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Weekly Roundup – ESAB Creates Welding Award for High Schools

4th of July

Find out why it’s not a good idea to use welding gas for any purpose other than welding (yikes!). That story and more fill out this edition of the “Weekly Roundup”. Enjoy!




Industry News

Leister releases air-cooled compact laser system for plastic welding

Leister Technologies LLC, Itasca, IL, has released the Novolas Basic AT Compact air-cooled laser system for plastic welding, providing a lower cost of entry for incorporating this precision hermetic plastic joining technology.

Schools/Programs and Students

Welding program considers new home

MCCC’s growing welding program is looking into a new home.

Northtec Launches New Fabrication And Welding Certificate In Semester Two

Hands-on types will be well catered for in a Certificate in Fabrication and Welding programme that is being launched at NorthTec's Future Trades campus in July.

Scout joins art, welding in Eagle project

Visitors to the Hilliard Heritage Rails to Trails will notice new pieces of artwork at the trail entrance.

Welding rodeo winners’ sculptures are on display

When he moved to Gillette five years ago, Mark Wigner always wanted to put his artwork in the city’s Avenues of Art program. The Donkey Creek Festival’s welding rodeo gave him that opportunity.


Welding Jobs (The Good)

Plastics experience fits fusion welding niche

William Mallonee got the bad news late one day, and the father of two, who lives on Old Common Road, knew he had to do something.

Welding Gone Wrong

Balloons filled with welding gas explode in pickup on I-405

Homemade fireworks caused an explosion inside a vehicle on Interstate 405 in Kirkland on Saturday.

Welding on Another Turf (Overseas News)

Contractor reintroduces explosive welding for Eskom water heaters

One of State-owned power utility Eskom’s main engineering contractors, Steinmüller Engineering Services, has reintroduced explosive welding technology for the refurbishment of high-pressure-feed water heaters, which are used in Eskom’s power plants, and held a seminar and demonstrated the process at its Bethal works for Eskom engineers.

ESAB creates welding award for high schools

ESAB Group Canada, Mississauga, ON, has created a new award to support students in welding programs in high schools.



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