Dean C. Phillips

Contributing Writer
Hobart Brothers Co.
101 Trade Square
Troy, OH 45373

Phone: 937-332-4000

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Arc Welding | Articles

Welding metals of dissimilar strengths

April 30, 2010 | By Dean C. Phillips

Welding metals of dissimilar strengths requires that a welder consider some specific factors, to ensure a solid joint.

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Arc Welding | Articles

Welding ASTM A514 or A514M-05 steel?

June 12, 2007 | By Dean C. Phillips

As manufacturers strive for lower costs and greater efficiencies, they tend to substitute high-strength materials for standard materials. One such high-strength material is ASTM A514/514M-05. Although it is not difficult to weld, joining it successfully requires paying close attention to the preheat temperature, interpass temperature, and filler metal.

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Stamping | Articles

Implementing Press Automation

June 13, 2006 | By Dean C. Phillips

To compete in a global market, all stampers need adapt their manufacturing processes. By mixing automation with electronic controls, job shops can increase output and exceed past manufacturing goals.

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