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ESAB Welding & Cutting Products will showcase its Quick Weld Productivity Analyzer (QWPA), an easy-to-use calculator for total weld cost analysis, in booth C12574 at FABTECH 2018, held Nov. 6 – 8 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. This online tool can help fabricators see the cost impact of different aspects of production. The QWPA produces calculations for:
Net deposition rate and welding speed per pass after selecting weld process and inputting data, (wire/electrode type, diameter, parameters, joint configuration, joint cross seam area, joint length, number of passes). Weld operation time calculation. A sliding scale for arc-on time/operating factor calculates weld metal ...
ESAB acquires Gas Control Equipment, becomes leading provider of flow control and oxy-fuel solutions
Annapolis Junction, M.D. - ESAB Welding & Cutting Products today announced that it has acquired Gas Control Equipment ("GCE"). With headquarters in Malmö, Sweden, GCE is a leader in European gas equipment, offering full solutions for general industrial, healthcare, high-purity, as well as science and research applications. GCE employs more than 900 people.
"GCE offers industry-leading brands and a rich tradition. GCE businesses have more than 100 years of experience developing, manufacturing and distributing equipment for pressure and flow control of high pressure gases, as well as cutting and welding equipment," says Shyam Kambeyanda, President, ESAB. "The opportunities created by ...
Annapolis Junction, M.D. - For more than 80 years, Sandvik Welding Consumables has been a world-leading developer and manufacturer of advanced stainless steels and nickel filler metals for demanding environments. To broaden and enhance its portfolio of specialty alloys, ESAB Welding & Cutting Products acquired the Sandvik welding consumables business, finalizing the transaction earlier this year. Beginning November 1, these products will go to market under the name Exaton™, an ESAB brand. As part of the brand update, the following changes will occur:
Product packaging will be updated to reflect the new Exaton brand and logo. The product itself will retain current labeling. The contents ...
In an effort to help members of the welding community master their craft, ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has created the ESAB Elite, a team of respected welders from across the globe, to share wisdom and provide practical welding advice through social media. To kick off the program, each partner has created welding tips videos for esab.com/elite and the Hot Welding Tips playlist on ESAB's YouTube channel.
"The welding industry has embraced Instagram and YouTube as ways to share work, solve problems and challenge each other to see who can lay the best beads. The ESAB Elite program adds fuel to their fire and channels the energy of these social media leaders so that the industry collectively ...
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