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Dynetics Expands Welding Facility and Capabilities with New Electron Beam System

Dynetics Technical Solutions, Huntsville, Ala., is claiming to operate the largest electron beam welding system in the Western Hemisphere that enables its partners in the aerospace, defense, and commercial industries to manufacture with speed, scale, and quality.

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IPG Photonics Launches LightWELD 1500 XC: Combined Handheld Laser Welding and Cleaning System

IPG adds unique laser cleaning capabilities to the LightWELD handheld welder to provide fabricators better weld quality and simplified part finishing.

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Four New Brazing and Soldering Tools

Newly released products for the brazing and soldering industry.

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How Automation Trends Influence Hand Soldering, Rework, and Repair

The evolution of electronics and devices must keep pace to meet today’s operator challenges. As technology in the electronics industry rapidly advances, electronic devices are getting smaller, faster, and more functional. Advanced printed circuit boards (PCBs) are now double-sided with stacked multiple layers. Thus, they are far more complex than conventional PCB designs and contain more components in tighter spaces, creating high-density interconnect (HDI) PCB configurations.

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Naval News Sets Sail

Dive into the latest naval news making waves — from contracts for the manufacture of naval nuclear reactor components and fuel to a dive tank for multiple subsea applications — and so much more.

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AISI Hosts Great Designs in Steel Virtual Event

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) welcomed more than 1400 registrants from around the world to the 19th annual Great Designs in Steel (GDIS) symposium. 2021 marked the symposium’s first virtual event.

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Four New Products for the Automotive Industry

Recently released products designed to increase quality and productivity for a variety of automotive applications.

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Plasma’s Role in Shipbuilding Operational Excellence

Like many industries, the shipbuilding trade is navigating rough waters. An increasingly difficult business environment from consolidation, slowing growth rates, and uncertain political waters, combined with a critical shortage of workers as well as the global COVID-19 pandemic, has left many shipbuilders struggling to survive.

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It’s Life in the Fast Lane as Automotive News Speeds Ahead

Here’s a range of recent news from Toyota Motor Corp., Toyota City, Japan; Ford Motor Co., Detroit, Mich.; Alcoa Corp., Pittsburgh, Pa.; BMW Mfg., Spartanburg, S.C.; and General Motors (GM), Detroit, Mich.

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At John Deere, “Hard Iron Meets Artificial Intelligence”

John Deere, Moline, Ill., is utilizing Intel’s artificial intelligence (AI) technology, piloting a solution that uses computer vision to automatically spot common defects in the automated welding process in its manufacturing facilities.

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How Thermal Sprayed Copper Can Be Effective Against COVID-19

Copper, the first metal manipulated by humans to make everything from tools to jewelry, is now making headlines for another reason — its antimicrobial properties.

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Hypertherm Awards 2021 Educational Grants to 12 North American Schools

Hypertherm, a U.S.-based manufacturer of industrial cutting systems and software, announced recipients of its 2021 Spark Something Great educational grant.

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