"welding" tag

Updated pipe stands have customizable base

IRCO Automation has updated its standard pipe stand line. Pipe stands provide a stable platform to support pipe spools, usually being rotated by a welding positioner. The pipe stands feature an upper support…

EWF to set a pioneer quality assurance benchmark for skills and qualifications recognition

The Rainbow project aims at developing a methodology which will align the European Qualifications of EWF with the European Qualifications Framework, defining a path for other systems to follow. EWF has set a…

Requirements from the European Directive for electromagnetic fields

As electromagnetic fields permeate many professional activities, legislation was needed in order to regulate its associated risk hazards. Hence, the European Commission has put forth the Electromagnetic Fields Directive to address all known…

Use Backing Tape for perfect weld underbeads

When welding sheets, pipes, tanks and other vessels made from metals such as stainless, carbon, duplex and chrome steels, it is important to support weld roots and provide even profiles. As an international…

Using Water Soluble Weld Purge Film for Pipe Purging

When tubes and pipes of certain materials, such as stainless steel, titanium, copper-nickel and zirconium are welded together it is desirable to purge the oxygen out of the inside of the weld zone…

Avoid putting weld at risk

For closure welds, tight bends, T piece joints and dome end connections where a conventional Tandem Weld Purging System cannot be used, a range of low cost, single ended Inflatable Weld Purge Dams…

Welding with wobbling technique

We are analysing how the laser beam oscillation while welding allows attaining several productive and qualitative advantages. The laser beam welding is a well-consolidated junction technique in industry and provides some advantages compared…

Lorch introduces new Roundseam Topslide for automation

Lorch is increasing automation portfolio with the new Roundseam Topslide. Lorch has introduced a new technological highlight which will become the new gem in their range of Lorch Automation Solutions (LAS) and for…

Fraunhofer Institute develops a new laser welding technology for cylindrical battery cells

A new laser welding technology for temperature-sensitive cylindrical battery cells is developed by the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT. The new technology is now ready for series production. Since 2009 the experts…

Quality assurance method for weld joints wins Swedish Steel Prize University Challenge 2015

Thomas Stenberg, a PhD student at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, is the winner of the Swedish Steel Prize University Challenge 2015 with a quality assurance method for weld joints. According…

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