Processes http://weldingdesign.com/taxonomy/term/7398/more en 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> 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 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 Fluxarc -- Flux Core Welding Wire by Longevity [VIDEO] http://weldingdesign.com/processes/fluxarc-flux-core-welding-wire-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="http://weldingdesign.com/processes/fluxarc-flux-core-welding-wire-longevity-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/processes/fluxarc-flux-core-welding-wire-longevity-video#comments Consumables Processes Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:36:00 +0000 9391 at http://weldingdesign.com Targeted Preheating Improves Laser-Hybrid Welding for HSS http://weldingdesign.com/processes/targeted-preheating-improves-laser-hybrid-welding-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="http://weldingdesign.com/processes/targeted-preheating-improves-laser-hybrid-welding-hss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/processes/targeted-preheating-improves-laser-hybrid-welding-hss#comments Processes Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:33:00 +0000 9351 at http://weldingdesign.com <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 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 Increased Control for Pulsed-Arc Welding http://weldingdesign.com/processes/increased-control-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="http://weldingdesign.com/processes/increased-control-pulsed-arc-welding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/processes/increased-control-pulsed-arc-welding#comments Processes Gold Thu, 02 Oct 2014 12:49:00 +0000 9281 at http://weldingdesign.com <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 http://weldingdesign.com/equipment-automation/inside-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="http://weldingdesign.com/equipment-automation/inside-miller-electric-training-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/equipment-automation/inside-miller-electric-training-center#comments Equipment & Automation Processes Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:18:00 +0000 9171 at http://weldingdesign.com Benefits of Frequency Adjustment on Aluminum using the Miller Dynasty 200 DX TIG Welder http://weldingdesign.com/processes/benefits-frequency-adjustment-aluminum-using-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="http://weldingdesign.com/processes/benefits-frequency-adjustment-aluminum-using-miller-dynasty-200-dx-tig-welder" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/processes/benefits-frequency-adjustment-aluminum-using-miller-dynasty-200-dx-tig-welder#comments Operations Processes Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:05:00 +0000 9161 at http://weldingdesign.com DOD Orders Large-Scale 3DP to Produce Rocket Engines http://weldingdesign.com/processes/dod-orders-large-scale-3dp-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="http://weldingdesign.com/processes/dod-orders-large-scale-3dp-produce-rocket-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://weldingdesign.com/processes/dod-orders-large-scale-3dp-produce-rocket-engines#comments Processes Fri, 22 Aug 2014 04:03:00 +0000 9131 at http://weldingdesign.com <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>