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Red-D-Arc Supports Grimsby Welding Program

23 December, 15 12:02 pm · Leave a comment · Colin Brown
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Red-D-Arc-Grimsby-SecondaryRed-D-Arc is supporting the development of future welding industry professionals thanks in large part to Joe Nagy – Regional Operations Manager for Canada. Joe reached out to Ed Stavnitzky, student achievement leader from the District School Board of Niagara (DSBN) and welding instructor Bill Meloche from the Grimsby Ontario High school welding tech shop to discuss ways in which Red-D-Arc could support their efforts. The DSBN adult welding program trains adults to CWB standard 4G and prepares them for a career in the welding industry. Red-D-Arc provided nine wire feed packages and a plasma machine; helping to get this community project off the ground. Ten students started the program in the Summer of 2015 and eight finished with all position CWB certification. Ed and Bill recently informed Joe that seven of the eight graduates are employed in welding or welding related industries throughout the region. Joe has since reached out to Dan Tadic Executive Director at the Canadian Welding Association (CWA) and is in discussions to partner with the CWA Foundation Charity to help students, institutions and industries right across Canada.

Red-D-Arc Generators to Power Niagara Wind Project

17 December, 15 10:22 am · Leave a comment · Colin Brown
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Red-D-Arc Welderentals will be supplying the Niagara Wind Farm Project with 77 rental power generators to service the construction of new wind turbines. When it is complete, the Niagara Region Wind Farm will be one of the largest in North America and will supply Ontarians with an additional 230 Mega Watts of wind energy. Red-D-Arc developed a custom power distribution panel to meet the specific onsite needs of the builder. This is another example of how Red-D-Arc employees create solutions that help our clients reach their goals. Red-D-Arc is already recognized internationally as a leading provider of welding and weld automation rental equipment and we continue to expand our horizons by offering new products like power generators, light towers and other specialty equipment.

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On-Site Power: Where You Need It, When You Need It

Red-D-Arc offers a variety of onsite power solutions including diesel, NG/LPG and Bi-Fuel Generators as well as self powered light towers and power distribution panels.
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Mobile Lighting Towers Now Available

04 December, 15 4:45 pm · Leave a comment · Colin Brown
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Mobile Lighting Tower - Job site lighting

For some time, Red-D-Arc has been powering job sites with our mobile generator fleet and power distribution panels; now we are pleased to announce that we supply mobile lighting towers as well. On site lighting helps the work to continue safely when light conditions are less than ideal. In areas where shorter daylight hours are a factor, this can really add to the productivity of a job site.  We have options to suit your needs and location and we’ll get the lights to your site when and where you require them.

Red-D-Arc Elevating Head and Tailstock Positioner – RDA EHTS200 NA

11 November, 15 4:54 pm · Leave a comment · Colin Brown
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Visitors to the Airgas/Red-D-Arc booth at FABTECH 2015 had the opportunity to see a demo of the latest Red-D-Arc Weld Automation products including a new Red-D-Arc head and tailstock positioner.

The RDA EHTS200 NA elevating head and tailstock positioner offers a 20,000 lb. load capacity and features fabricated steel carriages with 12 anti-friction rollers, 6 of which are adjustable to ensure minimum “free play”. The rotation gearbox is worm geared for a consistent precise turn. The elevation motor is helical geared and can lift at a speed of 24 inches per minute. Controls are mounted on the side of the headstock frame and fitted with an isolating switch, emergency stop, elevation and rotation (clockwise/anti-clockwise) controls

Red-D-Arc Blasterentals Keeps the Fleet Rolling at Smith Transport

06 November, 15 10:47 am · Leave a comment · Colin Brown
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Trucking companies like Smith Transport need to get at least 12 years out of their trailers. Replacement costs are substantial at over $70,000. In 2007 the trucking industry began using epoxy coating to protect against corrosion. Over time the epoxy gets broken down by the elements and needs to be stripped to allow for visual inspection and repairs. This is a time consuming process requiring a team of up to 12 workers scraping the coatings for more than a week.

Using the power of the Farrow 150, Smith Transport was able to cut prep time per trailer from weeks down to hours. The protective coatings are stripped from the trucks so that they can be inspected, recoated and returned to service in less time, and at a fraction of the cost. Fleet life is extended, down time reduced, and money is saved. That’s smart business.

Red-D-Arc offers an extensive line of Farrow Coating Removal equipment for sale, lease and rent.

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