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Category: World Interest

Fixturing for robotic welding

Specifying and purchasing a robotic welding system can be challenging and requires predictions about future part volumes and types of jobs. A robotic system manufacturer and integrator, if you are working with one, will help you specify the best system for your application. However, how parts will be fixtured often is forgotten in this process. […]

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SkillsUSA Welding Fabrication Competition Attracts Future Talent

Forklift manufacturer Raymond supports competition to help create “next generation of welding and manufacturing workers.” In an effort to find potential employees at every opportunity, many companies are taking active roles in competitions. One company, Raymond, a 95-year-old forklift manufacturer, recently hosted a welding fabrication competition at SkillsUSA conference that was held in Louisville, Kentucky. […]

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Italian shipbuilder places large order for laser welding line

Pemamek has received a significant order for a laser hybrid welding system from shipbuilder Fincantieri. The Italian shipbuilding group is known for its expertise in designing and building cruise ships, offshore vessels, naval and special vessels, as well as ferries and mega-yachts. Based on earlier deliveries to Fincantieri’s other shipyards, the company decided to invest […]

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ABICOR BINZEL to showcase Spool Welding Robot

ABICOR BINZEL has announced that it will participate in a live demo week for its Spool Welding Robot. The live demo week will take place between the 1st-5th April in Houston, Texas. The Spool Welding Robot is part of ABICOR BINZEL’s corporation with Novarc Technologies. The Spool Welding Robot is a unique, collaborative robot that […]

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New welding technology takes hi-end aluminium frames to next level

A team of the University of California (UCLA) has developed a new welding technology for high quality aluminum. It takes alloy frames to the next level as it offers the possibility to weld AA7075 alloy. This brings superlight and superstrong frames able to compete with the ones made of carbon. Does it offer opportunities for […]

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Ultrafast lasers used to weld together metal and glass

Traditionally, welding has been limited to materials that share similar properties, so it’s difficult to make even aluminium and steel join forces. But now, scientists from Heriot-Watt University are claiming a breakthrough method that can weld together materials as different as glass and metal, thanks to ultrafast laser pulses. Currently metals can be welded to […]

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Welding students build float for MLK Day Parade in San Diego

Welders are important to one of San Diego’s biggest industries — shipbuilding. At San Diego Continuing Education (SDCE), welding students are also using their skills to honour civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. “For years this country I feel we focused on the service industry more than industrial,” SDCE welding instructor Bob Pyle said. […]

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