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.
The spending of Independent Welding Distributors Cooperative member companies through their co-op exceeded $19 million in March.
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.
For users who need maximum flexibility when moving a welding machine around the shop or working in the field, ESAB provides the Rebel EMP 235ic for MIG/Stick/TIG and Rebel EM 235ic for MIG-only.
The free WE BUILD-themed 2017 Full-Line Catalog from Miller Electric showcases a wide range of information on welding products, technology and other resources.
Ideal for construction, shipyards and other industries, the wireless controls on these new welding systems from Lincoln Electric allow operators to adjust welding settings at the arc, eliminate additional control cables and reduce return trips back to the welding power source.