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Lucas-Milhaupt publishes brazing book CD, Web site

July 12, 2005

Milwaukee-based Lucas-Milhaupt Inc., a Handy & Harman company, recently produced an interactive version and Web site of The Brazing Book, a publication designed for both novice and experienced...

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Harsco GasServ appoints Latin American sales team

July 12, 2005

Harsco GasServ, Mechanicsburg, Pa., has appointed Gabriel Diaz Pardavé and Ricardo Fechi Pacheco to head its sales and marketing activities in Latin America.Diaz Pardavé is responsible...

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10 Houghton metalworking fluids specialists certified

July 12, 2005

Houghton FLUIDCARE®, a division of Houghton Intl., has announced that 10 of its metalworking fluid specialists have completed successfully the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers'...

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Charlotte Pipe and Foundry launches redesigned Web site

July 12, 2005

Charlotte Pipe and Foundry, Charlotte, N.C., has launched its redesigned Web site.The redesigned site provides customers with information related to the company's six product systems and includes...

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Delphi names AIDA Pinnacle Award winner

July 12, 2005

Delphi, Troy, Mich., has announced that AIDA-America Corp. has received its 2005 Pinnacle Award. Delphi created the award to recognize suppliers for outstanding quality, service, technology, and value...

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Alcan alloys reduce Airbus weight

July 12, 2005

Alcan Inc., Montreal, worked closely with Airbus to develop aluminum alloys to meet the requirements for Airbus A380 components.According to the company, a 10 percent weight reduction per aircraft was...

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Airgas names president, Airgas South

July 12, 2005

Airgas Inc. has appointed Jay Sullivan as president of its Airgas South region.Sullivan, who has served as chief financial officer of Airgas South since 1997, succeeds Mike Rohde, who recently was...

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Acura developing NSX successor

July 12, 2005

Acura is developing a new sports car to succeed its NSX. Production of the current generation NSX will cease at the end of the year because of the extensive retooling necessary to meet stringent 2006...

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U.S. light vehicle production rebounded in June

July 12, 2005

CSM Worldwide, a provider of market intelligence and forecasting to the automotive industry, has released its July 2005 CSM Automotive Production Barometer™ which shows that U.S. light vehicle...

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Paulo facility earns ISO/TS 16949:2002

July 12, 2005

Paulo Products Co.'s Nashville heat-treating facility has been awarded ISO/TS 16949:2002 accreditation.Created by the International Automotive Task Force (IATF), the accreditation represents...

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Random radiography

July 12, 2005

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Fabricators and contractors always should check to be sure that the extent of nondestructive examination and the acceptance criteria required are understood clearly by all parties and documented in writing.

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Laser welding in Singapore

July 12, 2005

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Prototyping parts for projects with shorter lead times and meeting the automotive industry's mass production needs were two large goals for Amtek more than a year ago. Amtek turned to laser welding to meet its goals.

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Changing workplace raises safety and health questions

July 12, 2005

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The current economy has altered the organization of work. This article discusses the changes and their impact on the work force in terms of job safety and health.

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Tube and pipe loading

July 12, 2005

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This article discusses the hazards associated with manually loading and unloading tube and pipe. It describes one company's solution to making the process less hazardous.

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Welding rolled pipe in the 1G position efficiently

July 12, 2005

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For welding in the 1G position (in which the tube or pipe rotates), solid wire is traditional filler metal. However, metal-cored wire is making headway as an alternative. Metal-cored wire requires no land at the bevel, is more forgiving of welding dirty metal, produces less spatter, and allows travel speeds up to inches per minute.

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