Welding Design & Fabrication http://weldingdesign.com/rss.xml en Precision in Fabrication, Speed in Reporting http://weldingdesign.com/operations/precision-fabrication-speed-reporting <div class="field-deck"> British fabricator gets real-time quick turnaround thanks to focused ERP </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>DC Developments Engineering Ltd. relies heavily on a management software platform that supports its sheet metal processing and related operations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/operations/precision-fabrication-speed-reporting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/operations/precision-fabrication-speed-reporting#comments Operations Gold Thu, 10 Apr 2014 03:38:00 +0000 8701 at http://weldingdesign.com <p>Tank fabrication at DC Developments Engineering Ltd., in Norwich, England.</p> Laser-Based, Targeted Heating for Surfaces, Coatings http://weldingdesign.com/processes/laser-based-targeted-heating-surfaces-coatings <div class="field-deck"> Laser-induced tempering creates an optimal surface in a matter of milliseconds </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>LIMO’s Activation Line 300 was specifically designed as an in-line high-temperature process that provides targeted surface heating in a matter of milliseconds.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/processes/laser-based-targeted-heating-surfaces-coatings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/processes/laser-based-targeted-heating-surfaces-coatings#comments Processes Gold Thu, 10 Apr 2014 02:07:00 +0000 8691 at http://weldingdesign.com <p>The Activation Line 300 laser system heats and cools functional layers with thicknesses of just a few hundred nanometers, with energy-efficiency and precision, and without damaging the substrate.</p> MagneGas Extends Venture, Sights New Fuel Combinations http://weldingdesign.com/welding-gases/magnegas-extends-venture-sights-new-fuel-combinations <div class="field-deck"> Seeking to match “clean fuel” technology for combustion with diesel, jet fuel, more </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>MagneGas Corporation signed a joint venture agreement with an Australian company, Future Energy Pty. Ltd., to develop, license and commercialize new concepts for co-combustion of MagneGas fuels.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/welding-gases/magnegas-extends-venture-sights-new-fuel-combinations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/welding-gases/magnegas-extends-venture-sights-new-fuel-combinations#comments Welding Gases Wed, 09 Apr 2014 04:45:00 +0000 8681 at http://weldingdesign.com On the Job, Off the Grid http://weldingdesign.com/equipment-amp-automation/job-grid <div class="field-byline"> Welding Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Portable MMA welding unit is lightweight, powered by built-in lithium-ion rechargeable batteries </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The AccuPocket 150/400 is the first TIG/MMA welding system with a high-performing lithium-ion rechargeable battery.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/equipment-amp-automation/job-grid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/equipment-amp-automation/job-grid#comments Equipment & Automation Thu, 27 Mar 2014 05:43:00 +0000 8671 at http://weldingdesign.com <p>Weighing just 24 lb., with compact dimensions and sturdy design, this AccuPocket transports easily, and its rechargeable battery delivers rated energy of nearly 400 Wh.</p> Fronius Parts Leveler Elevates O'Neal Manufacturing Services http://weldingdesign.com/operations/parts-leveler-elevates-oneal-manufacturing-services <div class="field-deck"> Engineering manager details the flat-out improvement in processes, potential for O'Neal Manufacturing </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>O'Neal Manufacturing Services adopts the ARKU FlatMaster 88 parts leveler to handle a variety of materials and thicknesses, as well as the variable requirements of processing different part shapes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/operations/parts-leveler-elevates-oneal-manufacturing-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/operations/parts-leveler-elevates-oneal-manufacturing-services#comments Operations Gold Thu, 27 Mar 2014 04:48:00 +0000 8661 at http://weldingdesign.com <p>A taper gauge and straight edge show the ideal part condition.</p> Walter Surface Technologies' Quick-Step Surface Finishing and Polishing http://weldingdesign.com/consumables/walter-surface-technologies-quick-step-surface-finishing-and-polishing <div class="node-body video-body"><div></div>Walter Surface Technologies’ Quick-Step surface finishing and polishing products now include Quick-Step Finisher, Quick-Step Blendex, and Quick-Step Flex. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/consumables/walter-surface-technologies-quick-step-surface-finishing-and-polishing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/consumables/walter-surface-technologies-quick-step-surface-finishing-and-polishing#comments Consumables Thu, 27 Mar 2014 03:03:00 +0000 8651 at http://weldingdesign.com <p>Walter Surface Technologies&rsquo; Quick-Step surface finishing and polishing products now include Quick-Step Finisher, Quick-Step Blendex, and Quick-Step Flex.</p> Seven Steps to Better Asset Availability http://weldingdesign.com/operations/seven-steps-better-asset-availability <div class="field-byline"> Jeff O’Brien </div> <div class="field-deck"> Maximize Asset Availability With Better Preventive Maintenance </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Use asset management techniques to pProlong the service life of capital equipment, increase system availability, and reduce maintenance-related costs.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/operations/seven-steps-better-asset-availability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/operations/seven-steps-better-asset-availability#comments Operations Thu, 13 Mar 2014 15:44:00 +0000 8621 at http://weldingdesign.com <div class="image-description"> <p>Computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) will help to schedule and maintain preventive maintenance programs, and give maintenance technicians quick reference to procedures as well as operating data, work order history, and metrics.</p> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> Cost-Effective MIG for Joining Thin Sheets http://weldingdesign.com/equipment-amp-automation/cost-effective-mig-joining-thin-sheets <div class="field-deck"> A convenient and flexible approach to reducing heat input </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The reduced-heat arc welding process called “microMIG” demonstrates well-controllable reduced heat input, good gap bridging, minimal distortion, and virtually spatter-free results.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/equipment-amp-automation/cost-effective-mig-joining-thin-sheets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/equipment-amp-automation/cost-effective-mig-joining-thin-sheets#comments Equipment & Automation Gold Thu, 13 Mar 2014 15:13:00 +0000 8611 at http://weldingdesign.com <p>With its defined heat input, microMIG reduces distortion significantly, including a 35-50% improvement over MAG processes.</p> Tips, Techniques, and Tools for Titanium Welding http://weldingdesign.com/processes/tips-techniques-and-tools-titanium-welding <div class="field-byline"> Dr. Michael J. Fletcher </div> <div class="field-deck"> Establishing a suitable inert environment is crucial to welding titanium alloys successfully </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Titanium and its alloys are highly reactive metals, and such materials require welders to use special techniques to avoid embrittlement by contamination.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/processes/tips-techniques-and-tools-titanium-welding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/processes/tips-techniques-and-tools-titanium-welding#comments Processes Gold Wed, 12 Mar 2014 20:57:00 +0000 8601 at http://weldingdesign.com <p>Welding high volumes of aerospace parts produced in reactive metals may justify the expense of fixed enclosures to avoid weld oxidation, but there are other considerations too &mdash; like the availability of space. Generally, when welding titanium and titanium alloys, any part of the weld zone that exceeds 500&deg;C must be protected from oxidation.</p> The Right Atmosphere for Welding Titanium http://weldingdesign.com/equipment-amp-automation/right-atmosphere-welding-titanium <div class="field-byline"> Welding Staff </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Specialty equipment for managing the conditions so as to avoid embrittlement of titanium and titanium alloys by contamination with atmospheric oxygen.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/equipment-amp-automation/right-atmosphere-welding-titanium" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/equipment-amp-automation/right-atmosphere-welding-titanium#comments Equipment & Automation Wed, 12 Mar 2014 19:46:00 +0000 8591 at http://weldingdesign.com <p>In order to weld titanium and titanium alloys, the welder must ensure that weld surface is protected against oxidation, and that the oxygen content of the purge gas is very low. Flexible purge enclosures are a convenient and cost-effective way to establish a safe working atmosphere, with out the capital investment of vacuum chambers and remote handling equipment.</p> Project to Develop Ceramic-Lined Pipes for Alberta Oil Sands http://weldingdesign.com/processes/project-develop-ceramic-lined-pipes-alberta-oil-sands <div class="field-deck"> MesoCoat aims to demonstrate cost-savings for seamless pipe carry corrosive materials </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>MesoCoat and the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology were granted $2.75 million to fund a prototype plant in Alberta, to demonstrate CermaClad<sup>™</sup> products’ suitability for transporting petroleum products in the region’s oil-sands developments.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/processes/project-develop-ceramic-lined-pipes-alberta-oil-sands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/processes/project-develop-ceramic-lined-pipes-alberta-oil-sands#comments Processes Wed, 12 Mar 2014 02:11:00 +0000 8581 at http://weldingdesign.com <p>MesoCoat&rsquo;s CermaClad process uses a plasma arc lamp to rapidly fuses corrosion-resistant alloys to metal surfaces at around 2,400&deg;F. The lamp is up to 10 in. long, so it covers a wider area than laser or weld-cladding systems, and operates at up to 400 mm/min.</p> Large Touchscreen for Resistance Welding http://weldingdesign.com/processes/large-touchscreen-resistance-welding <div class="field-byline"> Welding Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Real-time dynamic oversight of all process variables </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Miyachi Europe AWS3 performs real-time dynamic measurement of all welding variables, handles remote services, and allows operators to save and transfer critical parameters to a USB flash drive.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/processes/large-touchscreen-resistance-welding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/processes/large-touchscreen-resistance-welding#comments Processes Thu, 27 Feb 2014 16:55:00 +0000 8571 at http://weldingdesign.com <p>The Miyachi Europe AWS3 performs real-time dynamic measurement of all welding variables, handles remote services, and allows operators to save and transfer critical parameters to a USB flash drive.</p> Virtual Reality Simulator for Lap Joints http://weldingdesign.com/processes/virtual-reality-simulator-lap-joints <div class="field-byline"> Welding Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> New software upgrade expands support for metals, alloys </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Lincoln Electric released an update to its VRTEX® Extensions software platform, including a new lap joint weld coupon with support for mild steel, aluminum and stainless steel in the virtual environment – increasing the number of available and supported welds on the system from 105 to 141. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/processes/virtual-reality-simulator-lap-joints" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/processes/virtual-reality-simulator-lap-joints#comments Processes Thu, 27 Feb 2014 16:46:00 +0000 8561 at http://weldingdesign.com <p>&ldquo;The new lap joint coupon allows customers to expand their virtual welding training,&rdquo; according to Lincoln Electric&rsquo;s virtual reality product manager. &ldquo;As a direct result of customer need, this latest software upgrade expands support on mild steel, aluminum and stainless steel, making the VRTEX system an even more valuable interactive experience for teaching and refining welding technique and skill.&rdquo;</p> Laser Welding Thermoplastic Composite Structures http://weldingdesign.com/processes/laser-welding-thermoplastic-composite-structures <div class="field-deck"> EU consortium completes research into industrial practices for fabricating lightweight designs </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A consortium of manufacturers and industrial research centers recently claimed success for their three-year development program on laser-welding systems, establishing techniques for industrial production lightweight composite structures in aerospace, automotive, and shipbuilding. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/processes/laser-welding-thermoplastic-composite-structures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/processes/laser-welding-thermoplastic-composite-structures#comments Processes Gold Thu, 27 Feb 2014 15:49:00 +0000 8551 at http://weldingdesign.com <p>Laser welded pins for aircraft interior assembly &ndash; produced in CFRP using laser welding techniques.</p> Laser Zentrum Hannover e. V. (LZH) Sparks Fly as Welding Sector Woos Women Into Its Ranks http://weldingdesign.com/operations/sparks-fly-welding-sector-woos-women-its-ranks <div class="field-byline"> Pete Fehrenbach, Associate Editor, IndustryWeek </div> <div class="field-deck"> CNBC.com's article incites some rants, but it's a battle worth fighting </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Observations, such as the fact that available work is outpacing qualified tradespeople, and that the push away from skilled trades is now haunting manufacturing, are among the few examples cited.</p> <p class="rteindent1"><em>There has to be a way to talk about women, men and the world of work without resorting to overgeneralization and stereotype.&nbsp; Similarly, there must be a way to write a story about womena nd welding without once mentioning the movie, &quot;Flashdance.&quot;&nbsp; </em></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/operations/sparks-fly-welding-sector-woos-women-its-ranks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/operations/sparks-fly-welding-sector-woos-women-its-ranks#comments Operations Fri, 14 Feb 2014 21:24:00 +0000 8541 at http://weldingdesign.com ESAB's Parent to Buy Victor Technologies http://weldingdesign.com/equipment-amp-automation/esabs-parent-buy-victor-technologies <div class="field-deck"> $947.3-million deal brings wider portfolio, geographic reach </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Colfax Corporation, parent company to ESAB, has agreed to buy Victor Technologies Holdings in a deal worth $947.3 million, including debt assumptions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/equipment-amp-automation/esabs-parent-buy-victor-technologies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/equipment-amp-automation/esabs-parent-buy-victor-technologies#comments Consumables Equipment & Automation Thu, 13 Feb 2014 04:06:00 +0000 8531 at http://weldingdesign.com New Concept in Additive Manufacturing Gets R&D Funds http://weldingdesign.com/processes/new-concept-additive-manufacturing-gets-rd-funds <div class="field-deck"> Laser-assisted, wire-based deposition could improve processing with titanium, other difficult materials </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A laser-assisted, wire-based process developed by Lincoln Electric Co. for metal cladding is the basis of a new additive manufacturing concept. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/processes/new-concept-additive-manufacturing-gets-rd-funds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/processes/new-concept-additive-manufacturing-gets-rd-funds#comments Processes Fri, 07 Feb 2014 04:46:00 +0000 8521 at http://weldingdesign.com <p>Lincoln Electric and Case Western Reserve University are the lead researchers in a project to benchmark a technology Lincoln developed -- laser-assisted, wire-based additive process for titanium and nickel-based alloys.</p> Welded Tubes Rise in Quality, Performance, Cost-Effectiveness http://weldingdesign.com/operations/welded-tubes-rise-quality-performance-cost-effectiveness <div class="field-deck"> Longitudinally welded stainless steel tubes for heavy-duty service </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The welded tubes manufactured by Schoeller Werk have successfully passed the approval tests for railway brake line applications. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/operations/welded-tubes-rise-quality-performance-cost-effectiveness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/operations/welded-tubes-rise-quality-performance-cost-effectiveness#comments Operations Thu, 06 Feb 2014 05:00:00 +0000 8511 at http://weldingdesign.com <p>Schoeller Werk produces TIG-welded, austenitic Cr/Ni steel tubes with a weld joint factor of 1.0. This means the welded seam is able to match the tube material in critical quality standards, so the welded tubes are a cost-saving alternative to seamless products for critical applications.</p> Space Agency Chooses Laser-Welding Specialist http://weldingdesign.com/processes/space-agency-chooses-laser-welding-specialist <div class="field-deck"> Primoceler to engineer new optoelectronics package for ESA </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The European Space Agency (ESA) identified a laser-welding technology firm to develop and fabricate new optical sensor packages for use in future orbital missions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/processes/space-agency-chooses-laser-welding-specialist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/processes/space-agency-chooses-laser-welding-specialist#comments Processes Thu, 06 Feb 2014 03:21:00 +0000 8501 at http://weldingdesign.com <p>Primoceler&rsquo;s one-step laser-welding technology creates an impermeable seam using only glass, no adhesives, a fact that matches the ESA&rsquo;s technical requirement. Currently, the technology is being tested to determine whether it is robust enough to survive the zero-pressure environment of space indefinitely.</p> Flow International Sale Completed, Buyer Sees Growth http://weldingdesign.com/equipment-amp-automation/flow-international-sale-completed-buyer-sees-growth <div class="field-deck"> $200-million takeover has buyer forecasting higher market profile for the cutting technology </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Waterjet Holdings Inc. completed its estimated $200-million takeover of Flow International Corporation, a designer and manufacturer of industrial waterjet cutting and cleaning equipment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/equipment-amp-automation/flow-international-sale-completed-buyer-sees-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/equipment-amp-automation/flow-international-sale-completed-buyer-sees-growth#comments Equipment & Automation Sun, 02 Feb 2014 02:00:00 +0000 8491 at http://weldingdesign.com <p>Flow International develops ultrahigh-pressure waterjet technology (machine tables, motion control packages, direct drive systems, and intensifier pumps.) The buyer sees waterjet cutting and cleaning is &ldquo;a fast-growing alternative&rdquo; to laser, plasma, or EDM cutting.</p> Ford Sets $80 Million for Truck Plant Improvements http://weldingdesign.com/operations/ford-sets-80-million-truck-plant-improvements <div class="field-deck"> Retooling and automation programs may spur 350 new jobs at Louisville plant </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Ford Motor Company outlined plans to invest $80 million in plant improvements, retoooling, and new automation systems at its Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville, where it manufactures the Ford F-Series pickup trucks.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/operations/ford-sets-80-million-truck-plant-improvements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/operations/ford-sets-80-million-truck-plant-improvements#comments Operations Fri, 31 Jan 2014 02:55:00 +0000 8481 at http://weldingdesign.com <p>Ford Motor Co. will increase its production of F-Series Super Duty pickups by about 55,000 vehicles annually after the improvement program at the Kentucky Truck Plant is complete.</p> ESAB Taps RoboVent for Fume Extraction http://weldingdesign.com/safety-amp-regulatory/esab-taps-robovent-fume-extraction <div class="field-byline"> Welding Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> High-performance robotic welding, plus protection for operator and equipment </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>ESAB Welding & Cutting Products established a partnership with RoboVent Product Group Inc. to develop “high-performance robotic welding solutions” for North American fabricators and manufacturers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/safety-amp-regulatory/esab-taps-robovent-fume-extraction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/safety-amp-regulatory/esab-taps-robovent-fume-extraction#comments Safety & Regulatory Wed, 22 Jan 2014 22:22:00 +0000 8471 at http://weldingdesign.com <p>Left, ESAB&rsquo;s SwiftArc ML (Mobile Learning) System, a fully contained robotic welding system for education and training operations, introduced at Fabtech 2013. Right, the RoboVent Per4mer<sup>&trade;</sup> portable fume extractor.</p> New Nozzle Credited for Better Brazing http://weldingdesign.com/processes/new-nozzle-credited-better-brazing <div class="field-deck"> Lower investment and operating costs for high-volume production </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Fronius International has a new gas nozzle design that it claimed represents “a fundamental advance in the CMT brazing process.” The patented nozzle makes it possible to achieve higher brazing speeds, thereby reducing brazing costs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/processes/new-nozzle-credited-better-brazing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/processes/new-nozzle-credited-better-brazing#comments Operations Processes Gold Wed, 22 Jan 2014 18:24:00 +0000 8461 at http://weldingdesign.com <p>Developed by Fronius in collaboration with Audi AG, the CMT Braze+ brazing process has been successful in chassis fabricating operations for the Audi A7.</p> Audi AG photo Latest Welding Equipment and Supplies from New Equipment Digest http://weldingdesign.com/equipment-amp-automation/latest-welding-equipment-and-supplies-new-equipment-digest <div class="field-byline"> Bob King, Editor-in-Chief, New Equipment Digest </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Check out what's new in welding equipment and supplies from New Equipment Digest</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/equipment-amp-automation/latest-welding-equipment-and-supplies-new-equipment-digest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/equipment-amp-automation/latest-welding-equipment-and-supplies-new-equipment-digest#comments Equipment & Automation Wed, 22 Jan 2014 16:25:00 +0000 8451 at http://weldingdesign.com Supplied-Air Shields, Helmets http://weldingdesign.com/safety-amp-regulatory/supplied-air-shields-helmets <div class="field-byline"> Welding Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> All-in-one designs offer protection, comfort for workers, plus improved productivity </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Allegro supplied-air shield and welding helmets and packages offer greater comfort and reduce fatigue for workers, and promote greater productivity. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/safety-amp-regulatory/supplied-air-shields-helmets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/safety-amp-regulatory/supplied-air-shields-helmets#comments Safety & Regulatory Tue, 21 Jan 2014 01:58:00 +0000 8441 at http://weldingdesign.com <p>The Deluxe Supplied Air Shield and Welding Helmet (Blue) system is a NIOSH-approved and ANSI-certified package for one or two workers, including shields/welding helmets, an ambient-air pump, and 50 feet of breathing hose.</p> Hydrogen Fuel Developer in Co-Combustion Testing http://weldingdesign.com/welding-gases/hydrogen-fuel-developer-co-combustion-testing <div class="field-deck"> MagneGas has a joint venture underway to adapt its hydrocarbon combustion technology for use in coal-fired electrical utility operations. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>MagneGas Corporation announced its involvement in a new partnership that aims to adapt its proprietary hydrocarbon combustion process for use in coal-fired electrical utility operations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/welding-gases/hydrogen-fuel-developer-co-combustion-testing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/welding-gases/hydrogen-fuel-developer-co-combustion-testing#comments Welding Gases Mon, 20 Jan 2014 22:17:00 +0000 8431 at http://weldingdesign.com <p>MagneGas formed Supplemental Energy Solutions LLC, a 50-50 venture, with an unnamed partner to test its liquid-waste conversion process in connection with coal-fired utility operations.</p> WeldingWeb Marketplace http://weldingdesign.com/weldingweb-marketplace <div class="node-body page-body"><div></div>Ut quis noster usu. Nam vidit congue mediocrem at. Ea cum movet zril iisque, an vel elit nominavi. Nostrud vivendum te sit, ex causae consequat gloriatur pro, in deserunt intellegebat vel. Eum ne ipsum zril corrumpit. Partem oportere interpretaris ne est, mei tation gloriatur no. Vis ei scaevola elaboraret, pro ne tantas aperiri accommodare. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/weldingweb-marketplace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 18:11:36 +0000 8421 at http://weldingdesign.com Cargill Building New Steel Service Center http://weldingdesign.com/operations/cargill-building-new-steel-service-center <div class="field-deck"> Processor’s eighth U.S. operation will supply industrial, oil field demand in Colorado </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Cargill plans to build its eighth steel-processing outlet in the U.S. at a site 60 miles north of Denver. Construction of the 60,000-sq.ft. center will begin soon, and the new operation will reach its full-scale operation over the next three years. It may result in up to 25 new jobs, according to Cargill. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/operations/cargill-building-new-steel-service-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/operations/cargill-building-new-steel-service-center#comments Operations Mon, 13 Jan 2014 13:17:00 +0000 8401 at http://weldingdesign.com <p>Cargill Metals Supply Chain&rsquo;s new steel service center north of Denver aims to supply burgeoning regional demand from shale oil exploration efforts.</p> 10 Tips for Semi-Automatic MIG Savings http://weldingdesign.com/equipment-amp-automation/10-tips-semi-automatic-mig-savings <div class="field-byline"> Andy Monk </div> <div class="field-deck"> Your welding operation offers opportunities to conserve resources. Consider these 10 money-saving tips for MIG gun care and maintenance. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>These 10 tips for MIG gun care and maintenance will help you conserve costs and improve welding performance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/equipment-amp-automation/10-tips-semi-automatic-mig-savings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/equipment-amp-automation/10-tips-semi-automatic-mig-savings#comments Equipment & Automation Gold Tue, 24 Dec 2013 17:03:00 +0000 8381 at http://weldingdesign.com New Wind Turbine Orders Boost Vestas http://weldingdesign.com/operations/new-wind-turbine-orders-boost-vestas <div class="field-deck"> Wind power manufacturer ends year with two big contracts for turbines, nacelles, blades, and towers </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Vestas Wind Systems A/S is closing out 2013 with two large-scale orders for new U.S. wind energy projects.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/operations/new-wind-turbine-orders-boost-vestas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/operations/new-wind-turbine-orders-boost-vestas#comments Operations Mon, 23 Dec 2013 22:30:00 +0000 8371 at http://weldingdesign.com <p>Vestas has installed 13,387 MW of generating capacity in North America, and has four manufacturing sites in Colorado, where it produces turbine blades, nacelles, and towers.</p>