Articles on cutting-edge welding technologies, orbital welding best practices, and the latest welding accessories

Remote welding control units being used to adjust orbital welding while in progress.

Why Use a Remote Control Welding Unit: Benefits of a Weld Pendant

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The hardest part of the welding process isn’t the welding itself. It’s trying to weld while crammed into a vehicle’s engine compartment, an aircraft’s wing structure, or while dangling from rafters two stories above the shop floor. Awkward, uncomfortable, or inaccessible positions are a common part of welding. One of…

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High-purity pipe welding is vital in the production of food, pharmaceuticals, and semiconductors.

High-Purity Pipe Welding: How to Weld High- and Ultra-Purity Piping

By Bio, Pharma, & Medical, Food & Beverage, Pipe Welding, Semi-Conductor No Comments

A high-purity weld is any weld that contains fewer than ten parts per million (ppm) of contaminants like oxygen, hydrogen, and carbon. Ultra-high-purity welding keeps these contaminants below one ppm. High-purity and ultra-high-purity pipe welding are used in processes where cleanliness of the product is paramount, such as in semiconductor…

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