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Welding

Welding

Monday | 09 May, 2016 | 9:55 am

Time crunch

Compact welding system helps firefighters save the day

Wednesday | 30 March, 2016 | 10:56 am

Hot rod dreamer

Growing up with a steel yard as his playground, it's natural that Steve Darnell reinvents vintage cars.

Monday | 07 March, 2016 | 2:49 pm

When worlds collide

NASA uses friction stir welding to withstand the rigors of space

Monday | 18 January, 2016 | 11:40 am

Weld like a girl

As the only woman in her welding class, Army reservist pursues career in a male-dominated trade

Tuesday | 08 December, 2015 | 1:30 pm

Four welds we like

Welders show off endless shots of slick welding beads on Instagram — here are some of our favorites

Thursday | 12 November, 2015 | 10:59 am

Heart of Oregon

Welder sells “Roseburg Strong” sheet metal cutouts to benefit the shooting victims of Umpqua Community College

Thursday | 15 October, 2015 | 1:43 pm

Brought back to life

The right tools retain the authenticity of treasured works

Thursday | 01 October, 2015 | 11:49 am

More than a microwave

An engineer creates a spot welder from a common kitchen appliance

Wednesday | 02 September, 2015 | 12:11 pm

Preparing patriots

In Fairbanks, Alaska, U.S. veterans learn to weld

Thursday | 06 August, 2015 | 12:34 pm

Fabricator on fire

Custom welding helmets mix extreme art with the science of metalworking

Monday | 06 April, 2015 | 1:33 pm

Scouts pick up the torch

Boy Scout troops weld their way to a merit badge as councils promote the trade

Friday | 13 March, 2015 | 12:46 pm

Simple as the standard

By reducing welding consumables to a single supplier, automotive part manufacturer streamlines robotic welding systems

Wednesday | 11 February, 2015 | 10:54 am

Where the steel and welding rod lay

Tom Balding Bits and Spurs welds its way into a successful niche of equestrian components

Tuesday | 20 January, 2015 | 3:44 pm

Stoking the flames

Buck Stove looks to grow its fabrication department as demand for wood burning stoves keeps welders busy

Tuesday | 16 December, 2014 | 4:00 pm

First time welder

FFJ editors try welding for the first time at Fabtech 2014

Monday | 10 November, 2014 | 2:13 pm

A flash of innovation

IndraMotion MLC for hydraulics enables patented welding process for half the cost

Wednesday | 15 October, 2014 | 9:38 am

Help in a hurry

Fueled by passion and donations, First Response is on the scene after catastrophes, deploying equipment needed for recovery with the help of Lincoln Electric

Thursday | 02 October, 2014 | 8:44 am

More than a sharpshooter

With a torch in one hand and crossbow in the other, Ben Blaque puts his self-built props in the crosshairs

Tuesday | 05 August, 2014 | 1:29 pm

Dealing direct

By offering same-day shipping for consumables both common and hard-to-find, Midalloy lets Team Industries keep a lean stock of wire

Monday | 19 May, 2014 | 8:27 am

Jobs in the pipeline

For Keystone XL, welders have advanced technology and testing at their fingertips, but a decision on the project awaits

Monday | 21 April, 2014 | 10:09 am

Tandem welding

Multiwire weld processes offer more economical welding of plates and sheets

Wednesday | 19 March, 2014 | 12:44 pm

Around the weld

Ten factors to consider when implementing orbital welding

Monday | 03 February, 2014 | 1:41 pm

A precise, creative moment in time

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A successful businesswoman and artist explains why she loves welding

Thursday | 19 December, 2013 | 1:42 pm

Tack-welding integration pays off

Adding Lincoln Electric’s Power Wave AC/DC 1000 SD allowed United Spiral Pipe to nearly double line speed, while boosting quality

Wednesday | 20 November, 2013 | 3:08 pm

Stress-testing automation

Using a variety of custom jigs, fabricator keeps welding carriage on the move full time

Tuesday | 12 November, 2013 | 10:23 am

Joined at the bit

At BYU, friction bit joining fuses steel and aluminum as car companies look on

Friday | 25 October, 2013 | 12:59 pm

A piece of comfort

Tweco’s Classic No. 4 welding guns ward off welder fatigue at New England shop

Thursday | 17 October, 2013 | 10:17 am

Fabrication-fueled ambitions

Fulfilling a promise, one welder sets his sights on breaking speed record

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Company Profiles

AIR FILTRATION

HYDRAULIC PRESSES

NESTING SOFTWARE

SERVICE CENTERS

Camfil APC - Equipment Beckwood Press Co. Metamation Inc. Admiral Steel
Camfil APC - Replacement Filters Triform

PLASMA TECHNOLOGY

Alliance Steel
Donaldson Company Inc.

LASER TECHNOLOGY

Messer Cutting Systems Inc.

SOFTWARE

BENDING/FOLDING

AMADA AMERICA, INC.

PLATE

Enmark Systems Inc.
MetalForming Inc. Mazak Optonics Corp. Peddinghaus Lantek Systems Inc.
RAS Systems LLC MC Machinery Systems Inc.

PLATE & ANGLE ROLLS

SigmaTEK Systems LLC

BEVELING

Murata Machinery, USA, Inc. Davi Inc. Striker Systems
Steelmax Tools LLC TRUMPF Inc.

PRESS BRAKE TOOLING

STAMPING/PRESSES

COIL PROCESSING

LINEAR POSITION SENSORS

Mate Precision Tooling AIDA-America Corp.
Bradbury Group MTS Sensors Rolleri USA

STEEL

Burghardt + Schmidt Group

MATERIAL HANDLING

PRESS BRAKES

Alliance Steel
Butech Bliss Fehr Warehouse Solutions Inc. AMADA AMERICA, INC.

TUBE & PIPE

Red Bud Industries UFP Industrial Automec Inc. BLM Group
Tishken

MEASUREMENT & QUALITY CONTROL

MC Machinery Systems Inc. Prudential Stainless & Alloys

CONVEYOR SYSTEMS

Advanced Gauging Technologies SafanDarley

WATERJET

Mayfran International

METAL FABRICATION MACHINERY

PUNCHING

Barton International

DEBURRING/FINISHING

Cincinnati Inc. Hougen Manufacturing Flow International Corporation
ATI Industrial Automation LVD Strippit

SAWING

Jet Edge Waterjet Systems
Lissmac Corp. Scotchman Industries Inc. Behringer Saws Inc.

WELDING

Osborn Trilogy Machinery Inc. DoALL Sawing American Weldquip
SuperMax Tools

METAL FORMING

HE&M Saw Strong Hand Tools
Timesavers FAGOR Arrasate USA Inc. Savage Saws T. J. Snow Company

 

MetalForming Inc.

 

 

 

MICROFINISHING TOOLS

 

 

 

Titan Tool Supply Inc.

 

 


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