Lincoln Electric Will Showcase Newest Technology, Expertise at FABTECH 2017

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02 November 2017

Lincoln Electric Will Showcase Newest Technology, Expertise at FABTECH 2017

Connect with Lincoln Electric companies in both the North and South halls during the show
ClevelandLincoln Electric will feature two exhibit booths full of product demos and information at FABTECH 2017, Nov. 6-9, at McCormick Place in Chicago.
Explore the latest laser cutting and processing systems for automotive, appliance and other applications in South Hall booth A1851. Learn about the company’s cutting solutions, including PythonX® robotic plasma cutting systems for the structural industry; VERNON Tool® pipe profiling systems; and Torchmate® CNC plasma cutting tables and cutting power sources for plate steel cutting applications.
All things welding and automation will be highlighted in North Hall booth B19021. Visitors can consult with a team of experienced specialists on factory automation, integration, additive manufacturing, fixturing and more from Lincoln Electric companies Tennessee Rand®, Wayne Trail Technologies®, Easom Automation®, Wolf Robotics® and Vizient®. Industrial and academic educators can browse the company’s complete welding education portfolio of products and services, including curriculum, teaching aids, training equipment and more.
Lincoln Electric Speakers
Lincoln Electric experts also will showcase their expertise during presentations on the following topics as part of the FABTECH Education Program:

  • National Center for Welding Education and Training, Weld-Ed – Jason Schmidt, Lincoln Electric; Monday, Nov. 6, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. This one-day conference for welding educators includes an overview of Weld-Ed’s six professional development modules and the new accreditation program. Attendees also will explore an advanced manufacturing and process showcase where industry partners will share information about the products and services that benefit welding educators. Lincoln Electric will present on the company’s education solutions at 1:30 p.m.
  • Automating in Cutting – Matthew Miller, PythonX, a Lincoln Electric Company; Monday, Nov. 6, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Miller will present: Structural Steel Fabrication of Robotic Plasma Cutting as part of this session on cutting solutions.
  • Laser Welding for Today's Fabricator Workshop – Paul Denney, Lincoln Electric; Tuesday, Nov. 7, 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Denney will present: Hybrid Laser Welding as part of this half-day workshop on the latest advancements on laser welding.
  • Structural Fabrication Equipment Technology – Rick Boksa, Burlington Automation, a Lincoln Electric Company; Tuesday, Nov. 7, 8 – 10 a.m.
  • Comparative Study of Metal Transfer in Aluminum GMAW Consumables – Cory McIntosh, Lincoln Electric; Tuesday, Nov. 7, 8:40 a.m. Part of Session 4: Arc Welding.
  • Welding Galvanized Steels with a Novel AC Welding Process – Yen-Chih Liao, Badri Narayanan, Vaidyanath Rajan and Judah Henry, Lincoln Electric; Tuesday, Nov. 7, 11:40 a.m. Part of Session 4: Arc Welding.
  • Application of Scandium Additions to Al-Mg Filler Alloys for Welding High Strength 5XXX and 7XXX Aluminum Alloys – Frank Armao, Lincoln Electric; Tuesday, Nov. 7, 8:40 a.m. Part of Session 5: Welding Metallurgy & Weldability.
  • An Evaluation of Wind Tower Submerged Arc Weld Toughness – Nate McVicker, Lincoln Electric; Thursday, Nov. 9, 10:40 a.m. Part of Session 19: Testing and Characterization.
To register for any of these sessions as part of FABTECH conference attendance, visit the FABTECH registration portal.

For more information about Lincoln Electric and FABTECH 2017, visit
Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of arc welding products, robotic arc welding systems, plasma and oxyfuel cutting equipment and has a leading global position in the brazing and soldering alloys market. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Lincoln has 63 manufacturing locations, including operations and joint ventures in 23 countries and a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices covering more than 160 countries. For more information about Lincoln Electric and its products and services, visit the Company's website at
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