Weiler Press Center: News & Updates

Select Article Category

Please choose a category for quick sorting.

                                           

Comments from Rick Hopkins Sr. Product Manager, Welding & Fabrication Weiler This article with comments from Rick Hopkins first appeared in the May 2015 issue of Canadian Fabricating & Welding   Speaking with surface grinding experts, there really is no one abrasive wheel that fits all applications perfectly when it comes to cutting and grinding, however there are products that will deliver the cutting productivity and grinding stability to safely get the job done. These... + continue reading
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 12:47
Article Type:
Tony Hufford Category Manager, Welding & Fabrication Weiler This article first appeared in the February 2015 issue of Fabricating and Metalworking   Surface preparation and cleaning is just one part of the large process of oil and gas pipeline welding, but it’s a step that can have a significant impact on the productivity, quality and efficiency of the job. Proper preparation and cleaning in pipeline welding applications can help extend tool life, benefit operator safety and... + continue reading
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 12:45
Article Type:
Tony Hufford Category Manager, Welding & Fabrication Weiler   This article first appeared in the January 2015 issue of Canadian Fabricating & Welding   The 4 1/2-inch grinder is one of the most popular tools used in the surface conditioning market today. While it is the most popular size of small right-angle grinder, welders, welder’s helpers and fabricators who use this tool most frequently pair it with a 4-inch-diameter stringer bead wheel.... + continue reading
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 12:44
Article Type:
When it comes to using tools such as right-angle grinders, flap discs, die grinders, and cutoff wheels, you should keep in mind some basic tips to help promote safe and proper usage. Raising awareness of basic safety practices and thinking about safety before the job starts—and after the job is complete—can help curb accidents and injuries in the shop. Practicing these basic safety rules when using tools not only contributes to safer conditions for you, it can also contribute to cost savings... + continue reading
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 12:43
Article Type:
Precision product finishing has come a long way from the days when the principal options for burr removal were manual deburring or high-volume tumbling. Both of those options play an important role in helping manufacturers meet their finishing requirements, especially with the variety of equipment and media available to meet most any part requirement. There are, however, a wide variety of deburring techniques and equipment that also enable manufacturers to take advantage of the increased... + continue reading
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 10:26
Article Type:
HHI Forging, the largest supplier of forged and forged/machined steel components in North America, produces wheel-end, transmission, drivetrain, and steering and suspension components for such transportation industry customers such as General Motors, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota, Honda, and Harley-Davidson. HHI has the capacity to do high-, mid- and low-volume production at its nine forging locations, two machining plants and the two other production divisions that fall under the umbrella of HHI... + continue reading
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 10:21
Article Type:
Interpass and postweld surface cleaning in field applications, such as pipeline welding in an oil patch, sometimes requires out-of-position work in conditions that are less than ideal. A welding operator may have to lie on his back in the mud, for example, to clean an overhead weld between passes. Obviously, field applications can present additional challenges in weld cleaning. New technologies that help improve safety and make it easier for operators in the field to properly use... + continue reading
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 10:18
Article Type:
Most fabricators don’t think much about deburring or finishing a metal surface, but they should considering how much time is spent on the activity. The first step is to understand how a wire brush actually cleans and deburrs. Read on...  
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 10:16
Article Type:
Automation has entered the world of manufacturing in a major way. No longer is this mechanization associated only with automotive assemblers or large manufacturers with part runs in the millions. Nearly every operation now can be automated, included deburring. CIM—Canadian Industrial Machinery asked John Sockman, director of industrial production for Weiler Corp., to discuss when robotic deburring should be used and how to select end-of-arm tooling. Here is what he had to say. Read... + continue reading
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 10:02
Article Type:
Customers earn free Carhartt® gear with qualified purchase of new Weiler bonded cutting and grinding wheels CRESCO, Pa. — March 1, 2016 —  Weiler Abrasives Group, a leading provider of abrasives, power brushes, and maintenance products for surface conditioning, has announced the Tough Gear for Tough Work Rewards Program. Today through June 30, 2016, customers can receive any of five Carhartt reward options, based on the purchase amount of qualifying bonded products from... + continue reading
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 13:35
Article Type: