Welding News Roundup - News in the Welding World
In this article we are going to go over some welding news headlines that we found interesting. We found these all over the internet and are compiling it for you here.
ESAB Demo Box Program
To make the product evaluation process easier ESAB has started their demo box program. This program provides the user with a heavy-duty steel cabinet with secure internal storage and is a complete package delivered to an end user. It contains everything needed to start welding, including the power source, feeder, wire, cables, guns, PPE, and extra contact tips. Take a look at the video below for more information.
Metal Shop Masters Show - ESAB Providing Equipment
Netflix has created a new welding reality tv show called Metal Shop Masters. The show premiered on September 10th, 2021 for the first season. "The show features seven competitors, five men and two women, who face off in elimination-style fabrication challenges. At the end of six challenges, the last fabricator standing will have earned the title of Metal Shop Master and a $50,000 prize. The show is hosted by Jo Koy, an award-winning comedian and star of several Netflix stand-up specials".
The products ESAB provided for the show are the Rebel EMP 205ic AC/DC all-process welder, the Thermal Dynamics Cutmaster 40, a Victor cutting outfit, the Sentinel A50 welding helmet, and additional PPE.
Take a look at the trailer for the show below.
Lincoln Maintenance App
Lincoln Electric has created an app that eliminates the guesswork when it comes to maintenance. The app was created to maintain optimal performance on the Ranger Series engine driven welders.
"The NEXTime app connects to most Ranger welder generators from 15 ft. away or more to provide real-time data and alerts. It monitors battery and fuel status, creates maintenance logs, provides maintenance instructions and locates service and distribution facilities, and manages an unlimited number of machines".