Practical Welding Today®

July/August 2013

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Selected articles from the July/August 2013 issue available online:

Previewing Schweissen & Schneiden 2013 - TheFabricator.com

Previewing Schweissen & Schneiden 2013

August 2, 2013

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A sneak peak at 2013 Schweissen & Schneiden.

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Accepting the torch, carrying a legacy - TheFabricator.com

Accepting the torch, carrying a legacy

July 12, 2013

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Scott Schreiber, head welding instructor at Green River Community College, Auburn, Wash., possesses an innate ability to connect with his students, a tenacious drive for excellence and continuous improvement, ingenuity, and a commitment to improving the welding trade. It is for these reasons and many more that Schreiber is the 2013 PWTeacher of the Year.

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Joining aluminum with laser - TheFabricator.com

Joining aluminum with laser

July 12, 2013

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As the automotive industry looks to take steps to increase fuel economy to a fleet average of 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025, fabricators and suppliers will be looking to aluminum to help lighten the load. Properly addressing the troublesome attributes that aluminum and its alloys will help you to avoid potential issues during the laser welding process.

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Angle grinding

Angle grinding 101

July 8, 2013

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In fabrication shops across America and around the globe, power tools—more specifically, angle grinders—are often used in an improper and unsafe manner. Taking the time to learn the do’s and don’ts of cutting and grinding can help prevent serious injury to yourself or those around you.

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