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November 2014

Into the abyss
The tech-laden aluminum Exosuit takes divers to a 2,000-year-old Greek shipwreck.



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  • Roll call for 2015

    From the Editor - Over the past couple of years—2014 in particular—FFJournal has tackled some of the best feature stories the magazine has published in its decade of existence.

  • Reducing rework through technology

    Guest Editorial - Reducing the need for welding rework is a goal of most manufacturers. Rework is often more necessary in automated and robotic welding, though it can be an issue in any sort of welding.

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