ESAB Welding & Cutting Products
FABTECH 2018 is ESAB’s most interactive show ever, featuring the “ESAB University” learning experience and more than 20 live demonstrations.
ESAB University features in-booth educational sessions by welding experts Jody Collier (Welding Tips and Tricks), Bob Moffatt (Weld.com) and Ian Johnson (Big Tire Garage). Topics include tube welding and welding of complex joints (Nov. 6, 11 – noon), selecting the right TIG welding filler metal (Nov. 6, 3 – 4 p.m.) and how to weld 5G pipe with a TIG root and MIG fill and cap (Nov. 7, 11 – noon). FABTECH attendees can register online to win special VIP seating. Winners will be notified on October 22. Standing room is also available.
Collier, Moffatt and Johnson will also participate in a roundtable discussion on industry trends and hot topics with Arc Junkies podcast host Jimmy McKnight on Nov. 7 from 3 – 4 p.m. Arc Junkies will podcast live from the booth every day from 10 – 11 a.m., and visitors are encouraged to drop by.
ESAB invites visitors to its inside booth location to personally try a heavy-industrial system for MIG and pulsed MIG aluminum and use Rebel™ welders for MIG, MIG aluminum, TIG aluminum, Flux-Cored, Stick and DC TIG welding. A station for oxy-fuel and manual plasma cutting also features a daily, combined process cutting contest.
Live demos include plasma beveling using the iSeries and DMX Automated Plasma Beveller, ESAB Digital Solutions and HKS WeldQAS (quality assurance system) for weld data monitoring and analysis, Columbus® III cutting software, a pressure vessel welding system featuring the patented ICE™ submerged arc process and automated TIG welding solutions from AMI. ESAB’s filler metal experts will be onsite to help visitors with filler metal selection and process optimization, offering a hard copy of ESAB’s Welding Filler Metal Data Book to those who visit.
It its outside location, located less than 100 feet from the main booth, an Extreme Challenge Area lets visitors can put ESAB equipment, filler metals and their skills to extreme tests. Results will be featured on ESAB social media.
All those who participate in a challenge or demonstration can register for ESAB’s daily prize drawing for a Rebel™ EMP 215ic or a Cutmaster® 60i. The drawing will be held daily at 4 p.m. on Nov. 6, 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 7 and 2 p.m. on Nov. 9. Must be present to win.