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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Lightweight welding carriage is portable - TheFabricator.com

Lightweight welding carriage is portable

December 20, 2012

Koike Aronson Inc./Ransome has introduced the Wel-Handy Mini V, a lightweight, portable welding carriage that has the capabilities of larger machines. The unit's heat-resistant rubber rollers provide long life and low-cost replacement, the manufacturer states. A one-handle magnet elevation...

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Industrial regulator features larger gauge - TheFabricator.com

Industrial regulator features larger gauge

December 19, 2012

The Harris Products Group offers the model 25GX industrial regulator, designed for durability and featuring an ergonomic knob, large gauges, and a modified outlet angle for improved LP cylinder clearance. The regulator meets relevant industry standards, including CGA E-4 guidelines, and passes...

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GMAW machine dedicated to aluminum welding applications - TheFabricator.com

GMAW machine dedicated to aluminum welding applications

December 5, 2012

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. has introduced the new Millermatic® 350P aluminum GMAW machine, a dedicated aluminum welding power source with a new true-torque, push-pull motor design; electronic wire spool brake; trigger schedule select; and synergic capabilities in both GMAW and pulsed GMAW...

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Multiprocess power source introduced - TheFabricator.com

Multiprocess power source introduced

November 29, 2012

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has introduced Warrior, a multiprocess power source and feeder. It is designed for shipbuilding, railcar construction, mobile machinery construction, energy generation construction, pipe welding, general fabrication, and repair and maintenance applications....

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GMAW gun eliminates downtime associated with neck replacements

November 29, 2012

Bernard has introduced the Bernard® S-Gun™ 250-amp GMAW gun. It features a locked, rotatable neck that cannot be removed easily by the operator, but is still serviceable by maintenance. The gun is compatible with weld cable control (WCC) systems from Miller Electric Mfg. Co. and Quik Tip™...

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Welding machine can combine independent welding outputs for 800 amps - TheFabricator.com

Welding machine can combine independent welding outputs for 800 amps

November 28, 2012

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. has introduced the new Big Blue® 700 Duo Pro, a diesel engine-driven welding machine and AC generator that offers independent multiarc welding in transmission pipeline, process pipe, construction, and MRO welding applications. The machine offers two independent...

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AC/DC inverter delivers increased amperage - TheFabricator.com

AC/DC inverter delivers increased amperage

November 28, 2012

Victor Technologies™ has redesigned its Thermal Arc® 186 AC/DC inverter for HF GTAW, lift GTAW, and SMAW. It features 15 amps more GTAW power than the Thermal Arc 185, as well as a digital operator interface. The inverter provides a welding output of 10 to 200 amps with a duty cycle...

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GMAW consumables help create stable, predictable arc - TheFabricator.com

GMAW consumables help create stable, predictable arc

November 28, 2012

Tweco®, a Victor Technologies™ brand, has introduced new Velocity™ GMAW consumables, which are integrated into the company's Fusion™ series of light-duty GMAW guns. The nonthreaded, drop-in-style contact tip eliminates the need to use tools to remove the tip, even if the...

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Interactive online guide teaches welding safety

November 13, 2012

The Lincoln Electric Co. has launched a welding safety interactive guide, converting its welding safety interactive DVD to an online format accessible and viewable on computers, tablets, and mobile phones. Designed to educate arc welders about potential arc welding safety hazards and the safe...

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Kit includes full set of protective welding gear - TheFabricator.com

Kit includes full set of protective welding gear

November 6, 2012

Lincoln Electric's new Premium Welding Gear Ready-Pak® includes personal protection equipment for welding and other fabrication tasks, sold in sized packages from medium to 2XL. Packed in an industrial-grade duffle bag, the kit includes a VIKING™ 3350 series variable-shade 6-13 black...

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Welding gear designed for female metalworkers - TheFabricator.com

Welding gear designed for female metalworkers

November 1, 2012

Lincoln Electric has introduced the Jessi Combs line of welding gear, tailored and sized for women. Combs, a skilled welder and fabricator, has appeared on such shows as Discovery Channel's "Mythbusters" and "Overhaulin'." She currently co-hosts "All Girls Garage" and the new "Overhaulin'" on...

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FCAW-G wire designed for pressure vessel fabrication - TheFabricator.com

FCAW-G wire designed for pressure vessel fabrication

October 23, 2012

Lincoln Electric has introduced new UltraCore® SR-12 gas-shielded, flux-cored (FCAW-G) wire. This 75 to 80 percent argon/balance CO2 wire meets AWS E71T-12M-JH8 requirements in as-welded and stress-relieved conditions. The wire is suitable for pressure vessel fabrication and applications...

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Combination torch cuts metal to 8 in. thick - TheFabricator.com

Combination torch cuts metal to 8 in. thick

October 17, 2012

ESAB's Global Center of Excellence for Gas Apparatus has introduced a new line of combination cutting torches as part of the Purox Elite series of gas apparatus products. It welds material up to 1 in. thick and cuts metal up to 8 in. thick. The tubeless, extruded WH-4200 welding handle and the...

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Welding helmet integrates five levels of protection

October 16, 2012

The new 3M Speedglas 9100 MP welding helmet integrates five levels of protection — head, eye, face, respiratory, and hearing — into one system. The helmet features adjustable settings for the headband and face seal to profile each user’s head and face. The clear, protective visor, which...

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Digital turntable rotates weld assemblies to 300 lbs. - TheFabricator.com

Digital turntable rotates weld assemblies to 300 lbs.

October 15, 2012

MK Products has introduced the new CobraTurn™ digital turntable. With a balanced load capacity of 300 lbs. (horizontally) in forward and reverse operation, the turntable rotates small to large weld assemblies. The blue LED offers 0.1-RPM, digital, real-time feedback and displays the...

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