High strength galvanized steel is an excellent material to help automotive manufacturers build lighter-weight vehicles, but it can present some challenges that make it difficult to weld.
For auto body shops or tractor repair facilities to effectively keep up with the new demands being driven by fuel economy mandates and remain profitable, they must invest in easy to use equipment that is capable of welding both steel and aluminum.
Here are a few of the best practices that every welding operator should know when it comes to choosing and maintaining nozzles, contact tips, retaining heads and gas diffusers, and cable.
A new algorithm uses the high processing power, large memory, extremely fast system bus and highly dynamic wire feed speed of the latest MIG/MAG power source platform to ensure an extremely stable arc with minimal spatter.
Take a look at how Wisconsin fabricator High Tech Welding uses a portable all-in-one multiprocess power source to gain versatility and increase their welding productivity by 25 to 30 percent on field repair and fabrication jobs.
Lloyd Steed of Tregaskiss identifies the key factors that must be understood to manage a profitable and productive robotic welding operation that really gains a competitive edge and makes the most out of its investment.
ESAB is proud to help sponsor Operation Fearless, the 1991 Ford Bronco build project underway at the RK Motors Performance Center to honor fallen Navy SEAL hero Adam Brown.
ESAB will support the University of Toronto Baja Team with the donation of welding equipment, consumables and personal protection accessories as they compete to design and build a rugged off-road vehicle.
Mike Weller was recently recognized for outstanding service to Fox Technical College, which is part of the Wisconsin Technical College System
The Continuum 350 from Miller Electric provides a competitive edge through exceptional arc performance, unique processes and programs, and standard weld data gathering.
The TransPocket 150 and 180 systems from Fronius use hand-held welding torches that can utilize electrodes with diameters up to 5/32 in and power sources that are also suitable for TIG welding up to 220 A.
The Surfox Wand from Walter Surface Technologies features a quick-change system for accessories to clean larger and hard-to-reach areas at an optimal rate.