gas delivery system

September 9, 2013

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: Supplying gas to your metalworking applications can be complicated, especially if the gas needs to reach multiple locations. If you are looking for cost savings and productivity gains, consider installing gas cylinders at one main location and controlling them with a basic manifold or switchover manifold. With this method you won’t need to worry about cylinders running out of gas

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Demystifying contact tips - TheFabricator.com

Demystifying contact tips

September 5, 2013

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Contact tips are highly misunderstood components in a welding gun setup. Choosing the correct contact tip for your welding application and understanding how to keep it performing at its best are just as critical as anything else needed to produce a quality weld.

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Low-alloy cellulosic electrode introduced - TheFabricator.com

Low-alloy cellulosic electrode introduced

September 4, 2013

Lincoln Electric has introduced the Pipeliner® Arc 80, a low-alloy stick electrode designed for root pass welding up to X80-grade pipe and fill and cap pass welding for X70-grade pipe. It is available in 4.0-mm, 0.1875-in., and 5.0-mm dia. The electrode, which has no intentional addition of...

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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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Submerged arc flux designed for offshore welding - TheFabricator.com

Submerged arc flux designed for offshore welding

August 8, 2013

Lincoln Electric has introduced Lincolnweld® 842-H™, a submerged arc flux designed to meet welding requirements for the offshore construction industry. Suitable for typical offshore welding joints with narrow groove angles and heavy wall thickness, the flux has excellent slag...

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Bulk packaging system eliminates wire tangles - TheFabricator.com

Bulk packaging system eliminates wire tangles

August 7, 2013

Lincoln Electric has introduced the Gem-Pak™ bulk packaging system, designed for aluminum GMAW wire. The system, which uses glass gems rather than a payoff ring to control the release of wire, is available in a 275-lb. and 300-lb. box. The design prevents tangling to improve feedability....

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Diamond Ground Products announces facility move - TheFabricator.com

Diamond Ground Products announces facility move

July 23, 2013

Diamond Ground Products, Newbury Park, Calif., has moved to a 40,000-sq.-ft. location a few blocks away from its previous facility. The expansion is in response to rising demand for the company's preground tungsten electrodes and tungsten electrode...

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Matheson introduces Youth Reach Program

July 23, 2013

Matheson, Basking Ridge, N.J., a provider of gases, gas-handling equipment, purification systems, engineering and gas management services, and on-site gas generation, has introduced a Youth Reach Program in support of welding education. The program has three goals: to draw attention to the...

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