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Keyhole Plasma Welding

IMI {engineering and pneumatics industrial company} has developed its own plasma welding technique which allows for full penetration butt welding to occur in cases where the geometrics of the compornent make traditional welding techniques too difficult. The problem was first raised by a German customer of IMI when they were manufacturing crown wheels for marine […]

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A Quick Way to Make You Workshop More Efficient…

…It may seem like a simple idea but we thought we’d share this with you anyway!   Problem: When you work on multiple welding projects at the same time which are on different work tables Solution: Build a rolling welding cart which can be transported to the project, rather than bringing the project to the […]

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India Will Lead Global Welding Products Market Until 2020

The welding industry encompasses a broad range of joining techniques that include solid state welding, fusion welding, weldbonding, brazing, diffusion welding and soldering. A recent report by Transparency Market Research surrounding the global welding products market has identified that the market was worth $17.47 billion in 2013 and is estimated to be worth $23.78 by […]

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Audi’s Remote Welding Dramatically Lowers Costs

Audi’s remote laser welding process – which joins aluminium on its A8 series cars – reduces the cost of processing by 90%, compared to traditional methods. Audi’s production facility in Neckarsulm in Germany manufactures Audi’s higher performace cars (including A8 and even R8 models) produces up to 190 vehicles every day. Responsible for technology development […]

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Plant Produces its 100,000th IPS Axle from Mercedes-Benz

On 11 March 2016, Mercedes-Benz plant Kassel produced its 100,000th Induction Pressure Welding axle for Mercedes-Benz trucks. This unique technology enables steel to be welded casting parts with any contours. In this process, the main body of the axle, called the axle housings, is manufactured from three elements and adapted flexibly regarding to the regional […]

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New SubArc Portable Welding System by Miller Electric

Miller Electric has introduced their new SubArc Portable Welding System. This submerged arc welding system is self-contained and ready-to-weld that can be adapted to meet the needs of the application. “Because this system is on wheels, this unique product offering provides great flexibility and mobility for customers who need the ability to adapt their positioning […]

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NASA Completes Welding on Lunar Orion

In 2018, NASA’s Orion will launch an unpiloted flight, named ‘Exploration Mission’ or ‘EM-1’. It is counted as the first flight of a human-rated spacecraft to deep space since the Apollo Moon landing era ended, more than 40 years ago. Orion is designed to send astronauts deeper into space than ever before. This will include […]

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