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ESAB Announces Improved Neutral OK Flux 10.99 For Industrial Environments

ESAB has announced an improved OK Flux 10.99, an agglomerated neutral basic flux designed for submerged arc welding in heavy industrial environments like petrochemical plants, offshore construction, transport, LNG and LEG tanks, pressure vessel, and pulp and paper industries. The enhanced formula of the flux works, in combination with selected austenitic and nickel-based wires, performs equally well with either AC or DC+ current, and provides significantly improved slag release, increased productivity and better weld quality.

“The high basicity of OK Flux 10.99 provides superior impact and toughness,” says Paolo Torchiana, Global Product Manager, ESAB. “Its excellent weldability in 1G ...

ESAB has announced an improved OK Flux 10.99, an agglomerated neutral basic flux designed for submerged arc welding in heavy industrial environments like petrochemical plants, offshore construction, transport, LNG and LEG tanks, pressure vessel, and pulp and paper industries. The enhanced formula of the flux works, in combination with selected austenitic ...

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To Our Valued Customers

We have exciting and very positive news to share with you! Today, we announced that our parent company Colfax Corporation (NYSE: CFX) intends to build on our strategic momentum by separating into two independent and publicly-traded companies—one business will focus on fabrication technologies (ESAB) and the other on specialty medical technologies (MedTech Co. and DJO). 

From a leadership perspective, I will continue as CEO of ESAB with our current team.  Together, we will continue to strengthen ESAB’s fabrication market leadership. ESAB expects to invest its significant free cash flow into growth-related capital investments, innovation, productivity and strategic acquisitions.

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We have exciting and very positive news to share with you! Today, we announced that our parent company Colfax Corporation (NYSE: CFX) intends to build on our strategic momentum by separating into two independent and publicly-traded companies—one business will focus on fabrication technologies (ESAB) and the other on specialty medical technologies ...

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ESAB’S NEW SMARTPIPE™ CUTTING SYSTEM OFFERS AFFORDABLE AUTOMATED PIPE CUTTING OPTION

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has introduced its new SmartPipe™ system for automated plasma or oxy-fuel cutting of pipe alongside a table for cutting flat plate. The SmartPipe standard line covers pipe in diameters from 2 to 12 in., lengths up to 20 ft. and weights up to 2,200 lbs. SmartPipe HD (heavy duty) can handle pipe diameters up to 10 ft. (including the common 36, 48 and 72 in. diameters) and lengths up to 60 ft.

The SmartPipe system consists of a pipe turning unit with a manually adjustable chuck and a CNC-controlled turning axis, two or more adjustable-position pipe supports and a support track. A typical configuration would situate the turning unit between the cutting table ...

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has introduced its new SmartPipe™ system for automated plasma or oxy-fuel cutting of pipe alongside a table for cutting flat plate. The SmartPipe standard line covers pipe in diameters from 2 to 12 in., lengths up to 20 ft. and weights up to 2,200 lbs. SmartPipe HD (heavy duty) can handle pipe diameters up to 10 ...

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TBi relocated successfully to ESAB ZJG site, continue to offer improved products and services

The production facility for TBi China has been successfully relocated to ESAB ZhangJiaGang Jiangsu from Little Duck Industrial Park Ji’nan Shandong.  Other functions for TBi China including sales, marketing, technical support and demonstration center, have also moved to a new office in Ji’nan Lushang FREDA Plaza.

The full spectrum of TBi operations, including welding torch and cleaning station production lines, quality, logistics and warehousing, now reside at ESAB ZJG site. As one of the three major production locations in ESAB Global, ESAB ZJG is equipped with comprehensive manufacturing capacity and ZJG team will continue to improve the business utilizing CBS tool to create an ...

The production facility for TBi China has been successfully relocated to ESAB ZhangJiaGang Jiangsu from Little Duck Industrial Park Ji’nan Shandong.  Other functions for TBi China including sales, marketing, technical support and demonstration center, have also moved to a new office in Ji’nan Lushang FREDA Plaza.

The full spectrum of TBi ...

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ESAB Expands Family of Filler Metals for LNG Applications, Launches Shield-Bright Flux Cored Wire For 9% Nickel Steel

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has introduced Shield-Bright NiCrMo-3, a 625-type electrode for manual and automatic flux cored wide-weave welding of 9% nickel steel in the vertical-up (3G) position and using 75% argon/25% CO2 shielding gas.

“We specifically developed Shield-Bright NiCrMo-3 for a U.S. LNG tank fabricator that had shifted from a 1/8 in. (3mm) vs. 5/32 in. (4 mm) root gap using a ceramic backer,” says David Hamilton, Director of Sales, Stoody, an ESAB brand. “Wider gaps are challenging for high-nickel wires because the puddle tends to be sluggish and have a high crown, but Shield-Bright NiCrMo-3creates an extremely flat bead profile with excellent tie-in at the toes ...

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has introduced Shield-Bright NiCrMo-3, a 625-type electrode for manual and automatic flux cored wide-weave welding of 9% nickel steel in the vertical-up (3G) position and using 75% argon/25% CO2 shielding gas.

“We specifically developed Shield-Bright NiCrMo-3 for a U.S. LNG tank fabricator that had shifted ...

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To Our Valued Customers

 

As we address the unique and evolving challenges posed by COVID-19, we’d like to reinforce our commitment to you and share an update on how ESAB is responding.

Team Health First and foremost, the health and safety of our customers and employees continues to be our number one priority. We are monitoring the situation carefully around the world while following guidance from the local government and authorities.

To provide you with additional peace of mind, we are taking the following precautionary measures and appreciate your patience and cooperation as we navigate this unprecedented situation together:

Limiting all non-essential visits to our plants. Increasing daily ...

 

As we address the unique and evolving challenges posed by COVID-19, we’d like to reinforce our commitment to you and share an update on how ESAB is responding.

Team Health First and foremost, the health and safety of our customers and employees continues to be our number one priority. We are monitoring the situation carefully around the ...

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