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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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Three Benefits of Adding Audio to your Weld Camera

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

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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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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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Xiris Launches Audio Monitoring for Weld Cameras!

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

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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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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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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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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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Detecting Bead Ripple During Tube Manufacturing

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

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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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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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Weld Revolution Uses the Xiris Color Weld Camera

 

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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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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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Off Axis Mounting of a Weld Camera onto Laser Processes

Off Axis Mounting of a Weld Camera onto Laser Processes

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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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How to Improve Your Sub Arc Business

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

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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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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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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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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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Monitoring Tube and Pipe Production to Find BEAD HEIGHT Defects

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

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Monitoring Tube and Pipe Production to Find UNDERCUT Defects

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

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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

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why Video Recording of Welding Processes Is Useful

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

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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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Accuracy, Repeatability, and Resolution in Machine Vision

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