Selected articles from March/April 2009 issue published on TheFabricator.com:
Hybrid laser-arc welding has been around for a while, but only recently has it gained steam, with more industries turning to the technology for a faster way to make components lighter with less heat input and minimal distortion while still maintaining part tolerance.
A welding program in northeastern Arizona, looking to improve the air quality in its welding lab, replaced its fume extraction equipment.
Frank Armao discusses why weld strength increases when incorporating an aging cycle prior to welding in the T6 temper.
Be True To Your School winner Lebanon Technology & Career Center gets visit from 17-year-old welding and racing phenom Brennan Palmiter.
Performing GTAW on anodized aluminum poses a unique set of challenges, even to the most experienced welder. To address these challenges, welders must be aware of the special equipment and consumables required, properly prepare materials, and employ the correct technique to lay the bead.
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