Welding Exotic Metals With the OTC DAIHEN Welbee Series

Posted by OTC DAIHEN on November 5, 2020

OTC DAIHEN products are a great fit for welding exotic and copper-based alloys as well as standard materials. Learn more about what you can weld with an OTC DAIHEN Welbee power source and how we can help support you for success.

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Topics: Manual Welding

Why You Need to Upgrade Your Manual Welding Equipment

Posted by OTC DAIHEN on September 1, 2020

Walk into any sizable hardware store and you’ll see a range of welders, some a few hundred dollars or less. 

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Topics: Manual Welding

Benefit of low-frequency pulse MIG welding

Posted by OTC DAIHEN on January 9, 2017

When you're running a production line's welding operations, there are any number of factors you need to take into consideration that can impact your overall profitability. By taking these factors into consideration, you can develop a welding process that maximizes profitability and quality. However, issues such as low weld deposition, high levels of spatter, poor weld penetration, welding out of position, poor bead appearance, distortion of thinner materials and low weld speed can all quickly impact your profitability in a negative way. One solution to consider is low-frequency pulse MIG welding.

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Topics: Manual Welding

When to use short-circuit/low spatter welder

Posted by OTC DAIHEN on January 2, 2017

When you're dealing with quality control issues in your production line, one common area of concern is your welding operation. But what kind of changes do you need to make to improve quality? Are there particular types of welders that can make a difference in your final quality? Absolutely! One common solution is to use a welder with ultra-low spatter features and benefits, but only if it works for your circumstances. Here's a quick look at what situations work well for ultra-low spatter welders.

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Topics: Manual Welding

Arc-welding economics exemplified

Posted by OTC DAIHEN on December 26, 2016

When you have arc welding operations as part of your production line, you want that operation to run in as smooth and efficient a manner as possible. But how do you reach the best possible quality without losing time and creating a production bottleneck? Previously thought to only be possible in TIG welding, we've developed ways for you to get the quality of TIG welding with the speed of MIG welding. Here's more about how arc welding exemplifies the economics of the production line.

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Topics: Manual Welding

What is Welbee? An Introduction to Automated Weld Quality Control

Posted by OTC DAIHEN on November 2, 2016

When welding operations are a vital part of your assembly line, being able to monitor and control the weld quality is important to your final product. But how do you keep track of what's happening across the line and ensure that welding operations remain within parameters during the process instead of catching mistakes after the fact? Whether your line is involved in manual or robotic welding, our Welbee power source can help. Here's a little more about our solution to your welding quality woes.

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Topics: Manual Welding

How to cut welding manufacturing costs with better weld quality

Posted by OTC DAIHEN on September 12, 2016

When you're in manufacturing, every extra expense adds to your overhead and cuts into your productivity. How do you lower your labor, material and equipment costs? At OTC Daihen, we know welding. Here's our look at how to reduce welding costs on your production line.

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Topics: Manual Welding

What part of the welding process most affects the bottom line?

Posted by OTC DAIHEN on August 29, 2016

When you're in business creating products, welding process profitability may seem like a vague concept. But welding operation costs can cause direct impacts on your profitability. Which area of welding causes the highest change in your bottom line? Learn which one has the strongest impact here.

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Topics: Manual Welding

Three ways to reduce weld porosity on your assembly line

Posted by OTC DAIHEN on July 5, 2016

When you're under a deadline to get production completed, the last thing you need is quality control issues. Unfortunately, weld porosity is a common problem in welding applications. Fortunately, it's also relatively easy to fix. How do you reduce porosity in your production line? We've taken a look at causes of porosity and found the easiest ways for reducing porosity in your facility.

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Topics: Manual Welding

Choosing the Right Wire Diameter for Welding

Posted by OTC DAIHEN on June 13, 2016

When welding is a vital part of your production line, every component in your machine can make a big difference in your efficiency and in the quality of the finished product. One of the areas where your choice can make a big difference is the welding wire diameter you decide to use. Is the wire you're using too small, too large or right where it should be? Today we'll help you learn how to decide by taking a good look at wire diameter and how to choose welding wire that will work best for your project.

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Topics: Robotic Welding, Manual Welding

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