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FABTECH 2017 “Steels” Chicago

Emerging technologies, expert insight and high industry attendance showcased at North America’s premier manufacturing tradeshow and conference FABTECH 2017, North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event, hosted more than 1,700 exhibiting companies and a total of 44,935 attendees from 120 countries to celebrate manufacturing’s industrial evolution last week at Chicago’s McCormick Place.…

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New FABTECH Logo Reflects an Industry Evolution

Chicago, IL, November 9, 2017 – Today, the five FABTECH co-sponsors unveiled a new logo and brand identity for the FABTECH series of events. FABTECH represents the leading events in North America exclusively focused on advancing the metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing industries. The industry is evolving and the new logo reflects the innovation…

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Design for Manufacturing: Bevel

By Cornel Warren Bevels are edge cuts typically used to prepare steel plate parts for welding. Professional fabricators have long relied on CNC machines and nesting software to fine tune and automate the beveling process. As the industry leader in bevel processing, SigmaNEST delivers accurate bevels with precision and speed. SigmaTEK’s Director of Product Management,…

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Find Your Automation Solutions at FABTECH

FABTECH can help drive down fabrication costs. Really. Like most professionals in our industry, you’re probably interested in ways to drive down costs and turbo-charge your efficiency. A visit to FABTECH gives you first-hand access to expert knowledge, live demonstrations of new technology, and a close-up view of machinery you can’t get anywhere else. This…

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Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

A team of 100 welding students at the Tuscaloosa Career and Technical Academy joined together with the homeowners association of the Northwood Lake community in order to build a 35 foot by 14 foot playground. The homeowners association also donated $1,000 to TCTA’s career academy. The students provided the bulk of the labor, and then…

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How to Find the Best Welding Deals Online

Baker’s Gas and Welding is a welding retailer with several physical locations and online sites offering some of the best deals on welders, welding gear, and welding supplies. With all of the promotions, rebates, and discounts being offered in physical stores and online, Baker’s Gas and Welding regularly updates a wide variety of social media sites…

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The Importance of Friction Welder Quality Standards

The Quality Standards employed by your Friction Welder are as critical as the benefits of Fiction Welding – let’s look at how important choosing the best Standard can be. Three Standards are specified by the American Welding Society guidelines: Inspection Validation Data Acquisition & Record Retention Critical to product performance and longevity, these standards need to…

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Introducing the iTool© Shelf Visual Press Brake Tooling Storage System

Manufacturers Get LEAN with Versatility Professional Tool Storage Products The iTool Shelf is Versatility’s latest addition to a product line which has proven instrumental to implementing Lean and 5S initiatives in sheet metal manufacturing operations.  Designed to improve the fabricators’ safety, productivity, lean and 5S programs, iTool Shelf offers 500 pound capacity sliding tool shelves…

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Mazak Optonics Corp. to Showcase Four Laser-Cutting Machines and Automation System FABTECH

See it all at FABTECH 2017  in Booth #A4001 OPTIPLEX 4020 Fiber 8kW The latest addition to the OPTIPLEX family is the new OPTIPLEX Fiber III 8kW. This machine utilizes a new PreviewG Control and higher performance digital drive package. The OPTIPLEX 4020 Fiber III utilizes a new drive system which provides higher productivity through high-speed…

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Trade in and Upgrade Your Plasma Cutter Today

When your plasma cutter begins to wear down or doesn’t have enough punch for your cutting projects, Victor’s Trade in, Trade up promotion will help welders and metal workers save big on a new Thermal Dynamics plasma cutter purchase. This offer at Baker’s Gas and Welding will put cash directly toward a new Thermal Dynamics…

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