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China automaker to build MG-brand cars in Oklahoma

July 12, 2006

China's Nanjing Automobile Group plans to build MG-brand cars in southern Oklahoma, state officials announced today.A manufacturing facility and parts distribution center will be located in Ardmore...

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Starting a portable GTAW business Part I: Know your tools and skills

July 11, 2006

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Starting a portable GTAW business takes a lot of hard work and dedication, but it also takes the basics of knowing how to start it. It's important to learn about what equipment you need, how to set it up, and how to evaluate your welding before you take your first job.

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Warm forming of stainless steels - Part I

July 11, 2006

To prevent martensitic transformation in stainless steel during drawing operations, warm forming has been explored. In experiments, warm forming eliminated intermediate annealing operations and substantially increased limiting draw ratio values.

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Starting a portable GTAW business Part II: Know your customers

July 11, 2006

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Thinking about starting your own portable GTAW business? This installment in a series about this topic focuses on the potential customer base and the welding repair needs of specific segments. It also offers pricing tips for various jobs.

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Tool measures distances to theoretical sharp corners

July 11, 2006

SPS Industries has introduced CornerCalipers™, a new, precision, hand-held tool designed to measure distances to theoretical sharp corners, apexes, mold lines, or points of intersection.Sheet...

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Gas blends formulated for robotic, fixed automation, high-speed welding

July 11, 2006

RoboStar® shielding gases from Praxair Distribution Inc. are a family of gas blends specifically formulated for robotic welding equipment, as well as fixed automation and high-speed welding...

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End prep tool provides instant attach, release

July 11, 2006

The Ground MILLHOG® air clamp welding end prep tool from Esco Tool features air-actuated clamping, which provides instant attach-and-release to the tube ID for improving tube sheet facing...

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Heavy-duty turntables available in cast iron, stainless steel

July 11, 2006

SKF® Linear Motion & Precision Technologies has introduced its heavy-duty turntables operation in work and assembly stations, welding tables, swivel product displays, material container stands,...

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Gantry system facilitates pick-and-place, loading/unloading

July 11, 2006

Bosch Rexroth Corp. offers the IndraMotion for Handling, a complete and scalable gantry system for handling applications.The system includes necessary hardware and software components with predefined...

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Dust, smoke collector gathers medium- to fine-grain dust

July 11, 2006

Dustvent Inc. has introduced the V series of dust and smoke collectors that gather smoke and medium- to fine-grain dust.The units collect the pollutants in a first-stage filter and recirculate the...

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Dual-slide transfer press has 800-ton closing force

July 11, 2006

Schuler Hydrap has developed a hydraulic dual-slide transfer press with a closing force of 800 tons used to manufacture dishwasher inner doors and rear walls.The system has two individually...

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Buildup laser welding workstation offered

July 11, 2006

TRUMPF offers the PowerWeld multiflex laser workstation for buildup welding on large workpieces.The system is based on a Cartesian machine with a range of 39.37 in. in all three axes. The large stroke...

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Laser cutting machine features new aircutting capabilities

July 11, 2006

The TC L 2510 laser cutting machine from TRUMPF Inc. features new aircutting capabilities.The unit can use compressed air as an assist gas to cut steel, stainless steel, galvanized steel, aluminum,...

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Flux-cored stainless steel electrodes designed for demanding environments

July 11, 2006

Select-Arc Inc. offers three gas-shielded, flux-cored stainless steel electrodes designed for welding in demanding environments.The SelectAlloy 308H-AP, 309LMo-AP, and 347-AP electrodes feature flat,...

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Large-bed custom hydraulic compression molding press delivered

July 11, 2006

Greenerd Press and Machine Co. Inc. recently delivered a large-bed hydraulic compression molding press to a manufacturer of automotive components in the Southeast.Greenerd custom-designed and built...

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