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An Introduction to Welding Inspection

March 26, 2014

Many characteristics of a weld can be evaluated during welding inspection, some relating to the welds size, and others relating to the presence of weld discontinuities.

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Posted in Welding Inspection , Tagged with Welding

Can I Weld Aluminum to Steel?

March 25, 2014

Can I weld aluminum to steel with the GMAW or GTAW welding process?

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Posted in Aluminum Welding , Tagged with GTAW, Heliarc, TIG

Four Steps to Proper Nozzle Selection


March 22, 2014

Choose one-piece or two-piece nozzle, series, preheat capacity and size.

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Posted in Welding Equipment , Tagged with Gas, Nozzle

How to Troubleshoot Plasma Cut Quality

October 14, 2013

Like any cutting process, there are a lot of variables that affect plasma cut quality.

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Posted in Cutting Systems , Tagged with Plasma, Process

What Is The Best Way To Cut Steel Plate

September 30, 2013

There are many ways to cut mild steel plate, some of which are suited for automation some are not. Some are suited for thinner plate, some for thicker. Some are fast, some are slow.

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Posted in Cutting Systems , Tagged with Laser, Plasma, Process, Waterjet