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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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Trends and Opportunities: Global Welding Equipment Market 2016 – 2021

A report has been published which provides insight into the global welding equipment market and identifies trends and opportunities from 2016 right up to 2021. Experts in the welding industry share an overview, analyses, definitions, classifications and opinions which could be extremely insightful for those interested in the welding equipment market. Not only will the […]

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U.S. Veterans Look Foward to New Careers

Before Christmas, 46 U.S. veterans graduated from trade school in San Diego, California, USA with diploma qualifications and employment in advanced manufacturing. The newly qualified students, some of whom graduated in welding, made up the largest graduation class to date at Workshops for Warriors, a not-for-profit organisation which provides a free 16-month training prgoramme in […]

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Lincoln Electric Identifies Welding Hazard Avoidance Techniques

Lincoln Electric compiled a list of potential welding hazards and how to avoid them, based on OSHA safety guidelines.   Electric Shock Electric shock is one of the most serious and immediate risks facing a welder. Electric shock occurs when welders touch two metal objects that have a voltage between them, thereby inserting themselves into […]

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Forth Road Bridge Repairs Begin

The Forth Road Bridge, connecting Edinburgh to Fife, has been closed to all traffic since 4 December after a crack was discovered in a truss under the carriageway. Welding work began on 15 December, beginning with the assessment of the fault on scaffolding erected around the northeast main tower leg. It is believed that preventative […]

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