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Easily Change Settings on Image Industries Drawn Arc Stud Welding Machines

At Image Industries, we have developed stud welding systems that are very easy to use and require limited operator experience or knowledge of the physics behind drawn arc stud welding. While much of the process can be automated, our stud weld machines allow for the operator to manually change settings or to configure the machine for specific stud welding applications. …

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Stud Weld Guns: Production Weld Heads Vs. Hand Held Models

Stud welding is used across a wide range of applications from the manufacturing of stainless steel kitchen appliances through to the building of bridge decks or even the construction of tankers and military ships. At Image Industries, we provide stud welding equipment to our customers across this spectrum of industries. With our drawn arc and Capacitor Discharge (CD) stud weld …

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What to Know Before Buying Stud Welding Equipment and Products

Have you ever gone shopping for equipment when you had only a general idea of what you wanted? Did you end up getting the right equipment or tool or did you end up purchasing something that looked great and had terrific potential but wasn’t the right match for your project? This is a common issue for people new to the …

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Different Drawn Arc Weld Studs and Their Uses

As a specialized company focusing on providing welding studs and stud welding equipment, Image Industries offers a much greater range of studs than our industry competitors. With our ability to work with your design and engineering team to create custom drawn arc weld studs to meet your project’s needs and specifications, we can provide the ideal parts for your projects …

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When To Use Drawn Arc Welding

The benefits of processes, such as CD stud welding and drawn arc stud welding, are immeasurable.  However, though CD welding is a successful process in many instances, its primary benefit is for thin gauge material and cosmetic applications.   Let’s examine 4 factors that are important when deciding when to use drawn arc stud welding: Size: When dealing with diameters …

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Common Obstacles of Capacitive Discharge Stud Welding

Recently, we spoke about the fast and effective process of Capacitive Discharge (CD) stud welding.  And though there are many benefits to using this method, like most things, it is not meant to be utilized with every application.  Read on to learn more about the potential obstacles of CD welding. Arc Timing Pitfalls: Positioning, Texture and Chemistry One of the …

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Choosing CD Stud Welding

Background of Capacitive Discharge Stud Welding Capacitive Discharge (CD) stud welding is a mature technology that has been in use for over 50 years.  The broad range of use and applications is appealing for those looking for a fast, easy and versatile process.  The equipment is generally small and operates off of low voltage (110V North America, 220V Europe). The …

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Stud welding versus resistance welding – Which is best for your project?

When designing in a weld fastener for your project there are several different weld fastener processes from which to choose. Two common choices for weld fasteners are resistance weld and stud weld fasteners. For your project, it’s important to know that not all welding processes are alike. Two common choices for weld fasteners are resistance weld and stud weld fasteners. Most …

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Production weld heads automate stud welding

A stud weld gun often conjures the image of a single, handheld model connected to a power source, moving down a work piece, welding stud after stud. Today’s stud welding technology, however, accommodates a broad range of production weld heads, configured in proprietary designs to achieve the best weld under any condition. If you’re considering acquiring a stud welding system, …

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Stud welded ports work well in argriculture and construction equipment

The success of any construction or agricultural job often depends on the machines used to complete it. Equipment can create challenges to any project when they break down or prove insufficient to do the job. Manufacturers of equipment know that their customers rely on powerful, well-crafted machines to accomplish their building and agricultural projects. Many of those manufacturers rely on …

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