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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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Robotic arms and automated systems in smart factories

Integrating Welding IOT Into Smart Factories

By Orbital Welding, Productivity No Comments

Among recent technological advances, the Internet of Things (IoT) is gaining wide popularity across industries. The integration of smart devices that create smart factories has changed the way conventional industrial processes are performed. Welding technologies are also evolving to adapt to IoT. With smart welding systems, industries are looking forward…

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