Fabtech 2013: Welding

A look at some of the latest advances in automated welding systems, power sources, consumables and other welding equipment exhibited on the show floor at McCormick Place in Chicago on November 18-21.

Take a tour through the technical details of each system by clicking on the respective titles listed below:

Booths N-836, N-1136
Innovative Welding and Safety Technology
Miller Electric showcases their PipeWorx FieldPro™ System for onsite Stick, TIG, MIG and Flux-Cored pipe welding in the refinery, petrochemical, power generation and HVAC industries, and a new hard hat option for the Miller Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) line has been paired with the company’s Titanium Series™ auto-darkening welding helmets.

Booth N-1436
Robotic Spot Welding, Material Handling, Machine Tending
ABB Robotics features their new IRB 6700, a complete robot family with payloads from 150 kg to 300 kg and reaches from 2.6 m to 3.2 m.

Booth N-1449
Welding Wire Reduces Wire Shavings for More Cost-Efficient Welding
AlcoTec Wire, an ESAB company, features its patent-pending 5XXX Series NT aluminum welding wire that applies the newest innovation in wire manufacturing technology to significantly reduce or virtually eliminate wire shavings.

Booth N-1815
Wall Tracking Magnetic Fillet Welder
The new K-BUG 4000 from Bug-O Systems is a digital, portable and very compact magnetic trackless travel carriage for welding continuous or intermittent “stitch” fillet welds while traveling on a vertical wall with 25 lb carrying capacity.

Booth N-2249
Modular Welding Tables and Tool Kits
Strong Hand Tools® introduces their BuildPro MAX Modular Welding Table that provides a continuous tabletop surface of precision ground, hardened steel plates with tabletop holes for unlimited options in setting up welding fixtures for dedicated, short run, or prototypes.

Booth N-2419
Advanced Resistance Welding Solutions
CenterLine Limited exhibits a number of new products, including the FlexGun™ RA series modular welding guns, several styles of FlexFast™ stationary welders, the VeriFast™ family of nut and stud detection systems, SeamTec™ seam welders and the SST Cold Spray metal coating system.

Booth S-1973
Innovative Welding Clamps
Wilton® / Walter Meier Manufacturing Inc. launches an expansive line of welding F-Clamps, including Spark Duty™ Copper Plated F-Clamps that incorporates copper spindles and pads to deflect welding splatter.

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