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Making Sparks Together May 2015
Feature Story

Rebel™ to the Rescue Giveaway Offers Opportunity to Win a Rebel EMP 215ic

Ian Johnson of Xtreme Off Road rescued rock bouncer Will Stewart by giving him just what he needed to get his rig ready for the Southern Rock Racing Series: a day of hands-on welding tips for his tube chassis. ESAB also helped, giving Will a brand new ESAB Rebel.

ESAB Rebel to the Rescue Giveaway

Will has his Rebel, and now’s the chance to get yours — enter to win a go-anywhere, weld-anything Rebel as part of our Rebel to the Rescue promotion. Enter now through July 5, 2016. Then, tune in to ESAB’s Facebook page where Ian will announce the winner.

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Welding and Machines for 6010 Electrodes

An ESAB ndustry expert discusses 6010 electrodes and what to look for in an inverter for running the electrodes.

Welding and Machines for 6010 Electrodes

Compact, portable inverters must be specifically designed for welding with E6010 electrodes, as they require additional components for good arc characteristics. ESAB designed its 40-lb. Rebel to run E6010, providing mechanical contractors, pipe welders and other professionals with the type of arc control they associate with full industrial units.

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Harnessing the Power of Data: Welcome to the Industrial Internet of Things

Achieve continuous improvement in manufacturing processes and practices by adopting IIoT practices: harness data, enable machine-to-machine (M2M) and automate manual activities.


ESAB has taken a leading role in Industry 4.0, or the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), with the launch of its new WeldCloud™ on-line data management software. ESAB’s WeldCloud enables users to manage data and welding systems via Wi-Fi, mobile cellular or hard-wired Ethernet communication.

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Selecting a Portable Wire Feeder

Remote control feeders require a “brain cable” between the feeder and the welder. Voltage-sensing feeders eliminate the brain cable, but operators must return to the power source to adjust voltage.

Selecting a Portable Wire Feeder

Portable feeders come in two basic types: remote control or voltage-sensing. Remote control feeders only work with DC Constant Voltage (CV) welders, while voltage-sensing feeders work with both CV and DC Constant Current (CC) engine drives, a benefit to contractors with mixed fleets.

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What Have You Welded Lately?

Submit Your Welding Story and Become a Part of Our Fabrication Hall of Fame

ESAB shares in the success of your welding projects, and we know you do great work! Tell us about the metal masterpieces you’ve created with ESAB or Victor products. If we publish your story, you’ll receive an ESAB/Victor prize package with an ESAB FR welding jacket, safety glasses, and more. Plus, you’ll be included in our Fabrication Hall of Fame.

Send your story and details along with photos to publicrelations@esab.com.


ESAB Announces Winners of “A Cut Above” Student Contest

A Cut Above Contest Winners

Three individual students and three school teams recently won ESAB’s “A Cut Above” student welding and essay contest. All winning students received cash prizes and schools received packages valued at $4,000.

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TurboTorch® Receives Vendor of the Year Award

TurboTorch Receives Vendor of the Year Award

Ferguson Enterprises, the top-rated wholesale supplier of commercial and residential plumbing supplies, selects TurboTorch as its Plumbing Counter Vendor of the Year.

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Victor® Expands G Series Regulator Offering

Victor Expands G Series Regulator Offering

If you’re looking for alternatives to the premium Victor EDGE™ or traditional SR regulators, rely on the performance of Victor G Series regulators. The G Series line-up includes light- (G150), medium- (G250) and heavy-duty (G350) models, as well as the two-stage heavy-duty G350 and light-duty GRF400 flow meter/regulator.

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Cutmaster™ 42 Plasma Cutter — Now Upgraded with the SL60 1Torch™

Cutmaster 42 Plasma Cutter

ESAB upgraded its multi-voltage Thermal Dynamics® Cutmaster 42 by pairing it with the SL60 1Torch, which offers gouging capabilities, drag cutting at the full 40-amp output and allows end-users to standardize on one set of consumables. As part of the TRUE™ Series, you can rely on the Cutmaster 42 and SL60 to cut all day at the recommended cutting capacity and to pack more punch when you need it.

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ESAB Tech Tips

Troubleshooting Welding Problems

ESAB’s application experts Nino Mascalco, Rob Koltz and Steve Sigler provide practical how-to welding advice in the Consumables Corner, appearing in each issue of Practical Welding Today®.

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In Case You Missed It

The Cutting Top 20 – from the February 2016 issue of The FABRICATOR

ESAB New Rebel Proves that Designing Products Based on the Voice of the Customer Leaves Everyone on Top – from the March 2016 issue of Welding Productivity

A View from the Cloud – from the March 2016 issue of Industrial Machinery Digest

Strength in Numbers: How the Industrial Internet of Things Applies to Fabricators – from the January 2016 issue of The FABRICATOR

A Chase to the Cut – from the November/December 2016 issue of The FABRICATOR

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