Selected articles from March/April 2007 issue published on TheFabricator.com:
With the recent increases in gasoline and natural gas prices, more attention than ever is focused on alternative energy sources. One fabricator, Aerisyn LLC, investigated manufacturing towers for use in the wind power industry. To produce towers efficiently enough to compete against imports from Asia, Aerisyn relied on an equipment vendor that had experience in demanding fields such as aerospace, nuclear, and wind power.
It is important to be able to identify when brazing is suitable for joining copper or copper alloys, how it is applied, and which filler metals to use.
Becoming knowledgeable about the different types of flux-cored stainless steel electrodes, what their capabilities are, how they are classified, and how to handle and maintain them safely can offer welders many benefits.
Assessing the work environment, creating programs, and training staff to abide by those programs are the keys to maintaining a safe work environment and avoiding steep fines, worker injury, or death.
A Tennessee artist and welder uses scrap metal parts to create one-of-a-kind metal sculptures.
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