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Colfax Selects ThingWorx Platform on Microsoft Azure to Accelerate IoT Initiatives Across Its Businesses

NEEDHAM, Mass.--( BUSINESS WIRE)-- PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced that Colfax Corporation ("Colfax"), a globally recognized manufacturing and engineering technology company, has selected the ThingWorx ® Industrial Innovation Platform powered by Microsoft Azure to align its Internet of Things (IoT) efforts and increase the pace of development.

Colfax Corporation is a leading diversified industrial technology company that provides air and gas handling and fabrication technology products and services to customers around the world under the highly-recognized Howden and ESAB brands.

Building on its Colfax Business System (CBS) and culture of continuous improvement, Colfax has launched ...

NEEDHAM, Mass.--( BUSINESS WIRE)-- PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced that Colfax Corporation ("Colfax"), a globally recognized manufacturing and engineering technology company, has selected the ThingWorx ® Industrial Innovation Platform powered by Microsoft Azure to align its Internet of Things (IoT) efforts and increase the pace of development.

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ESAB OK FLUX 10.62 (ADVANCED SLAG RELEASE) HELPS IMPROVES FABRICATION PRODUCTIVITY

 ESAB Welding and Cutting has introduced OK Flux 10.62 (Advanced Slag Release) for Submerged Arc Welding (SAW). Compared to many other high basic fluxes on the market, the upgraded OK Flux 10.62 (Advanced Slag Release) offers better slag release for single and multiple wire SAW processes, as well as better recyclability due to its high grain strength. 

"OK Flux 10.62 (Advanced Slag Release) is a high basicity, neutral, agglomerated flux especially suited for narrow gap welding because of its good slag detachability and smooth sidewall blending," says Martin Gehring, ESAB Global Product Line Manager – Mild and Low-alloyed SAW. "The narrow running slag allows higher currents in narrow gap ...

 ESAB Welding and Cutting has introduced OK Flux 10.62 (Advanced Slag Release) for Submerged Arc Welding (SAW). Compared to many other high basic fluxes on the market, the upgraded OK Flux 10.62 (Advanced Slag Release) offers better slag release for single and multiple wire SAW processes, as well as better recyclability due to its high grain strength. 

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NEW CUTMASTER™ 60i PLASMA CUTTER OFFERS HIGHEST POWER-TO-WEIGHT RATIO, HIGH-VISIBILITY DISPLAY

ESAB® Welding & Cutting Products announced that it's new Cutmaster 60i handheld air plasma cutting system is now available.

Cutmaster 60i weighs 16.8 kg and provides a rated output of 7.6 kW at 50 percent duty cycle at 60A. It produces a recommended cut of 16 mm, has a maximum sever thickness of 38 mm, and provides the fastest cut speed at any thickness material for its class.

"We have designed the Cutmaster 60i so that it provides the industry's highest power-to-weight ratio in its class," says Michelle Chamberlain, Director - Global Manual Plasma Product Development, ESAB. "Users will immediately notice the over-sized, high-visibility LED display which communicates more information, ...

ESAB® Welding & Cutting Products announced that it's new Cutmaster 60i handheld air plasma cutting system is now available.

Cutmaster 60i weighs 16.8 kg and provides a rated output of 7.6 kW at 50 percent duty cycle at 60A. It produces a recommended cut of 16 mm, has a maximum sever thickness of 38 mm, and provides the fastest cut speed at ...

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ESAB SENTINEL™ A50 WELDING HELMET OFFERS ADVANCED FUNCTIONS TO INCREASE OPERATOR COMFORT AND PRODUCTIVITY

ESAB Welding and Cutting Products has now introduced the new Sentinel™ A50 Air high-performance automatic welding helmets This expands the offering following the introduction of the Sentinel A50 welding helmet earlier this year. The Sentinel A50 Air incorporates a PAPR (Powered Air Purifying Respirator) unit.

The Sentinel's radical design incorporates ergonomic headgear and maximum adjustability to increase productivity, functionality and usability. The Sentinel A50's high-tech features include an almost infinitely adjustable 5-point headgear, a 100 x 60mm viewing area, an externally activated Grind Button, a colour touch screen control panel and a front-loading convex cover lens that comes ...

ESAB Welding and Cutting Products has now introduced the new Sentinel™ A50 Air high-performance automatic welding helmets This expands the offering following the introduction of the Sentinel A50 welding helmet earlier this year. The Sentinel A50 Air incorporates a PAPR (Powered Air Purifying Respirator) unit.

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New ESAB PURUS™ 42 solid wire reduces rework and delivers results users can monetise

ESAB Welding and Cutting Products has introduced PURUS™ 42, a next-generation solid wire specifically formulated to reduce post-weld cleaning of spatter and silica islands. Classified as an AWS ER70S-6 EN/ISO G3Si1 wire and available in diameters from 0.8 to 1.6 mm.

"We enhanced the metallurgy of PURUS wire to reduce formation of silica islands so that slag self-releases or easily brushes off," says Mikael Mimer, Global Product Line Manager Solid Wires, ESAB. "PURUS wire can reduce post-weld cleaning time and unplanned downtime associated with spatter, reduce or eliminate downtime for removing silica islands in multi-pass welding and reduce or eliminate paint-related quality issues.

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ESAB Welding and Cutting Products has introduced PURUS™ 42, a next-generation solid wire specifically formulated to reduce post-weld cleaning of spatter and silica islands. Classified as an AWS ER70S-6 EN/ISO G3Si1 wire and available in diameters from 0.8 to 1.6 mm.

"We enhanced the metallurgy of PURUS wire to reduce formation of silica islands ...

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Introduction to Selecting Filler Metals for Stainless Steel

The capabilities that make stainless steel so attractive — the ability to tailor its mechanical properties and resistance to corrosion and oxidation — also increase the complexity of selecting an appropriate filler metal. For any given base material combination, any one of several types of electrodes may be appropriate depending on cost issues, service conditions, desired mechanical properties and a host of welding-related issues.

This article provides the necessary technical background to give the reader an appreciation for the complexity of the topic and then answers some of the most common questions filler metal suppliers receive. It establishes general guidelines for selecting appropriate ...

The capabilities that make stainless steel so attractive — the ability to tailor its mechanical properties and resistance to corrosion and oxidation — also increase the complexity of selecting an appropriate filler metal. For any given base material combination, any one of several types of electrodes may be appropriate depending on cost issues, service ...

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