WSI Fastener Welding Articles

Hot Stamping Experience and Tech Tour – September 19, 2019

Projection welding of fasteners to hot stamped boron steel, press-hardened steels, where an AlSi coating is present. Presenters Allen M. Agin, WSI Midwest Regional Sales Manager and Bob Kollins, Senior Application Engineer – Technical Sales & Solution, discussed welding fasteners to hot stamped coated steels. Projection welding of fasteners is widely used in automotive component …

New Lab Capabilities – May 29, 2019

Weld Systems Integrators adds new lab capabilities Weld Systems Integrators (WSI) announces significant new additions to our welding lab capabilities. WSI has recently added a new 12 kilojoule (KJ) Capacitive Discharge (CD) Welder. We’re also putting the finishing touches on a a new MFDC “Fast Rise Time” Heavy-Duty Press Welder …

WSI Welding Seminar – November 1, 2018

WSI Welding Seminar TOPIC: Projection Welding of Fasteners to HOT STAMPED BORON and PRESS HARDENED STEELS …

AWS Welding Journal – 10/2017 – October 1, 2017

Projection Welding of Fasteners to Hot-Stamped Boron Steel Manufacturing issues encountered during this process are reviewed along with the impact of using contact resistance AWS Welding Journal – October, 2017 By Allen M. Agin and Bob Kollins Projection welding of fasteners is widely used in automotive component assembly. Hot-stamped boron steel is becoming more prevalent …

Ask The Welding Engineer – 3/14/17 – March 14, 2017

Ask The Welding Engineer March 14, 2017 Q: My Company has been nut and stud welding for many years using AC and MFDC welders with great success. We recently ran into some issues with a new hot stamped part that we couldn’t projection weld consistently. What’s going on? Your question is somewhat complicated and as …

The FABRICATOR – 8/2016 – August 26, 2016

Projection Welding of Fasteners to Hot-Stamped Boron Steel How capacitive discharge welding helps improve consistency in part quality. The FABRICATOR – August, 2016 By Allen M. Agin and Bob Kollins Many studies and articles have addressed the subject of spot welding boron aluminum silicon (AlSi) coated and uncoated hot-stamped material, but few have addressed projection …

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