The time and energy it takes to make the conversion from smaller-diameter wire to a larger one could save countless hours and improve quality. Here are several initial steps that are necessary to make the conversion.
Here are some tips on how to maintain exceptional cleanliness, select the right filler metal and employ the correct welding preparations to remove the oxide layer on the surface of the material.
Understanding these important details will help your shop decide whether a new welding technology is your best way to remain competitive or if a filler metal conversion your best next step.
Filler metals reflect how welding operations are evolving, as materials change to meet application demands that require technologies capable of meeting more specific — and sometimes more stringent — welding requirements.
It only makes up about 20 percent of the cost of your typical welding operation, but incorrectly estimating the amount of filler metal needed can have a far-reaching impact to your bottom line.
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“It’s the tie that binds” celebrates the journey from the filler metals customers use to the relationships developed on the journey to find the right filler metal solution.
The new Robotic Welding Cell Rental Program allows end users to test automation in their own welding operation before purchasing equipment, minimizing risk and barriers regarding capital expenditures, and helping businesses meet short-run production demands.
The latest flux-cored wires, metal-cored wires and aluminum filler metals from Hobart Brothers are designed to improve quality and productivity in welding operations.
SuperGlaze HD aluminum welding wire is perfect for use in heavy-duty applications where wire feeding can be a challenge and arc performance is critical.
A snapshot of some of the newest filler metals used in welding applications.