Updates to the Invertec V205-T AC/DC compact TIG power source include added circuitry in the stick crisp mode for improved welding performance, improved TIG arc starting and selectable start polarity and adjustable TIG strike current.
Updates to the Invertec V205-T AC/DC compact TIG power source include added circuitry in the stick crisp mode for improved welding performance, improved TIG arc starting, selectable start polarity and adjustable TIG strike current, a widened AC TIG start power range for minimizing tungsten erosion, redesigned power electronics for improved reliability and a voltage reduction device. The unit offers selectable wave shapes to tailor the arc performance specific to the welding application, and operators can choose a square wave shape, a sine wave or a triangular wave to fit the job. A DC-only model is also available. Lincoln Electric Co.
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey