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Plasma Arc Cutting Quality Challenges and Troubleshooting

Plasma systems today are more powerful and portable than ever. They cut metal parts with very good, if not excellent, edge quality at an extremely fast clip. Still, fabricators are likely to face cut quality issues at one point or … Continue reading

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Selecting the Right GMAW Gun for the Job

Many may be curious, “how much of a difference does your welding gun selection make?” If you are engaged in gas metal arc welding (GMA), it is crucial to pick the right tool for your unique needs.

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Maximizing Operator Comfort and Safety to Increase Productivity: Part 2

In the metalworking industry, one of the major challenges is increase productivity, which can ultimately be achieved through reducing downtime and increasing yield. Tools that can withstand the harsh environments and rigors of the job, feature an ergonomic design and … Continue reading

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Maximizing Operator Comfort and Safety to Increase Productivity: Part 1

There are many issues that play a role in welding operator comfort, including the heat generated by the welding process, the repetitive motions, and at times, cumbersome equipment. These challenges can take a tole, which can result in aches, fatigue … Continue reading

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Century Plate Shear Machine Safety Tips

Safety should always be the number one priority when operating Century Plate Shear Machines because one mistake can lead to disastrous results. Here is a few basic safety tips to help prevent any accidents from occurring while operating this machine.

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Cobalt Drill Bits: 7 Tips

Cobalt drill bits were constructed and designed to be able to drill particularly hard exteriors such as cast irons, titanium or treated stainless steels. Cobalt drill bits were made from a solid composition of steel and cobalt. It is made … Continue reading

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