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August 10, 2004
Tips for welding preparation
Advances in equipment automation and the development of new and exotic tubing materials have affected welding techniques and weld preparation. The levels of cleanness required in many industries—medical, electronic, aerospace,... Read more...
July 13, 2004
Delta repair welders aim high
Pilots refer to flying experience as "seat time." For the 300-plus certified welders in Delta Air Lines' TechOps division, the term has a similar meaning. Certification is just the first step for them. Qualified GTAW welders here log... Read more...
June 12, 2003
What's that material?
An XRF system can be integrated at a detector station before final packaging. The tubes are held in place by a pneumatic clamp while the XRF detector is raised to make contact with the tube and perform the measurement. This process... Read more...
May 15, 2003
Inspecting welds on complex tube forms
Many manufacturers are familiar with using eddy current systems to inspect their sheet and tubular products. Eddy current testing (ECT) is a nondestructive electromagnetic test that offers a rapid examination to detect surface-breaking... Read more...
February 27, 2003
Laser system saves damaged military parts from the scrap heap
Recently, though, several military facilities have been testing a new repair technique developed to save expensive parts from the scrap heap. The technique, known as Laser Engineered Net Shaping (LENS™), produces far less heat than... Read more...
November 7, 2002
Merging research with manufacturing
It doesn't take vast financial resources, though, to gain access to modern research. By partnering with a university's engineering program, a manufacturer can benefit from the knowledge and experience of professors and students at a... Read more...
July 12, 2001
Not your father's abrasive jet
Fifteen or 20 years ago abrasive jet was the technology of last resort for severing difficult materials that could be cut no other way. These units were crude, noisy, and dirty. A nozzle was hung on an X-Y burning table and the resulting... Read more...