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ABIBLOG: ABICOR BINZEL's Welding Blog

Matthew Sciannella

Matthew Sciannella is Marketing Manager for ABICOR BINZEL responsible for all Binzel marketing activities in the United States and Canada.
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Recent Posts

The Atlantic Says Welding Won't Make You Rich. Are They Right?

Posted by Matthew Sciannella on Sep 16, 2019 8:32:36 AM

When I read this article from The Atlantic last week on welding salaries and the posits of people proclaiming over the last few years that welders can make $150,000 USD a year, I remembered the countless Instagram and Facebook memes I see claiming similar promises of comfortable lifestyles by getting into one of the more admirable and skilled trades professions out there, and all the welders commenting about that decidedly not being the case.

Topics: News React

Understanding Contact Tips for MIG Welding

Posted by Matthew Sciannella on Jul 19, 2019 2:49:11 PM

Welding contact tips are highly misunderstood components in a MIG gun setup. Choosing the correct contact tip for your welding application and understanding how to keep it performing at its best are just as critical as anything else needed to produce a quality weld.

Topics: Welding Consumables

BINZEL USA Teams with Novarc Technologies for collaborative Spool Welding Robot

Posted by Matthew Sciannella on Apr 4, 2018 1:00:00 PM

Novarc Technologies and ABICOR BINZEL USA, Inc. are pleased to announce the world’s first collaborative Spool Welding Robot (SWR) is now available for demonstrations at Har-Bach (formerly known as Red Rock USA) in Houston, Texas.

Topics: Company News

ABICOR BINZEL Adheres to ISO Standards for Quality

Posted by Matthew Sciannella on Jan 4, 2017 10:23:53 AM

Quality is very important to everyone at ABICOR Binzel.  We believe strongly in making sure our customers are satisfied with our products and services. This permeates our business operation through every level to ensure that Technology for the Welder’s World is an ethos everyone understands and strives for in their day to day. We have instituted policies and procedures to make sure we produce innovative and quality products.

Topics: Welding Safety

Optimizing Shielding Gas Use Improves Welding Efficiency

Posted by Matthew Sciannella on Jan 4, 2017 10:23:27 AM

In today’s manufacturing world, greater focus is being placed on maximizing the efficiency of all processes and operations on the plant floor.  When it comes to welding, shielding gas consumption is a central issue facing welding engineers and plant managers as they seek efficient and cost-effective manufacturing processes.

Topics: Shielding Gas

The Rise of Aluminum Welding in the Auto Industry

Posted by Matthew Sciannella on Jan 4, 2017 10:22:58 AM

The drive to make vehicles lighter and more efficient while retaining durability and usefulness has led to a push to increase the use of aluminum in the building of vehicles, more so than ever before. While aluminum has been a key material in vehicle production for nearly a century, recent changes by major car makers such as General Motors and Ford have really increased the use of it.

Topics: Aluminum Welding, Laser Welding

The Importance of Safety When Operating Welding Torches

Posted by Matthew Sciannella on Jan 4, 2017 10:22:06 AM

Welding is an incredibly useful skill, and can be used in a variety of industries of manufacturing. With the demand for welders increasing on a global scale, more and more people are getting into the field. 

Topics: Welding Safety

New Threshold Limits for Manganese and it's Impact on Fume Extraction Welding

Posted by Matthew Sciannella on Jan 4, 2017 10:20:44 AM

Fusion welding and pressure welding processes both produce visible smoke and fumes that contain harmful metal fume and gas byproducts that can be hazardous to a welder’s health. Manganese oxide has gained so much attention as a hazardous element found in welding fumes that it has warranted a closer study of its side effects.

Topics: Fume Extraction