Air-Fuel or Oxy-Fuel for Soldering and Brazing?

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May 20, 2014
Arcair insulating boot connection
Tips for Effective Air Carbon-Arc Gouging

Air carbon-arc gouging (CAC-A) is the process of cutting/removing metal through intense heat generated from a carbon arc. Using a carbon electrode, compressed air and a welding power source. (more)
May 20, 2014
Tweco Universal Conduit Liner
Meadow Burke – Universal Conduit case study

Robotic MIG Welding Operation Increases Uptime, Consolidates Inventory
By Switching to Tweco®  Universal Conduit Liner (more)
May 5, 2014
Victor HP&I 600 Series
Specialty Gas Control Solutions Expand Victor® Product Portfolio

The addition of a broad range of high-purity, specialty and laboratory gas regulators strengthens company position as a global leader in high purity gas control market. (more)
April 15, 2014
Trisha Haswood

Taking Up the Torch: How Cutting & Welding Shaped the Course of a
Young Woman’s Life

The border of the Navajo Nation ends just past Window Rock, Ariz., but Native American Trisha Haswood traveled another 400 miles to discover her new life as a welder.(more)

April 11, 2014
Victor Torch Team

Victor Technologies Announces Results of Student Cutting and Welding Contest

ST. LOUIS, April 11, 2014 — Victor Technologies™ today announced the six winners of its 2013 “A Cut Above” contest for students in welding and cutting programs at secondary and post-secondary schools.(more)

April 11, 2014
Victor Man Team

Victor Cutting & Welding Contest Supports Goals Of Ag Mechanics Program at Highland High School

Welding programs teach students the mechanics of making a sound weld, associated theory and other metallurgical matters. However, a head full of facts and the steadiest hands in the class still won’t guarantee a job after graduation.(more)

April 7, 2014
TurboTorch Soldering and Brazing

Air-Fuel or Oxy-Fuel for Soldering and Brazing?

Does one tool work best in every application? A hammer can pound any nail in the house, but a pneumatic nail gun gets the roof shingled faster. For the HVAC/R or plumbing technician, the right tool for soldering and brazing pipe — an air-fuel or oxy-fuel torch — depends on the type and diameter of the pipe, its location and considerations related to cost, safety, convenience and ease of use. (more)

April, 2014
Plasma Automation

Plasma Automation – The Human Factor

The intelligence available inside the controller of an automated plasma system saves time and money, expands a shop’s capabilities, overcomes personnel limitations and improves quality … but only if users avail themselves of this intelligence. (more)

February 27, 2014
Tweco Auto Darkening Helmets

Tweco® Auto-Darkening Welding Helmet Features Four Sensors, Grind/Weld Modes, Low-Amp TIG Performance and an MSRP of $142

The new Tweco® auto-darkening welding helmet features four sensors for enhanced performance at an affordable price.(more) 

November 18, 2013
Tweco Switchable Magnet

Tweco® Switchable Magnetic Products Increase Efficiency And Productivity in Steel Fabrication Operations

ST. LOUIS, November 18, 2013 — Victor Technologies has announced the release of the Tweco® Switchable Magnetic Product range that enables metal fabricators to pick, pack and clamp steel sheet, plate, tube and pipe with greater efficiency, convenience and safety.

November 18, 2013
Victor ST400

New Victor® ST400 Straight Oxy-Fuel Cutting Torch Features Ergonomic Handle, Excellent Visibility and Enhanced Safety

Victor TechnologiesTM announced today that it has launched its Victor® ST400 straight torch, which incorporates the patented Victor 400 series handle that uses a high strength alloy material for durability and features an ergonomic shape to improve operator comfort. (more)

November 18, 2013

Tweco® Fabricator® 141i 3-in-1 Welder Provides Best Value For Home Hobby, DIY for Light Duty Welding Projects

Today Victor TechnologiesTM launched the Tweco®Fabricator® 141i 3-in-1 welder, a multi-process welder that runs off 115V household power.  (more)

September 16, 2013
Tweco Logo

Victor Technologies Realigns Tweco® Brand

Victor Technologies has announced it is positioning Tweco® as its single brand for specialty welding products and arc accessories. (more)

October 22, 2013
West Lebanon ribbon cutting

Victor Technologies Unveils Plasma Design Center in West Lebanon, N.H.

Victor Technologies officially unveiled its West Lebanon Design Center, a facility dedicated to innovation in plasma cutting and arc welding technologies. (more)

October 31, 2013

Victor Technologies™ Acquires Gas-Arc Group Ltd - A Leader in Gas Control Solutions

Victor Technologies today announced it has acquired Gas-Arc Group Ltd, a privately held manufacturer of gas control equipment based in the United Kingdom, for approximately $40 million in cash, subject to post-closing adjustments. (more)


November 18, 2013
Stabilizer 160FC

Stoody® Launches New Nickel Tungsten Carbide Hardfacing Alloys

Victor TechnologiesTM announced today that it has added two new hardfacing products, Stoody 155FC and Stoody 160FC. (more)