FABTECH 2019

1. Engaging morning seminars—register now!

McCormick Place, Room E259 in Lakeside Center | Continental breakfast served at 7:30am | Seminars begin at 8am

As part of our 360° of Customer Solutions, Airgas is pleased to offer three seminars during FABTECH 2019 designed to help you improve productivity and gain efficiencies.

Tuesday, November 12:
Unlocking the Hidden Cost of Welding

Presented by Dan Sheets, Vice President Advanced Fabrication Technologies
Why settle for average? Get a preview of our exclusive course and learn how to compete by finding out how your welding operation compares to the industry average and uncovering new ways to improve your profitability.

Wednesday, November 13:
How Quality Affects Productivity

Presented by Bill Pharmer, National Sales Manager Advanced Fabrication
Are you meeting your quality standards? Discover how quality standards can impact your productivity and profits. Join us for a candid conversation about how refining your process can make you more efficient and increase your output.

Thursday, November 14:
Adapting for the Future

Panelists TBD
Take part in a discussion about the state of today's workforce and ways to address this growing and shared concern. Also, don't miss your chance to ask the experts for their advice on how service and maximizing the return on your investment in capital equipment can play a role in boosting your efficiency.

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2. 360° of Customer Solutions at Exhibit B19043

From helping you increase efficiency to finding new ways you can improve productivity and control costs, we offer a complete 360° solution to help you compete. Stop by our exhibit to:

  • See Machitech® cutting tables, including the new BeamCut™ designed to eliminate manual layout work
  • Talk to our team of cutting service experts about improving your equipment uptime
  • Find affordable robotic solutions—demo Yaskawa Motoman, OTC and Miller® Weld Automation robotic stations
  • Learn how to compete by saving time and money—weld with the Power Wave® S500 from Lincoln Electric® then talk to the Airgas Advanced Fabrication Technologies team about our Unlocking the Hidden Cost of Welding program and how quality standards impact your productivity and profits
  • Receive guidance from Airgas safety specialists on the right PPE for your application, including our Radnor® brand products
  • See Machitech® cutting tables, including the new BeamCut™ designed to eliminate manual layout 
  • Talk to our team of cutting service experts about improving your equipment uptime
  • Find affordable robotic solutions—demo Yaskawa Motoman, OTC and Miller® Weld Automation robotic stations
  • Learn how to compete by saving time and money—weld with the Power Wave® S500 from Lincoln Electric® then talk to the Airgas Advanced Fabrication Technologies team about our Unlocking the Hidden Cost of Welding program and how quality standards impact your productivity and profits
  • Receive guidance from Airgas safety specialists on the right PPE for your application, including our Radnor® brand products
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3. The new BotX Welder cobot system

Get an inside look at the innovative new collaborative robot welding system from Red-D-Arc, Air Liquide and Hirebotics. Stop by and discover how the BotX Welder system can help you:

  • Automate your process and increase the size of your workforce on-demand without any capital investment
  • Add an operational cobot to your workforce with just a few hours of training
  • Control expenses by paying for the BotX by the productive hour when you need it (and firing it when you don’t)
  • Keep production running with access to a continuously updated library of welding procedures and 24/7 virtual support
  • Automate your process and increase the size of your workforce on-demand without any capital investment
  • Add an operational cobot to your workforce with just a few hours of training
  • Control expenses by paying for the BotX by the productive hour when you need it (and firing it when you don’t)
  • Keep production running with access to a continuously updated library of welding procedures and 24/7 virtual support

4. See ARCAL in action for simply high performance

For superior performance, reliable and quality welds, and cost savings, ARCAL is the simple choice. Our line of premium welding gases cover any application.

Additionally, every ARCAL cylinder is fitted with an innovative valve designed to improve safety and efficiency:

  • SMARTOP™ features a residual pressure valve (RPV), an on/off lever, and permanent pressure gauge
  • EXELTOP™ features an RPV, on/off lever and permanent pressure gauge PLUS a built-in dual-stage regulator with quick connect port providing maximum safety
  • SMARTOP™ features a residual pressure valve (RPV), an on/off lever, and permanent pressure gauge
  • EXELTOP™ features an RPV, on/off lever and permanent pressure gauge PLUS a built-in dual-stage regulator with quick connect port providing maximum safety

* Note: ARCAL is available in limited areas throughout the country. Ask your Airgas account representative for more information on when ARCAL will be available near you.