Operations http://weldingdesign.com/taxonomy/term/7397/more en Lockheed Martin Tapped to Redesign Alaska Rocket Launch Pad http://weldingdesign.com/operations/lockheed-martin-tapped-redesign-alaska-rocket-launch-pad <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Lockheed Martin won a bidding process for a project to reconfigure of Alaska’s Kodiak Launch Complex.</div> <p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/operations/lockheed-martin-tapped-redesign-alaska-rocket-launch-pad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/operations/lockheed-martin-tapped-redesign-alaska-rocket-launch-pad#comments Operations Mon, 15 Dec 2014 05:02:00 +0000 9571 at http://weldingdesign.com Underwater Aluminum Welding with Lincoln Electric http://weldingdesign.com/operations/underwater-aluminum-welding-lincoln-electric <div class="node-body video-body"><div></div>Phoenix International has created a unique dry-chamber underwater welding system to repair the US Navy's fleet of LCS2 Aluminum vessels.</div> <p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/operations/underwater-aluminum-welding-lincoln-electric" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/operations/underwater-aluminum-welding-lincoln-electric#comments Operations Mon, 08 Dec 2014 18:05:00 +0000 9551 at http://weldingdesign.com Managing Metal Processing for Machinery Maker http://weldingdesign.com/operations/managing-metal-processing-machinery-maker <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>McConnel uses Lantek Expert sheet-metal processing software to design and build agricultural machinery at its factory in Ludlow, England. </div> <p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/operations/managing-metal-processing-machinery-maker" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/operations/managing-metal-processing-machinery-maker#comments Operations Processes Thu, 04 Dec 2014 18:23:00 +0000 9541 at http://weldingdesign.com <p align="left">Plasma cutting for sheet metal at McConnel&rsquo;s agricultural machinery plant in Ludlow, Shropshire, England.</p> Stick Welding Square Tubing http://weldingdesign.com/operations/stick-welding-square-tubing <div class="node-body video-body"><div></div><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="335" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/7IHGYdkKHD0" width="596"></iframe></p> </div> <p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/operations/stick-welding-square-tubing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/operations/stick-welding-square-tubing#comments Operations Thu, 04 Dec 2014 15:23:00 +0000 9501 at http://weldingdesign.com Mobility's Influence on Manufacturing Processes, People http://weldingdesign.com/operations/mobilitys-influence-manufacturing-processes-people <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Every aspect of manufacturing has become increasingly “connected,” and that connectivity is accelerating. </div> <p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/operations/mobilitys-influence-manufacturing-processes-people" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/operations/mobilitys-influence-manufacturing-processes-people#comments Operations Processes Wed, 03 Dec 2014 01:57:00 +0000 9491 at http://weldingdesign.com For Small Fabricators, More Insight Is More Upside http://weldingdesign.com/operations/small-fabricators-more-insight-more-upside <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Rodney Jenkins explains that a small business requires management that is just as well informed as global enterprises achieve.</div> <p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/operations/small-fabricators-more-insight-more-upside" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/operations/small-fabricators-more-insight-more-upside#comments Operations Wed, 05 Nov 2014 23:58:00 +0000 9431 at http://weldingdesign.com <p>Harris Manufacturing is a small manufacturer with a commitment to its customers, and deeper insight to its enterprise data thanks to cloud-based business software.</p> U.S. Employment Figures and the Industries Skills Gap http://weldingdesign.com/operations/us-employment-figures-and-industries-skills-gap <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>While opinions vary as to the degree of progress or success for the U.S. economic recovery since the great recession, there is an important debate within the debate about the nature of the jobs available in today’s market.</div> <p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/operations/us-employment-figures-and-industries-skills-gap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/operations/us-employment-figures-and-industries-skills-gap#comments Operations Processes Safety & Regulatory Tue, 04 Nov 2014 17:22:00 +0000 9411 at http://weldingdesign.com Steelmaker Starts Russia’s First Tailor-Welding Line http://weldingdesign.com/operations/steelmaker-starts-russia-s-first-tailor-welding-line <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Severstal has started up a tailor-welding line for steel automotive panels, the first such line in Russia for automakers.</div> <p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/operations/steelmaker-starts-russia-s-first-tailor-welding-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/operations/steelmaker-starts-russia-s-first-tailor-welding-line#comments Operations Tue, 04 Nov 2014 05:52:00 +0000 9401 at http://weldingdesign.com <p>Severstal SMC Vsevolozhsk&rsquo;s new tailor-welding line is an automated operation capable of laser welding steel sheet of different thicknesses, to optimize stamping of auto body panels and doors.</p> Selecting, Applying the Right Technology for Welding Batteries http://weldingdesign.com/operations/selecting-applying-right-technology-welding-batteries <div class="field-byline"> Geoff Shannon, Ph.D. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Joining materials battery manufacturing allows different options, including resistance, ultrasonic, micro-TIG and laser welding.</div> <p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/operations/selecting-applying-right-technology-welding-batteries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/operations/selecting-applying-right-technology-welding-batteries#comments Operations Wed, 29 Oct 2014 03:20:00 +0000 9381 at http://weldingdesign.com Mechanical Weld Backing Methods http://weldingdesign.com/processes/mechanical-weld-backing-methods <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>For most applications of fusion welded joints, it is unnecessary to go to the trouble and expense of ensuring fully continuous transition of metal between parent materials. The fillet weld and the partial penetration butt weld usually are adequate, employed intelligently, they can meet many structural requirements.</p> <p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/site-files/weldingdesign.com/files/uploads/2014/10/HTF_TechPaper1.pdf" target="_blank">Download this technical paper.</a></p> </div> <p><a href="http://weldingdesign.com/processes/mechanical-weld-backing-methods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/processes/mechanical-weld-backing-methods#comments Equipment & Automation Operations Processes Fri, 03 Oct 2014 13:09:00 +0000 9321 at http://weldingdesign.com