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Dustin Gordon

Dustin Gordon is District Sales Manager for ABICOR BINZEL covering the Mid-South Region. Dustin is a graduate of Purdue University with a degree in Manufacturing and is a member of the American Welding Society.
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The Best Consumables For Aluminum Welding

Posted by Dustin Gordon on Jun 10, 2021 12:00:00 PM

Aluminum welding has become one of the most popular forms of welding in the industry today, with a special interest being in the automotive sector. Understanding how to successfully weld aluminum becomes the tricky part, as it is not the easiest material to work with. The process as a whole has its challenges, from preparation and correct welding techniques to specific equipment that should be used to help your operation run smoothly.

For this reason, aluminum requires specific consumables to ensure your welding jobs are completed with minimal issues and ease. In this blog, we will break down the necessary consumables needed to properly weld aluminum.

Topics: Aluminum Welding

5 Tools Every Robotic Welding Torch Should Have

Posted by Dustin Gordon on Mar 27, 2018 10:08:00 AM

Robotic welding torches can streamline the welding process and make it a more reliable and faster production. But robotic welding cells and the torch itself is only as good as what you surround it with. Beyond talented personnel, there are tools every welding robot and robotic torch could use to make automated welding a more effective and efficient process.

Topics: Robotic Welding

Air-cooled vs. Water-cooled MIG Guns

Posted by Dustin Gordon on Mar 3, 2017 8:48:14 AM

Let’s begin by understanding duty cycle. We all know what it is, but just for a quick refresh:  Duty cycle is a rating measurement of 10 minute increments using CO2 gas.  So, if we take a 350 amp gun as an example – that means at it’s maximum it can weld 10 minutes at 350 amps with a constant current using CO2 gas. 

Topics: MIG Guns & Torches

Which Welding Anti-Spatter is Right for Me?

Posted by Dustin Gordon on Mar 1, 2017 8:42:37 AM

Nozzle Dip, Aerosol Cans, Spray Bottles, Buckets, 55 gallon drums, Red, Blue, Green….  the options are endless in trying to determine what sort of anti-spatter to use.

Topics: Welding Chemicals