Processes en Managing Metal Processing for 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Operations Processes Thu, 04 Dec 2014 18:23:00 +0000 9541 at <p align="left">Plasma cutting for sheet metal at McConnel&rsquo;s agricultural machinery plant in Ludlow, Shropshire, England.</p> Mobility's Influence on 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Operations Processes Wed, 03 Dec 2014 01:57:00 +0000 9491 at U.S. Employment Figures and the 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Operations Processes Safety & Regulatory Tue, 04 Nov 2014 17:22:00 +0000 9411 at Fluxarc -- Flux Core Welding Wire by Longevity [VIDEO] <div class="node-body video-body"><div></div>Demonstration of Longevity's Fluxarc -- Flux Core Welding Wire. Flux-cored arc welding (FCAW or FCA) is a semi-automatic or automatic arc welding process. FCAW requires a continuously-fed consumable.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Consumables Processes Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:36:00 +0000 9391 at Targeted Preheating Improves Laser-Hybrid Welding for HSS <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>LZH and its research partners developed a reliable hybrid welding system using inductive pre-heating. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Processes Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:33:00 +0000 9351 at <p>High-strength, fine-grain structural steels can be joined without hot cracks using the laser-GMA hybrid welding process developed at the LZH.<br /> Phot by LZH</p> 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="" target="_blank">Download this technical paper.</a></p> </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment & Automation Operations Processes Fri, 03 Oct 2014 13:09:00 +0000 9321 at Increased Control for Pulsed-Arc Welding <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Fronius developed the PMC (Pulse Multi Control) pulse-welding package on the high measuring and control speed of its most recent TPS/i MIG/MAG power source platform. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Processes Gold Thu, 02 Oct 2014 12:49:00 +0000 9281 at <p>The activated penetration stabilizer ensures optimum edge detection. (Material: CrNi 3 mm, wire: 308 1.0, gas: 97.5%/2.5%, wire feed speed: 17 m/min, welding speed: 1.3 m/min, arc length stabilizer: 0.3, penetration stabilizer: max.)</p> Inside The Miller Electric Training Center <div class="node-body video-body"><div></div>Miller Electric&#39;s training center in Rancho Cucamonga, CA is the ultimate gearhead welding paradise. We take a look at some of the cool new products there like the Multimatic 200 and Millermatic 211! </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment & Automation Processes Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:18:00 +0000 9171 at Benefits of Frequency Adjustment on Aluminum using the Miller Dynasty 200 DX TIG Welder <div class="node-body video-body"><div></div><p>Miller Marketing Manager John Swartz and Pure Vision fabricator Aaron Cranford discuss modifications to the radiator in the Pure Vision TT Camaro, using the Dynasty&reg; 200 DX TIG welder. John also discusses the benefits of frequency adjustment when TIG welding aluminum.</p> </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Operations Processes Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:05:00 +0000 9161 at DOD Orders Large-Scale 3DP to Produce Rocket Engines <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Aerojet Rocketdyne has a contract from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base to supply a series of large-scale additive manufacturing systems based on selective laser melting (SLM.) </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Processes Fri, 22 Aug 2014 04:03:00 +0000 9131 at <p>Liquid rocket engines use high-density propellants kept under low pressure. Aerojet Rocketdyne recently confirmed it manufactured and tested a liquid oxygen/kerosene engine entirely by 3D printing, reducing the production time and manufacturing costs considerably.</p>