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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Lincoln Electric Mexicana earns TS-16949 certification

June 19, 2013

Lincoln Electric, Cleveland, has announced that the Torreon manufacturing operations of Lincoln Electric Mexicana S.A. de C.V. has earned ISO/TS-16949 certification, applicable to the design and manufacture of welding consumables. In general, the technical specification applies to the design,...

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Hypertherm facilities recognized as OSHA VPP Star worksites

June 10, 2013

The U.S. Department of Labor has recognized four Hypertherm facilities as OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star worksites. The program recognizes workplaces for operating outstanding safety and health management systems for employee protection. These worksites are self-sufficient in...

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Portable gas analyzer allows inlet pressures up to 10 bar

June 6, 2013

Witt has introduced the Oxybaby P, a hand-held, portable analyzer that determines the oxygen and CO2 gas levels in a pressurized supply line. An ultracompact pressure regulator integrated in the newest version of the analyzer allows for inlet pressures up to 10 bar. The unit determines the...

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Hobart Brothers unveils new logo, consolidates filler metal brands - TheFabricator.com

Hobart Brothers unveils new logo, consolidates filler metal brands

June 6, 2013

Hobart Brothers Co., Troy, Ohio, has unveiled a new logo for its Hobart® brand of filler metals. The decision to redesign the logo coincides with the strategic consolidation of the company's five brands of filler metals — Hobart, McKay®, Tri-Mark®, Corex®, and MAXAL®...

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Harris Products Group adds video to YouTube channel

June 4, 2013

The Harris Products Group, a Mason, Ohio-based wholly owned subsidiary of the Lincoln Electric Co., has added a 5-min. video to its YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/harrisproductsgroup/featured that gives viewers a glimpse of its century in product manufacturing, its quality, and its product...

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Flux-cored wire use expected to rise

May 28, 2013

The use of flux-cored wires across a variety of end user sectors is expected to rise, according to Frost & Sullivan, with adoption levels projected to be particularly strong in sectors such as energy and construction. New analysis from the San Antonio, Texas-based firm, "Global Flux Cored...

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Lincoln Electric receives presidential award for exports

May 23, 2013

The U.S. Acting Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank has presented Lincoln Electric, Cleveland, with the President's "E" Award for Exports. According to the company, the award is the highest recognition any U.S. entity may receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S....

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ESAB wins 2013 sales and customer service award

May 21, 2013

ESAB Cutting Systems, a provider of welding filler metals, equipment, and accessories in Florence, S.C., has been awarded the 2013 Gold Stevie Award for Sales and Customer Service. The company was recognized as the Sales Turnaround of the Year from more than 1,200 entries from organizations in...

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Flux-cored wires offer low manganese levels - TheFabricator.com

Flux-cored wires offer low manganese levels

May 9, 2013

Hobart Brothers has introduced six new Hobart® Element™ gas-shielded FCAW wires. According to the company, the wires produce manganese emissions well below the levels of other gas-shielded, flux-cored wires on the market without sacrificing mechanical properties or weldability. The...

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Wire feed system offered - TheFabricator.com

Wire feed system offered

May 9, 2013

Fronius offers the PowerLiner wire feed system for all standard wire types with a diameter of 0.02 to 0.06 in. The wire electrode is guided by rollers set at an angle of 90 degrees. Seventy-six rollers are used for each yard of wire feeding hose, promoting rolling friction rather than slip...

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Replacement consumables offered for cutting units

April 29, 2013

Thermacut offers replacement consumables for Powermax® 30 and 45 units from Hypertherm®. According to the company, the consumables offer equal performance to the original manufactured consumables....

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Reamer updated to help simplify maintenance - TheFabricator.com

Reamer updated to help simplify maintenance

April 24, 2013

Tregaskiss has introduced the TOUGH GUN™ Reamer TT3 series. According to the company, the reamer helps extend the life of robotic GMAW guns and consumables. The unit features a new sprayer reservoir location on the opposite side of the unit (compared to previous models) to safeguard...

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Tungsten electrodes available for mechanized, robotic GTAW - TheFabricator.com

Tungsten electrodes available for mechanized, robotic GTAW

April 23, 2013

Tri-Mix (color code chartreuse) and 2 percent lanthanated (color code blue) tungsten electrodes are available from CK Worldwide. The Tri-Mix nonradioactive electrodes (A5.12M/A5.12:2009-AWS Class EWG) can be used in both AC and DC GTAW applications. Comprising 98.34 percent tungsten, 1.5...

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Harris Products Group wins environmental award

April 18, 2013

The Harris Products Group manufacturing facility in Gainesville, Ga., has earned a statewide environmental award for its efforts to reduce all types of waste and prevent water pollution. The Georgia Association of Water Professionals has recognized the company with its Water Pollution...

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Consumables designed for plasma torches

April 11, 2013

Hypertherm has introduced Centricut brand 280-amp consumables for PerCut 210M and 450M torches found on all new and upgraded Kjellberg HiFocus systems. SilverLine technology features a hybrid copper/silver weld joint. Cooling features reduce the operating temperature of the electrode, maximizing...

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