4 Innovations in Metal Fabrication
From aeronautics to medicine and science, metal fabrication is a vital component of achieving an improved quality of life. By building metal structures and components specifically designed for high-precision tasks, we are able to facilitate, automate, and complete tasks faster and more accurately.
On a larger scale, industries that rely on industrial machining and fabrication are always one step closer to global competitiveness thanks to new innovations. These innovations are just some of the examples of how metal fabrication can make your business a cut above the rest.
DCW100K welding machine from DeWalt
At less than 25 pounds, the DCW100K is a lightweight welding companion that’s packed with tons of useful features suited for light welding tasks. It is can produce up to 140 amperes of stick power and TIG welding power of 150 amperes.
The machine is also portable and can be operated for up to 50 minutes as a cordless unit with an internal battery. Otherwise, switch to Hybrid Mode (120V AC) to use it as a corded unit. It can be charged using an external charger and plugged into a 20-amp circuit. ·
Infinite Series wedding helmet by Miller Electric
A followup to the Pro-Hobby series, the Infinite Series welding helmet boasts the largest viewing area in its class at 13.4 square inches. The viewing field is embedded with a wide screen format for unparalleled viewing of micro and macro fields. Equipped with digital controls, the user can easily adjust shade and graphic option (there are three) to his liking. Also on board is an Info-Track lens technology which allows the welder to set an alarm or a timer.
Other nifty features include a comfort cushion, a multi-language help menu, four arc sensors; and four operating modes, including X-Mode, which keeps the lens from darkening due to sunlight. ·
M18 Fuel Deep Cut Band Saw
Promising to cut faster than same-class corded tools (and twice the run time of its cordless rivals), the M18 Fuel Deep Cut Band Saw features a brushless motor that churns out an astounding 380-feet-per-minute cutting speed. Combined with a trademarked Constant Power Technology, this Milwaukee Tool creation is able to maintain its precision and speed regardless of the application type.
The band saw can cut up to a width and depth of 5 inches by 5 inches and is equipped with Jobsite Armor Technology, which offers protection against sharp debris and accidental drops.
The unit comes with a REDLITHIUM™ XC 4.0 battery, which can last up to an entire day after charging. · Millermatic 211 MIG Welder with Advanced Auto-Set
A truly advanced welder, the 38-pound Millermatic 211 allows users to weld up to 3/8-inch pieces in one pass. It is furnished with five varying wire/ gas combinations and three wire capabilities, including capabilities for .024-inch wires; as well as an Inverter technology, with an arc that can accommodate diverse lengths and speeds.
To reduce energy consumption and debris accumulation, the machine comes with a Fan-On-Demand cooling technology that operates on an “as-needed” basis.
Other impressive features of the Millermatic 211 include a Multi-voltage plug (MVP) that fits both 120 and 240 V receptacles, a three-groove Quick Select Drive Roll, and an Auto Spool Gun Detect for switchless automatic detection of MIG gun or spool gun.