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Making Sparks Together February 2014
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Power Lineup: FABTECH 2014

Power Lineup: FABTECH 2014

There’s a new team in town at FABTECH 2014. The joining of ESAB and Victor brings together five heavy hitters. Now, all the welding and cutting solutions you need are available from one company –ESAB.

From multi-process arc welding equipment to high-speed welding automation, the latest small gantry mechanized cutting system and innovative, extended-life consumables, we now offer more leading-edge technology and solutions to cover all of your welding and cutting needs.

Don’t miss this power lineup at FABTECH booths C2444, C2454, and C2466.

Click to see some of the All-Star products we’re introducing at FABTECH.


Building Barges: It’s No Picnic

Building Barges: It’s No Picnic

If you’re a fan of the Discovery Channel Show “Dirty Jobs” with host Mike Rowe (now no longer airing), you might think that you’ve seen all the jobs out there that are either really messy or really difficult. We’d beg to differ, and we submit that Eagle Fabrication, LLC, has the chops to have been potentially featured as a “Dirty Job.”

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Ported Contact Tip Design Delivers up to 5x Better Tip Life

Ported Contact Tip Design Delivers up to 5x Better Tip Life

Revolutionary Tweco® Velocity™ MIG consumables, now standard on Spray Master MIG guns, proved themselves in demanding applications. Here are the real world results.

MIG consumable design matters, especially for fabricators in high-output, high-duty-cycle MIG and FCAW applications.

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SEMA Spotlight: Building a Legacy

SEMA Spotlight:
Building a Legacy

Legacy Innovations is busy making a name for itself.

Owner Troy Spackman is steadily growing his business formed in 2006 as a two-person operation, today a thriving shop that handles high-end custom car builds, as well as chassis design and fabrication, restorations and more. The hard-working crew does everything in house, from concept to implementation. From the start, it has partnered with ESAB for all its welding and cutting equipment requirements.

Legacy teams up with ESAB to spotlight its latest custom renovation at SEMA, November 4-7, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The annual show is a premier automotive specialty products trade-only event. Legacy has featured a car at SEMA for the past six years.

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What Have You Welded Lately?

“Acclaim” for Multi-use Skid Steer Attachment

“Acclaim” for Multi-use Skid Steer Attachment

As a 2013 graduate of the Welding and Fabrication Engineering Technology program at Pennsylvania College of Technology, David Munn has plenty of classroom theory and hands-on laboratory experience behind him. David recently put both to good use in fabricating a multi-use skid steer attachment for his father, a building contractor.

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Submit Your Welding Story & Become a Part of our Fabrication Hall of Fame!

Fabrication Hall of Fame! We know you’re proud of your work, and we want to see it! Send us information on the metal masterpieces you’ve created with ESAB products and if your story is featured in our e-newsletter, you’ll win a prize package filled with popular
ESAB gear.

Send your story details and a photo to publicrelations@esab.com.
ESAB News

Major-league Promotions:
The Many Ways to Win with ESAB at FABTECH


Visit ESAB at FABTECH and you’ll not only benefit from the world’s most advanced welding and cutting technology, you also have the chance to win great prizes, including helmets, eye glasses, All-Stars T-shirt, as well as a Victor gas cutting outfit, manual plasma cutting system and a complete welding shop!

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ESAB Featured on Two Guys Garage

ESAB Featured on Two Guys Garage

Did you catch ESAB on Two Guys Garage? The popular automotive aftermarket program, airing on MAVTV, featured ESAB and their partner firm LetzRoll Offroad Racing on a recent show. Hosts Kevin Byrd and Willie B. worked with LROR owner Andrew McLaughlin to showcase the customization of the new LROR Ultra4 class buggy using ESAB welding and cutting equipment.

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Three Great Offers End Soon

Don’t miss out! Time is running short to reap great savings and rewards on some of our most popular welding, plasma cutting and gas apparatus products. These great offers end December 31.

1. Gear Up for Battle: Your choice of a $500 manufacturer rebate or a $1,000 ESAB shopping spree with the purchase of any Warrior™ ready-to-weld package.
Learn more here.

2. The Incredibly Simple Giveaway: Buy any qualified ESAB Heliarc® welding package, and you’ll instantly receive the bonus Weld Warrior™ personal protection equipment kit.
Here’s how.

3. Bundle and Save: Arc Welding, Plasma Cutting and Gas Apparatus Bundle equipment from two product groups and save up to 15%. Bundle equipment from all three product groups and save up to 25%. The more you bundle, the more you save.
Get details here.

110 Years Strong

110 Years Strong

ESAB recently celebrated its 110-year anniversary. Thank you for helping us reach this milestone. We take pride in what we’ve accomplished in a century and a decade, but we do so with a keen eye on the next 110 years.

We seek to build on what we’ve learned, to perfect the innovations you count on, and to push ourselves further. This is how we continue to write the history of welding and cutting.

Click here to learn more.

See the Latest ESAB Products

Visit us at these upcoming shows to see the latest in ESAB products and processes. Register now and save on the cost of admission:
SEMA 2014 Booth N-6129
FABTECH 2014, Booths C2444, C2466

ESAB Tech Tips

Tuning the Arc for Success

Tips on how to set the parameters for GMAW Short Arc welding

Tuning the Arc for Success

The short arc circuit transfer mode of GMAW requires a dynamic balance between two key variables: wire feed speed and voltage. Tuning these parameters to best suit the application can easily produce sound welds on metals as thin as 20 ga. carbon steel.

In short circuiting arc welding, metal is transferred from the electrode to the puddle by repeated short circuits. To obtain a smooth, stable arc, the welder must select a wire feed speed and then balance that wire speed with the proper arc voltage.

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(1-800-372-2123)
Product Info Line: (800) 934-9353
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