value added engineering

What you can expect from VAE.

Click on one of the case studies below to get an idea of how ESAB's VAE team can benefit your shop.


Wind Power

Key product:

Wind turbines


Key product:

The wind turbines are welded using ESAB OK 10.72 flux and Spoolarc 81.


Goal for VAE team:

The team ultimately needed to figure out a way to increase productivity.



The VAE team's answer was better, more productive joint configurations.



ESAB's VAE team proved to be well worth it:

  • Increased capacity by 33%
  • Reduced production cost by 21%
  • Total annual savings of $537,960 for producing 250 towers per year, or a total savings of $2,155 per wind tower
Wind Power