ESAB News ARCHIVE
April 18, 2017
ESAB is making it easier for customers to identify and purchase filler metals that are compatible with its recently launched Rebel ‘weld anything, anywhere’ multi-process welding machine. Demand for the Rebel has exceeded all expectations and customers are reporting that the machine’s sMIG (smart MIG) welding function gives an exceptionally stable arc and the innovative user interface, with its colour screen, makes set-ups incredibly easy. To help customers maximise their productivity without compromising quality, ESAB has published a list of Rebel-compatible filler metals.
ESAB COLUMN-AND-BOOM WELDING AUTOMATION SOLVES CAPACITY PROBLEM FOR MANUFACTURER OF WIND TURBINE TOWERS
April 11, 2017
ESAB has supplied an automated welding system to EWP Windtower Production AB for making longitudinal welds in sections of wind turbine towers. The highly efficient submerged arc welding system comprises a CaB 460C column-and-boom that manipulates a tandem single + twin welding head, with a FFRS Super flux feed and recovery system complete with heaters and filter unit; power comes from three ESAB Aristo 1000 welding power sources and control is via ESAB PEK controllers complemented by a GMH automatic joint-tracking system. In addition to this equipment, EWP Windtower Production AB is also using ESAB consumables, namely OK Autrod 12.22 copper-coated, unalloyed welding wire and OK Flux 10.71 agglomerated basic flux.
March 20, 2017
ESAB recently toured the UK with its Demobus, demonstrating a number of welding and cutting systems including the new Rebel multi-process welding machine. Everyone who visited the Demobus could enter a draw and now the winner, Carl Matthews of Inverness College UHI, has been presented with his Rebel.
New ESAB Sentinel A50 welding helmet offers advanced functions to increase operator comfort and productivity
March 10, 2017
ESAB, a world leader in welding and cutting technologies, is introducing the Sentinel™ A50 high-performance automatic welding helmet to its range of welding helmets. The helmet's radical new design incorporates ergonomic headgear and maximum adjustability to increase productivity, functionality and usability.
March 2, 2017
ESAB has donated a Thermal Arc Fabricator 252i welding machine and Tweco Fusion 250 MIG welding torch to Key Enterprises, an independent Registered Charity based in North Tyneside that provides purposeful occupational training and support for people with mental health problems, learning disabilities and learning needs.