Full Remote Control at the Weld Joint Can Improve Productivity, Safety
Advancements in remote control technology provide full control of weld settings at the joint, reducing downtime to walk to the power source and ensuring operators don't have to settle for less-than-optimal parameters. The result is a safer, more productive job site and better weld quality.
Companies are always searching for ways to improve efficiency, profitability and safety. In a welding operation, these can be especially critical considerations. Following general best practices and offering proper training to welding operators are key steps in reaching these goals. In addition, there are equipment and technology advancements available in the market to help better meet quality and productivity goals, while also keeping welding operators safer on the job.
Remote control welding technology offers benefits for industries such as construction, shipbuilding and heavy fabrication. This technology is especially helpful on large jobsites where welding operators have to travel a significant distance between the power source and the weld joint.
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