The Xiris Blog

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Imaging CMT Welding with a Weld Camera

Cold Metal Transfer (CMT) welding is a variant of the GMAW process developed...

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Future Possibilities for Audio Monitoring of Welding

Xiris has been at the forefront of weld monitoring for more than a decade by...

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A Unique Application for Xiris Weld Cameras: Schlieren Imaging

At Xiris we are all about viewing weld processes in ways you’ve never seen...

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Thermally Enhanced Weld Camera Improves Productivity in HSAW

A challenge most fabricators face when using Helical Submerged Arc Welding...

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Using Weld Cameras to Monitor Laser Bed Additive Manufacturing

In an effort to accelerate the industrialization and adoption of metal...

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Using Template Matching to Locate Features in a Weld Process

Xiris has recently introduced a new version of its WeldStudio software with...

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Using Edge Filters on Weld Camera Images

Xiris Weld Cameras generate video that allow operators to monitor their...

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Pre-Recording Buffering of Weld Image Video

A key feature of the Xiris Weld Camera includes being able to record and...

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Xiris Automation: More Than Just an Innovative Product

In the September issue (page 38) of Australian Welding, Weld Australia...

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Applying Software to Your Weld Videos – Convolution Tools

With the Xiris View Cameras, welding videos can be displayed live, and...

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Monitoring the Melt Pool from the Backside in Root Pass TIG Welding

Highly precise welding procedures commonly found in power generation...

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Xiris in the Community

At Xiris we believe in giving back to the communities in which we live and...

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Detecting Skip Welds During Fabrication

Skip welding, otherwise known as Tack Welding, is a commonly used welding...

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Three Benefits of Adding Audio to your Weld Camera

Experienced, professional welders agree that sound is often just as valuable...

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Fall Tradeshow Recap

After another busy quarter, we are taking a look back at some of the major...

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5 Welding Applications Where Angled Optics Optimize Monitoring

The XVC-700, the new weld camera from Xiris, features a unique flex design...

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What Does Welding Sound Like? SMAW

“Most welding shop foremen who interview welders give them a weld test and...

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How To Engage Young Welding Apprentices

 

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Using Pseudo Color to Highlight Features in Welding

Weld cameras can produce color and monochrome images. Often monochrome...

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What Does Welding Sound Like? GTAW

To accompany the launch of Xiris’ new audio monitoring technology, we are...

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Using Weld Cameras to Reduce Health Risks

High Dynamic Range (HDR) weld cameras provide clear images of a welding...

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What Does Welding Sound Like? GMAW

Each type of welding has a unique sound. Sometimes that sound can signify...

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Xiris Celebrates 30 Years!

Xiris is pleased to celebrate its 30th anniversary in September, 2019....

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How to Make Welding More Environmentally Friendly

In today’s world, environmental issues are becoming more and more important...

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How to Implement Audio Monitoring for your Welding Operation

Our team at Xiris has released an audio monitoring package for our weld...

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Weld Cameras: The New Tool to Teach Welding

Using weld cameras in a classroom has many benefits for students,...

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Video Learning Guides for WeldStudio™

Even the best users sometimes find it difficult to read through an operating...

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Xiris Launches Audio Monitoring for Weld Cameras!

Xiris is proud to announce a revolutionary addition to our industry-leading...

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Xiris Seam Tracking for Laser Welding on Tube Mills

Laser welding offers several advantages over conventional TIG or Plasma...

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Why You Should Use a CellView Camera

Welding automation is becoming increasingly more common and necessary to...

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Xiris Launches New Support Center

Our team at Xiris has always been dedicated towards providing an excellent...

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Ground-Breaking Technology + Dedicated Customer Service = Great Value

Once we’ve demonstrated to potential customers how a Xiris weld camera can...

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10 Reasons Why You Should Add a Weld Camera to Your Classroom

Adding cameras to view and recording welding is a constant desire of...

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How Weld Inspection Helps Tube Producers Meet Weight Reduction for Automotive Sector

The Automotive Sector is constantly trying to reduce the weight of cars....

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Reflecting on Spring 2019 Trade Shows

The past couple of weeks have been busy for the Xiris Automation team as...

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Color or Not? Five Questions to Consider When Choosing a Weld Camera

Welding is not a very colorful operation. The metal, torch and other...

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Using the Photodiode with an XVC-1000 Weld Camera

A photodiode is an electronic which, when exposed to light, generates a...

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Why Recertification of Your Inspection System is Important

In today's modern manufacturing environment, continuous improvement is...

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Answering Questions About Weld Camera Set Up

Using cameras to monitor welding processes isn’t a new idea. But it’s an...

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Picture in a Picture from a Weld Camera!

Xiris has recently added a powerful new feature to its WeldStudio™ software...

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LASIMM project goes live with Xiris Automation

 

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Inspecting Metal Sheath on High Voltage Cables

High Voltage Cable is a multi-layer cable used for running high voltages...

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Triggering Weld Cameras from a MIG Process

MIG processes, particularly short circuit MIG, will generate a huge range in...

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Customer Testimonial: Xiris Tube & Pipe Inspection Systems Transform Quality Control

Who doesn’t love an inspiring transformation story? Weld inspection systems...

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Using Weld Cameras to Enable a Continuous Coil Joining Process

Xiris’ High Dynamic Range (HDR) welding cameras can be used in a multitude...

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How to Detect Scarf Tool Wear on a Tube Mill

During tube production, immediately after the tube has been welded and...

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The Quality Challenge in Metal Additive Manufacturing

Product manufacturers in industries such as aerospace, defense, and...

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Reflecting on Fall 2018 Trade Shows

The experience of a trade show is quite difficult to put into words;...

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Rugged, Robust, and Ready to Use - The XVC-S Sub Arc Weld Camera

Submerged Arc Welding (SAW) is a common welding process used in a variety of...

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Xiris in Shanghai, Tube China 2018

  Just a couple of weeks ago, Xiris had the opportunity to showcase our Weld...

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Detecting Bead Ripple During Tube Manufacturing

Lighter wall mild steel pipe production requires bead height monitoring for...

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Xiris Automation: Let Our Customers Do the Talking!

Our weld camera and tube & pipe inspection systems are only part of the...

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Seam Monitoring for Coil Joining

Monitoring the welding process during coil joining at the front end of a...

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Using High Dynamic Range Cameras for Slip-Ring Applications

If you use slip rings and rotating torches in cladding, there now is a way...

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An Eye Into the Future: Weld Cameras in the Classroom

Xiris's XVC-1100 kit and XVC-1000e HDR weld cameras are transforming the way...

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DED Additive Manufacturing: 5 Things You Can Monitor With A Weld Camera

Of greatest interest to most users of Additive Manufacturing using Direct...

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Tracking Tube Production Using the WI2000 and WI3000 systems

Xiris' WeldInspection System Helps Identify the Root Cause of Variations in...

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Xiris at the 2018 Beijing Essen Welding and Cutting Show

Discovering New Opportunities Alongside our Chinese Distributors The Beijing...

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Weld Safety: Before and After

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, welders and cutters "have one...

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April 2018: Looking Back

April was an extremely successful month for Xiris Automation! Read below for...

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Rugged Cameras for Tough Weld Environments

Tandem MIG Welding - Environmental Concerns?  Not everyone was as confident...

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SPC Measurements on a Tube Mill

Statistical Process Control (SPC) is the use of inspection data to determine...

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Monitoring High Amperage Welding on Aluminum

Aluminum welding needs to be performed typically "hot and fast." When using...

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Watching a Rotating Cladding Process

Cladding material on to the inside surface of a pipe requires movement of...

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Watching a 1,000,000 Watt Plasma Arc!

Usually Xiris Weld cameras are used to monitor open weld arcs of many kinds...

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Xiris is Growing!

In 2017 Xiris saw business growth of more than 40% over the previous year....

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Using Cameras When Welding Spiral Pipe Part 3: Post Weld Inspection

Following sub arc welding on the inside and outside of a helically welded...

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Weld Camera Success at Fabtech 2017!

Xiris recently attended the Fabtech trade show, held once again this year at...

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How to Make Metal AM Process Adjustments in Real Time

Research and Development is a crucial element of success in Metal Additive...

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Using Cameras When Welding Spiral Pipe Part 2: Helical Sub Arc Welding

One-step Helical (or Spiral) Submerged Arc Welding (HSAW) processes do not...

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Video: The solar eclipse seen through a weld camera!

The day of the recent solar eclipse was a fun one for us at Xiris. It was...

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Using Cameras When Welding Spiral Pipe: Processing and Tacking

Helical (or Spiral) Submerged Arc Welding (HSAW) allows for larger,...

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How HDR Weld Cameras Improve Operator Safety

What’s wrong with this picture? Quite a bit. From this position, the...

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Using Weld Cameras to Minimize Excessive Spatter on GMAW

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) is characterized by the creation of sparks and...

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Post Scarf Inspection of Automotive Fuel Line Tubing

Fuel line tubing is typically manufactured on an ERW welding mill similar to...

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Get Better Quality from Your Laser Additive Manufacturing Process

Additive manufacturing is an increasingly attractive technology that has in...

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Robust Weld Cameras for High Frequency Weld Applications

Electromagnetic interference (EMI) that is generated by high frequency weld...

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Why Weld Cameras are Essential when Welding Large Pipe

 

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Upgrade Your View with a Xiris Weld Camera

Upgrade Your View! This isn’t the first time Xiris has run into a duct-taped...

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Marketing your Welding Products with Weld Videos

Why should your customers buy from you rather than your competitors?

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How to Reduce Customer Returns from your Tube Mill

When a customer refuses to accept a shipment because of a quality problem,...

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Ontario High School Purchases a Weld Camera Kit!

 

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The Ultimate Weld Video Library

First, let me take this opportunity to wish you all a very happy, healthy...

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How to Find Defects Sooner and Reduce Scrap on a Tube Mill

In a tube mill, production scrap can come from just about anywhere: tooling...

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Checking Tube Welds Before and After Scarfing

The process of tube welding requires several variables to be in check for...

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Reducing Tube Mill Downtime with Weld Inspection

Tube mills require a large capital investment that often gets amortized...

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Xiris Helps Tube Producer Eliminate Weld Problems

Xiris’ WI2000 Weld Inspection System measures weld bead and formed tube...

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How to Reduce Quality Lab Time Associated with a Tube Mill

Lab time is a precious commodity.  As part of the changeover process on a...

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Xiris Attends CanWeld 2016

Xiris had the pleasure of co-exhibiting with Maverick Testing and TIP TIG...

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How to Reduce Set-Up Time on a Tube Mill

Every time a tube mill is changed over to run a new product, a set-up...

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Monitoring Welding Processes in Color

In most situations, a high dynamic range (HDR) image that provides a clear...

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Free ROI Calculator for Tube Weld Inspection Systems

Two of the most important competitive advantages in tube production are the...

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Using Weld Cameras For Torch Alignment

When Xiris demonstrates its weld camera systems, one of the unexpected...

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Using a Light Meter for Automatic Weld Monitoring

With the advent of high dynamic range weld cameras such as the Xiris...

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XVC-S for Subarc Weld Monitoring: A Case Study

The Xiris XVC-S Weld Camera system was recently profiled in a Subarc Welding...

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Weld Revolution Uses the Xiris Color Weld Camera

 

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Edge Detection for Weld Monitoring

With the advent of high dynamic range weld cameras, such as the Xiris...

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Xiris Will Exhibit at the Beijing Essen Welding & Cutting Fair

 

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Additive Manufacturing Research and Development Made Easier

Additive Manufacturing refers to a process whereby 3D design data is used to...

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Xiris Weld Cameras in Long-Distance Pipeline Manufacturing

The manufacturing of long-distance pipelines for the oil and gas industry...

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Detecting Slag Build-up on Ferrite Casings in Pipe Mills

 A major challenge in producing good quality pipe on a welded Pipe Mill is...

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The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Relies on XVC 1000

Recently, Xiris had the pleasure of working with the Additive Manufacturing...

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Weld.com Partners with Xiris Automation

 

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Using a Trigger Signal on a Weld Camera

 

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Using Area of Interest (AOI) to Achieve High Frame Rates with a Weld Camera

 

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Imaging the Changing Intensity of the Laser Spot

 

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Blob Analysis Tool for Weld Monitoring

 

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Off Axis Mounting of a Weld Camera onto Laser Processes

Off Axis Mounting of a Weld Camera onto Laser Processes

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Coaxial Mounting of a Weld Camera onto Laser Processes

Coaxial Mounting of a Weld Camera onto Laser Processes

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Integrating a Weld Camera into Laser Welding Processes

 Integrating a Weld Camera to Laser Welding Processes

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Improved Productivity in Submerged Arc Welding using a XIRIS Weld Camera

The problem

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Using a Camera for Welding R&D, Part 2: Filler Wire

Most non-Autogenous welding processes use an external filler wire that is added...

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Using a Camera for Welding R&D, Part 1: Powder Spray

Cladding processes that use powder spray incorporate a variety of...

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Retrofitting a Weld Camera into an Existing Manipulator Cell

Recently, Xiris installed a weld camera into an existing welding manipulator...

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Retrofitting a Weld Camera into an Existing Seamer Device

Recently, Xiris installed a weld camera into an existing welding seamer.  A...

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Improving Tank Manufacturing Safety with Cameras

Large tank manufacturing can be a difficult process.  Welding together large...

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Successful Show in Shanghai for Xiris!

Xiris Automation Inc. exhibited the new XVC-1000 Weld View Camera in this...

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Post Scarf Inspection on Tube and Pipe Mills

Scarfing is a process of removing excess weld bead on a pipe or tube to...

XVC Weld Camera

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Xiris Goes to the Shanghai Welding Show!

Xiris has established success in selling a number of Xiris XVC-O and...

Xiris XVC Weld Camera

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Xiris Opens European Sales Office!

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A New View of Electron Beam Welding Processes

Refractory metals are a class of metals that have an extremely high melting...

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How to Build Enthusiasm for Welding

Motivating your welding staff doesn't have to be a challenge anymore. It's...

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Seeing Detail in Plasma Cutting and Welding Processes

Using a Xiris high dynamic range Weld Camera to see the detail of a Plasma...

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Using a Weld Camera to Accelerate On-The-Job Training

Fabricators who make large pressure vessels capable of holding 3000 psi (200...

High Dynamic Range Windowing

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High Speed Imaging of Welds using Windowing

The Xiris XVC-1000 Weld Camera is a High Dynamic Range camera ideally...

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Using a View Camera to Monitor Automotive Body Laser Welds

During the initial stages of automotive assembly, a car’s chassis is built...

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Xiris Gets Rave Reviews of our Weld Camera from a 3rd Party!

Xiris received an early Christmas present this year in the form of a fantastic...

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Using Cameras to Monitor Electron Beam Welding

Electron Beam Welding (EBW) has evolved to become a highly effective welding...

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Success at Fabtech Atlanta for Xiris!

Fabtech is North America’s largest metal forming and fabricating event that...

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Xiris Partners with TPS WeldTech at Photonex

Xiris had the great opportunity to join TPS WeldTech at UK’s largest...

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The XVC-1000 is the Perfect Tool for OEMs: Innovative, Rugged, Easy to Use

A common difficulty Original Equipment Manufacturers face is the integration...

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Two Types of Weld Cameras to Help You

Xiris Automation Inc. designs inspection systems, or “machines that can...

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How to Improve Your Sub Arc Business

The submerged arc welding process is used in a variety of industries all...

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Shutter Selection: Improve the Image Quality of Your Weld Camera

Recent advances in electronics technology have made it possible for cameras...

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Xiris Presents at Pipe and Tube Houston

This past week, The Tube & Pipe Association (TPA) and the International...

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Xiris Exhibits at IMTS 2014

Xiris Automation participates in many international trade shows. Our...

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Decrease Injuries, Increase Efficiency and Prioritize Workplace Safety!

The construction of large ship vessels is a very complex and hazardous...

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Monitoring Tube and Pipe Production to Find the TOE ANGLE

 Recent advancements in machine vision technology have made a new type of...

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If You Can’t See It, Should You Sell It?

Xiris Automation specializes in “machines that can see”. We provide some of...

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Welding Smoke: How Does it Effect You?

The welding environment has very dangerous elements; one that has been...

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Monitoring Squeeze Pressure on Tube and Pipe Mills

Recent advancements in machine vision technology have made a new type of...

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Bring Welding Education into the 21st Century with Weld Cameras!

One of the biggest problems instructors face when teaching welding students...
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Inspecting Welds on Thin Walled Tubes

Legislative requirements forcing automotive manufacturers to improve their...

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Don’t Compromise! Prioritize Safety, Prioritize Vision.

Welding is a very advanced trade that demands not only skill, but training,...

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How to Get the Best View of an Open Arc Weld

Attaining a good image of a weld and the surrounding background has been a...

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Taking the Danger Out of Weld Monitoring

Xiris recently received a call from a prospective client asking about our...

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Post-Secondary Schools Increase Trade Resources and Improve Student Experience

Technical trade schools and welding education programs are not new to...

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Successful Show in Beijing for Xiris!

Xiris Automation Inc. exhibited at the XVC-O Weld View Camera in this...

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Monitoring Tube and Pipe Production to Find SCARFING Defects

Recent advancements in machine vision technology have made a new type of...

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How System Integrators Use Xiris Weld Cameras in Automation

Systems integrators who build automated welding processes are always...

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Monitoring Tube and Pipe Production to Find FREEZE LINE Defects

Recent advancements in machine vision technology have made a new type of...

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See Xiris in Beijing June 10-13, 2014.

Since signing Harbin Jinlifeng Co. Ltd as our distributor for China in...

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Xiris Expands to South America

Xiris recently attended the FIMAQH trade fair in Buenos Aires, Argentina. ...

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Monitoring Tube and Pipe Production to Detect BEAD ROLL

Recent advancements in machine vision technology have made a new type of...

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Labelling Your Weld Videos with Production Weld Data

A Weld Camera used for remotely viewing welding processes can become an...

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Monitoring Tube and Pipe Production to Find FORMING Defects

Recent advancements in machine vision technology have made a new type of...

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Tube Düsseldorf Recap

As the organizers of Wire & Tube Düsseldorf promised, the show held at the...

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Case Study: Cinter S.A. - Tube Weld Inspection

Selling over great distances is never easy.  Even if the customer knows...

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Monitoring Tube and Pipe Production to Find BEAD HEIGHT Defects

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Come Visit Us at Tube Düsseldof 2014!

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Notes from ABB Robotics Technology Days

ABB is celebrating 40 years of excellence in the robotics industry and...

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Monitoring Tube and Pipe Production to Find UNDERCUT Defects

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How to Remotely View Your Weld Process

Ever since the development of automated welding, operators have needed to...

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Monitoring Tube and Pipe Production to Find MISMATCH Defects

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Using a Weld Camera to Monitor Tandem MIG Welding

Tandem MIG/MAG welding is a beneficial material processing application for...

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Better Images, Better Instruction, Better Welding Students!

Training a new group of welding students can have a number of challenges...

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Xiris at ABB Robotics Technology Days: March 13-14, 2014

Our team at Xiris is looking forward to the upcoming ABB Robotics Technology...

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Xiris Goes to China!

Xiris has extended its salesforce into the world’s largest and fastest...

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The Technology Behind Every Xiris System

Every machine vision system developed by Xiris is based upon an internal...

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The Anatomy of a Weld: MIG on Carbon Steel

As the result of recent improvements in electronics, Weld Cameras with High...

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Using Weld Cameras to Monitor Pipe Cladding

New developments in electronics and sensor technology offer fabricators the...

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Inspecting Tube Welds After the Scarfing Process

Electric Resistance Welding (“ERW”) is a welding process used in the...

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Notes from Fabtech 2013

The Fabtech show, held this year at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois,...

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Expanding Weld Camera Reach

Having valuable and knowledgeable partners is a key component to Xiris’...

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Using a Weld Camera for High-Temperature Pipe Cladding

For certain types of pipe cladding operations, fabricators have to preheat...

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Using a Weld Camera in High-Humidity Environments

Some welding applications must be done in high-humidity conditions that can...

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Spreading Weld Camera Innovation Worldwide

Xiris is based in Burlington, Ontario, Canada, near Toronto, but we’re a...

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Advanced Weld Cameras: The Rental Option

The Xiris XVC-O Weld Camera features High Dynamic Range imaging, a...

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Using Weld Cameras to Monitor Pipe Cladding

Thanks to new developments in electronics and sensor technology,...

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Don't Miss the Latest Weld Camera Technology at Fabtech 2013

At Xiris, we love new technology. As engineers, we get excited when we see...

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High Temperatures? No Problem for the XVC-O Weld Camera

Some specialized welding processes, such as Orbital Welding processes used...

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EWI Installs XVC-O Weld Camera for Use in Lab Research

By allowing real-time remote monitoring of automated weld processes, Weld...

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New Video Explains How Weld Cameras Can Help Your Business

Xiris has been providing camera-based weld monitoring solutions for 25...

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Overcoming the Challenges of Laser Beam Welding

An increasing number of tube and pipe fabricators are turning from...

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Why Cameras Are Needed for Fiber Laser Beam Welding

The emergence of fiber lasers as a viable alternative to CO2 lasers in laser...

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Using a Weld Camera to Monitor Narrow Groove Welding

In the past few years, Narrow Groove Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW/TIG)...

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Using a Weld Camera for Laser Hybrid Welding

Laser Hybrid Welding (LHW) is a beneficial material processing application...

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Using a Weld Camera in Hot Wire Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)

With the development of specialized, automated hot wire equipment, hot wire...

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Going Global—Xiris Introduces Multilingual Website

Like so many industries, the welding industry has become a global...

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Notes from the S&S Welding and Cutting Show in Essen, Germany

Once every four years, the Schweissen & Schneiden International Trade Show...

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Using Cameras and Image Difference Algorithims to Monitor LBW

The use of advanced camera technology for weld monitoring has great...

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Improving Tube and Pipe Welding with Laser Monitoring

As a supplement to eddy current and ultrasonic testing, a laser weld...

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XVC-O Weld Camera Proves It Works in Extreme Cold

Even with the most advanced image-processing and camera technology, a Weld...

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Stop by the Xiris Booth at Schweissen & Schneiden 2013

Xiris is eagerly getting ready for next week’s 18th Schweissen & Schneiden...

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Using Cameras to Monitor Welding During OCTG Fabrication

Due to developments in electronics and camera-sensor technology, cameras...

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3 Ways to Improve Tube and Pipe Mill Changeover

Purchasers of finished tube and pipe are increasingly demanding...

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Introducing the Xiris Weld Video Library

To fully appreciate the capabilities of the Xiris XVC-O Weld Camera, you...

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3 Tube and Pipe Trends Leading to Better Weld Monitoring

Three cost-cutting trends in tube and pipe fabrication have coincided to...

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Improve Safety for Submerged Arc Welding Applications!

Submerged arc welding processes are typically run as automatic or...

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Weld Profile Monitoring of Electro-Resistance Welding or High Frequency Tube and Pipe Production

Weld profile monitoring using laser-based 3D imaging technology has...

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Monitoring Skelp in Tube and Pipe Welding

In tube and pipe fabrication, it’s essential to inspect for defects in the...

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The Anatomy of a Weld: What a Weld Camera Can See

Because of the dynamic range present in the area of a weld head between the...

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Inspecting Needle Tubes for Weld Defects

Hypodermic needles are usually made by drawing down small-diameter...

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Using a Weld Camera to Detect Seam Misalignment

In automated welding processes, proper tracking of the weld head to the...

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Determining Total Cost of Ownership for Weld Cameras

When comparing capital equipment investment options, it’s important to...

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Integration of Weld Cameras Leads to Competitive Advantage

As imaging technology continues to evolve, a growing number of end users...

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Why You Still Need Operator Monitoring of the Weld Seam

Many fabricators use an automated laser seam tracking system in an attempt...

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Using Technology to Recruit the Best Young Welders

The welding industry, like virtually all manufacturing industries, is...

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Using Cameras to Monitor Fillet Welds in Nuclear Facilities

Welding is a commonplace activity at a nuclear facility to repair or build...

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10 Competitive Advantages Provided by Weld Cameras

Realizing the potential of technology to improve their automated welding...

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Why Video Recording of Welding Processes Is Useful

With advanced camera design and image-processing technology, the latest...

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XVC-O Weld Camera: No Aperture Required!

In order to properly image an open arc weld and its background, a Weld...

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The Importance of Depth of Field for Weld Cameras

Weld Cameras allow operators to remotely monitor weld processes by...

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Attract Workers to Automated Welding with Modern Technology

Fabricators are finding it increasingly difficult to find qualified labor...

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Using a Weld Camera to Guide Cross-Slide Mechanisms

In some types of automated or semi-automated welding processes, a...

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Automated Inspection Systems Used In Optical Disc Manufacturing

CD/DVD manufacturers are finding that today’s customers demand blemish-free...

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Using Automated Inspection Systems in CD/DVD Manufacturing

In our work with CD/DVD manufacturers, we’ve seen the following management...

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How to Justify the Cost of a Weld Camera #5: Indirect Benefits

When making a business case for a technologically advanced Weld Camera such as...

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How to Justify the Cost of a Weld Camera #4: Final Inspections

As with any investment in capital equipment, the decision to invest in Weld...

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Accuracy, Repeatability, and Resolution in Machine Vision

Accuracy, repeatability, and resolution are three main metrics by which any...

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10 Essential Elements of a Weld Camera

A Weld Camera is designed to help welding professionals monitor the welding...

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Using a Weld Camera in Submerged Arc Welding

Submerged Arc Welding processes employ a granular flux that is dispensed...

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How to Justify the Cost of a Weld Camera #3: Increased Safety

In making a business case for an investment in a Weld Camera, you need to be...

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How Image Processing Helps Display Weld Images on Monitors

The XVC-O Weld Camera system includes a computer for processing, storing,...

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How to Justify the Cost of a Weld Camera #2: Lower Unit Costs

Businesses typically don’t make capital equipment investments without first...

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How Image Sharpening Can Improve Weld Camera Images

Image Sharpening is a powerful tool for increasing texture in an image and...

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How to Justify a Weld Camera #1: Reduced Scrap/Rework Cost

Buying any capital equipment such as a Weld Camera usually involves making a...

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Using a Weld Camera to Monitor Pulsed Current Welding

To improve the weld quality of certain welding processes, the welding power...

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The Best Way to Cool a Weld Camera—Air or Liquid?

A Weld Camera, like most electronics, needs to be kept from getting too hot...

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Why Choose Xiris as Your Weld Camera Supplier?

Remote weld monitoring is an essential element of optimizing and continuously...

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Video Signal Integrity and Noise Immunity in Welding Environments

In automated welding processes, the best method for monitoring the weld is...

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Using a Weld Camera for Welding Instruction

Welding instruction is vital to ensure that operators are capable of...

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Using a Weld Camera to Monitor Pipe Cladding

In some demanding Pipe welding applications, special materials need to be...

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Using a Weld Camera for Tube and Pipe Production

A view of the weld tip and its immediate environment on a Tube or Pipe mill...

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Using a Weld Camera to Help Select Shielding Gas

Shielding gas is the inert or semi-inert gas that is pumped into a welding...

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Using a Weld Camera for Monitoring Plasma Arc Welding (PAW)

Plasma Arc Welding (PAW) is an arc welding process similar to Gas Tungsten...

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Using a Weld Camera for Monitoring Laser Welding

Laser Beam Welding (LBW) joins multiple pieces of metal through the use of...

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Using a Weld Camera for Monitoring GTAW

Gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), also known as tungsten inert gas (TIG)...

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Using a Weld Camera for Monitoring GMAW

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)—also known as Metal Inert Gas (MIG) welding or...

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How Image Contrast Affects Remote Weld Monitoring

Image contrast of a weld monitoring scene is a measure of the difference in...

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How to Select the Field of View for a Weld Camera

The Field of View you choose for your Weld Camera will play a critical role in...

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Where to Place a Weld Camera

A Weld Camera can be placed at various locations around the weld head to see...

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6 Ways Weld Cameras Reduce Operator Fatigue

Remote weld monitoring with a Weld Camera has long been used in automatic...

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Weld Cameras: Better Than the Human Eye?

Guaranteeing the quality and efficiency of an automated welding process...

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What Is Machine Vision?

Machine Vision technology involves the automatic acquisition and processing of...

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The Main Parameters That Characterize Weld Cameras

All cameras aren’t the same—especially when it comes to Weld Cameras. Multiple...

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6 Applications That Demand Weld Cameras

Weld Cameras for remote weld monitoring are ideal tools for improving...

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7 Myths of Weld Cameras

Most people in the welding industry know about Weld Cameras, but there are a...

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How Weld Cameras Improve Safety

Modern manufacturing requires fabrication processes that use automated welding...

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Why Weld Cameras Need High Dynamic Range Imaging

Compared to having operators close enough to actually see a weld in automatic...

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What Is a Weld Camera?

Monitoring the weld is essential to efficient automatic welding. Otherwise,...

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