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2011-02-10 16:26:24

A new alloy promises to lessen welders' risk of breathing toxic fumes on the job. The alloy is a welding "consumable" "“ the material that melts under the welder's torch to fill the gap between parts that are being joined. The new nickel alloy consumable is more expensive compared to those already on the market, but worth the cost in situations where adequate ventilation is a problem. That's why two Ohio State University engineers invented the alloy "“ specifically to aid military...

2009-07-23 09:05:00

Companies Sign Development and Collaboration Agreement to Advance Welder Training System COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- EWI has announced an agreement with Recognition Robotics, Inc. to collaborate on the development and commercialization of interactive welder training systems. The new technology takes training to the next level by monitoring torch positions and arc data while welding, providing in-helmet feedback to assist the welder to learn proper technique more...

2009-05-18 17:23:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The CEMCO fabrication department has successfully completed its ASW D1.1 Structural Welding Code-Steel certification for A-36 plate and A514 grade B (T-1) plate. This certification spells out the requirements for design, procedures, qualification, fabrication, inspection, and repair of pipe, plate, and structural shapes that are subject to either static or cyclical stresses. The CEMCO welders that participated in this certification process are: Lee...

2009-01-09 13:33:00

CLEVELAND, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Lincoln Electric Co. and Lincoln Global, Inc., two subsidiaries of Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: LECO), have filed a lawsuit against Lisco, Inc., a Los Angeles-based company doing business as Rhino Welders and Phoenix Welding Supply Co., for patent, trademark, copyright and trade dress infringement and unfair competition. The lawsuit was filed today in the United States District Court for the Central District of California....

2008-09-16 15:00:28

SmartTCP a leading supplier of automatic welding solutions, today announced it has been selected by Kern Steel Fabrication, of Bakersfield, California to automate its structural steel welding process. The robotic welding solution, which is designed for fabrications in small batch production, combines hardware and software into a flexible and efficient welding cell that will automate both the robot programming and the weld production of Kern's high mix, low volume parts. "With the current...

2005-08-15 20:06:28

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. lawsuits over the health effects of welding fumes, dubbed "the next asbestos" by plaintiffs, are set for a big test this month in an Ohio court case that may determine whether manufacturing companies face billions in claims. Lawyers for thousands of welders, and others exposed to welding fumes, have alleged that manganese fumes, released during welding, cause severe damage to the central nervous system, including Parkinson's disease and Parkinson's-like...

2005-06-08 17:59:26

ROCHESTER, Minn. - A Mayo Clinic case series analysis has pinpointed for the first time syndromes associated with toxic damage to the brain and nervous system from manganese fumes generated during welding. The analysis also revealed that all affected patients shared a risk factor: welding with inadequate ventilation. The findings are published online at www.neurology.org and will appear in the June 28 print issue of Neurology. Due to ethical concerns, human trials with manganese fume...


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