Selected articles from the November 2013 issue available online:

Yellow Jacket

Case Study: Stretch wrapper helps steel fabricator reduce labor, time, film consumption

November 19, 2013

A fabricator looking for a more efficient, less labor-intensive means of wrapping found a system that it says improved productivity, reduced product damage and wrapping inconsistencies, and saved on film use, while also saving worker wear and tear.

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Nuclear Plant

How the welder shortage affects the infrastructure

November 19, 2013

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The qualified-welder shortage presents significant problems for infrastructure and power industries. New welders need to be recruited, and displaced welders may need to be retrained for today’s jobs.

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Arc welder

Using GMAW-P with aluminum and stainless steel

November 5, 2013

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Welding aluminum and stainless steel can be challenging. Pulsed gas metal arc welding (GMAW-P), can help meets those challenges, while boosting productivity and reducing weld defects.

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