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Steel vessel displays importance of welding prep in pressure vessel fabrication

Welding Prep in Pressure Vessel Fabrication

By Orbital Welding, Pressure Vessels No Comments

From nuclear waste storage to food and chemical processing, companies employ pressure vessels for wide-ranging applications. Since these pressure vessels accommodate high-pressure storage or fluid transfer, they must provide maximum strength. Weld joints in the vessels require special attention to ensure quality and operational continuity. To maintain optimal weld quality,…

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Stainless steel equipment displays food safe welding

Food Safe Welding: How Orbital Welding Helps Guarantee the Safety of Food

By Food & Beverage, Orbital Welding, Safety No Comments

In food production and manufacturing applications, metal component quality is crucial. Welding plays an important role in maintaining the food-safe status of the in-contact metal components. Organizations like the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have set standards such as the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) for welded metal surfaces to…

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Closeup of semiconductor during the shortage in 2021

Addressing the Semiconductor Shortage in 2021

By Orbital Welding, Semi-Conductor No Comments

In late 2020, amid the Covid-19 pandemic, manufacturing industries also faced a semiconductor shortage, a shortage likely to persist in 2021. The semiconductor shortage has posed severe disruption in the global supply chain for many industries, including automotive, aerospace, medical, and nuclear. To minimize the problem’s scale, efforts at small-scale…

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Beverage factory with hygienic welding systems

Why Modern Industry Depends on Hygienic Welding

By Bio, Pharma, & Medical, Food & Beverage, Orbital Welding, Safety, Stainless Steel No Comments

Excluding water, tea and coffee, perhaps unsurprisingly, are the most consumed beverages in the world. However, would you have assumed that beer ranks third? A nice cold beer apparently remains one of life’s treasures for many people. Regardless of which beverage you prefer, though, it was almost certainly produced in…

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