- Remote service for robots’ problems
ABB Australia has announced a new and unique remote service concept for its customers’ robots that will identify and predict problems remotely, and dispatch help automatically.
- Go-anywhere power welder
THE new Lincoln Electric Power MIG 180C is said to deliver the widest welding output range in its class (30–180A).
- Shocking levels of shielding gas
A SURVEY by BOC has identified that only 18% of users measure the productivity of their gas-shielded welding processes.
- All-electric tube bender
UNISON, a UK-based company, has announced an all-electric tube bending machine that combines the flexibility of multi-stack tooling with the power to bend tubing of up to 150mm outside diameter.
- Boeing sues Alcoa over defective forging
IN the US, Boeing is now in the process of suing Alcoa, alleging manufacturing defects in an unknown number of titanium forgings, which are structural components attaching wings to the fuselage of the F-22 fighter aircraft built by Lockheed Martin and Boeing.