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WSI Technical Articles and White Papers

Resistance Projection Welding

Resistance Projection Welding For joining dissimilar materials, resistance projection welding offers cost-saving options As seen in the April, 2018 issue of Assembly Magazine © 2020 BNP Media Arcs and sparks are commonly used to dramatically depict welding in television commercials, photographs and other images. But in resistance projection welding (RPW), such flashes of light indicate

RWMA Q & A – September 2020

RWMA Q & A – September, 2020 – Welding Journal Allen M. Agin – Midwest Regional Sales Manager and Product Manager for CD Welding at Weld Systems Integrators, Inc. (WSI) As seen in the September, 2020 issue of Welding Journal – © 2020 American Welding Society View the RWMA Q & A in PDF format

RWMA Q & A – May 2018

RWMA Q & A – May, 2018 – Welding Journal Niels Johnson – Industry Sales Manager at Weld Systems Integrators, Inc. (WSI) As seen in the May, 2018 issue of Welding Journal – © 2018 American Welding Society Q: We manufacture sheet metal cabinets, making the spot welds with a single-sided, pogo-type spot welding gun.

AWS Welding Journal

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

RWMA Q & A – May 2017

RWMA Q & A – May, 2017 – Welding Journal Allen M. Agin – Midwest Regional Sales Manager and Product Manager for CD Welding at Weld Systems Integrators, Inc. (WSI) As seen in the May, 2017 issue of Welding Journal – © 2020 American Welding Society Q: My Company has been nut and stud welding

The FABRICATOR

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

WSI News and Events

12KJ Capacitive Discharge Welder

WSI Introduces Our Latest Generation 12,000 Joule Capacitive Discharge (CD) Welder Ideal for projection welding fasteners, with standard or ring type projections, to Hot Stamped Aluminum Silicate (AlSi) coated materials, Galvanized and other coated materials The new CD Welder is designed with a minimum 18″ throat depth allowing more space for robotic end effectors, fastener

Weld Systems Integrators Hires Mike Prokop

Weld Systems Integrators Hires Mike Prokop Mike Prokop is joining the WSI team for New Business Development Mike’s significant experience will help expand the company’s presence in markets beyond WSI’s resistance welding core.  Mike will also enhance WSI’s operational capabilities in Research & Development, Engineering Support, Service, and Training and Education.  Mike will continue in

TECNA Balancers: New Features

Improvements to TECNA Balancer Models 9320 to 9350 and 9320NY to 9350NY TECNA has introduced significant improvements and new features to balancer models 9320 – 9350 and 9320NY – 9350NY. These upgrades are the result of ongoing research, development and innovations to performance, safety and packaging. AXIAL MOUNTING RETAINING RING An axial mounting retaining ring

COVID-19 Response

Because we support essential businesses, Weld Systems Integrators is currently open. The complete scope of the Critical Infrastructure Sector can be found at https://www.cisa.gov/critical-infrastructure-sectors.   We are dedicated in supporting our customers, suppliers and team members during this time. Our top priority remains the health and well-being of our employees, while doing whatever possible to remain

Hot Stamping Experience and Tech Tour

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

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.

FABTECH 2019

FABTECH, 2019 Weld Systems Integrators will be exhibiting in Booth B37048 at FABTECH 2019 – November 11 – 14 at the McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. Registration is OPEN.

ProMat and Automate 2019

ProMat and Automate 2019 Great technology and insightful discussions with industry leaders at ProMat and Automate 2019.

Partner News – OMC 2019

Partner News – OMC 2019 TECNA S.p.A. – Hall 4 – Stand F1 at OMC 2019 TECNA S.p.A. will be exhibiting in Hall 4 – Stand F1 at OMC 2019 – March 27 – 29 in Ravenna, Italy.

12J Series CD Welder

12J Series Capacitor Discharge Welder Joins fasteners to hot-stamped, high-boron steel

WSI Welding Seminar

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

FABTECH, 2018

FABTECH, 2018 Weld Systems Integrators will be exhibiting in Booth C12075 at FABTECH, 2018 – November 6 – 8 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA. Registration begins in April. CLICK HERE for more information. AWS / RWMA Resistance Welding School The AWS / RWMA Resistance Welding School is designed to benefit all

Sheet Metal Welding Conference

Sheet Metal Welding Conference (SMWC) October 17 and 18, 2018 Weld Systems Integrators will be exhibiting at the Sheet Metal Welding Conference – October 17 and 18, 2018 at the Laurel Manor in Livonia, Michigan. The Sheet Metal Welding Conference (SMWC) is the premier technical conference dedicated to bringing experts together to discuss state of

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