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New Study Finds No Link of Increased Risk of Lung Cancer For Hard Metal Workers

According to research undertaken by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, hard metal industry workers do not face an elevated risk of contracting lung cancer. The study involved more than 32,000 workers from across the US, UK, Sweden, Austria and Germany. This research contradicts previous studies which have indicated that ingredients in […]


Practical Welding Today Becomes The WELDER

Publication Practical Welding Today, owned by FMA Communications, is to become ‘The WELDER’. Whilst maintaining its readership and issue frequency, it has been announced that the journal will have a brand new look with new features – and the first release to showcase the changes will be the September/October edition. Readers will have more opportunities […]


Robotocs News – Welding with New Software

OCTOPUZ is the intelligent offline robotic programming and simulation software solution ideal for industrial application and with this software, all brands and models are programmed in the same way. The user can program, simulate and generate code for multiple robots, simultaneously, with full support for external axes including linear rails and rotary positioners. OCTOPUZ is […]


North Carolina Man Creates Art Through Welding

We wrote, not that long ago, about Bob Dylan’s love of creating sculptures through welding. Well, apparently, he’s not the only one! In Hickory, North Carolina, Mark Looper has created a ‘masterpiece’. It’s hidden away, situated in the woods, in a quiet cul-de-sac. Looper’s specially crafted metal handrail winds down the house’s hilly back garden […]


Bielomatik Debuts Laser-Based Infrared Welding

Germany-based Bielomatik Leuze GmbH + Co. KG believes the infrared welding is completely particle free and gives high weld strength. Structures which were formally unachievable with laser welding, such as assembly and inserted components or component geometries are now conceivable. Applications are in the automotive, appliance, sanitary, electrical and electronics, medical and pharmaceutical industries. This […]