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New Inflatable Rubber PetroChem Stoppers

The Pipestoppers® Division at Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® have launched new Rubber PetroChem Stoppers, for pipe stopping where access is difficult.  CEO Managing Director, Georgia Gascoyne said: “Our new Rubber PetroChem Stoppers are an easy way to stop the flow of gas or liquids along a pip ...

Michaela Reay


Posted 30 days agoPress > huntingdon fusionweld purgingpipe stopping

Distance Weld Purge Monitoring

GTA/TIG welding long pipelines made of stainless steel can be found in many different industries including Oil and Gas, Nuclear and LNG. The use of stainless steel can offer many advantages including corrosion resistant properties and cost-effectiveness of the alloy. With Stainless Steel being a r ...

Michaela Reay


Posted 1 month agoPress > huntingdon fusionpurgeyeweld purging +3

Weld Purging at a Low Cost

There are many occasions where Tandem Inflatable Tube and Pipe Purging Systems are not suitable and welders are often left to construct their own Weld Purging Equipment. Often, homemade purging devices are unsuitable and can often lead to loss of welds due to oxidation. Weld Purging Experts Hunti ...

Michaela Reay


Posted 2 months agoPress > huntingdon fusionweld purgingweld purge plugs +1

Eliminate the Thoria and Maintain the High Performance with Blue-Tipped MultiStrike® Tungsten Electrodes

Thoria, found in thoriated Tungsten Electrodes is a radio-toxic compound and emits mainly alpha particles, which are harmful if released inside the digestive tract or inside the lungs where they act as a carcinogen. Thoriated Tungsten Electrodes therefore pose a risk to welders during grinding.  W ...

Michaela Reay


Posted 2 months agoPress > huntingdon fusionmultistrikethoriated tungsten electrodes +2

Welding Enclosures for Titanium Parts

Welding titanium alloys often has to be carried out in an environment where oxygen can be eliminated throughout the welding cycle. If the parts were to come into contact with oxygen ay any point, the reactive metal can become contaminated, oxidising which can lead to reductions in corrosion resistan ...

Michaela Reay


Posted 2 months agoPress > flexible welding enclosurewelding enclosureweld purging +2

Oxygen Monitor for Field Welding

Welding under site conditions introduces problems that are not found in normal factory environments. Exposure to heat and cold, sand and dust, damp and wet atmospheres place demands on standard Weld Purge Monitors® for which they are not designed to meet The PurgEye® Site, available from Weld Purg ...

Michaela Reay


Posted 2 months agoPress > purgeyeweld purgingpipe purging +1

Liquid Nitrogen Pipe Freezing

Pipe freezing is a simple and efficient way of sealing a pipe or system while pipe repairs or general pipework maintenance is carried out, without the need to drain the system. Accu-Freeze™ Pipe Freezing Systems are available from the Pipestoppers® Division of Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT®. A ...

Michaela Reay


Posted 3 months agoPress > pipe freezingpipe repairshuntingdon fusion +2

Argon Regulator for Pipe Purging Systems

Dramatic savings can be achieved when welding stainless and chromium steels and also titanium alloy tube and pipes with the use of an Inflatable Pipe Purging System. By restricting weld purging zones, Inflatable Pipe Purging Systems achieve a huge saving in time waiting for pipes to be completely ...

Michaela Reay


Posted 4 months agoPress > huntingdon fusionHFTpipe purging +2

Gas Hose for a Variety of Applications

It is important when transporting inert gas supply to the welding zone that the hose is of high quality, ensuring the gas arrives without contamination. Tailor made Inert Gas Feed Hoses are available from Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® with leak tight fittings. Luke Keane, Technical Sales Manag ...

Michaela Reay


Posted 4 months agoPress > huntingdon fusionargon gas hosegas hose +1

Pipe Purging accurately down to 10 ppm

Measuring the oxygen level during Pipe Purging is crucial. Stainless steel has to be monitored down to at least 100 ppm, however alloys such as titanium and zirconium may need to be monitored down to as low as 10 ppm. Pipe Purging Experts Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT®'s PurgEye® 200 Weld Purge ...

Michaela Reay


Posted 4 months agoPress > purgeye 200weld purgingweld purge monitor +1

Successful Low Cost Weld Purging

Weld Purging is the act of removing oxygen from the vicinity of a joint before, during and after welding. Metals that require weld purging include stainless steels, titanium and zirconium. Weld Purging various sizes of tubes and pipes can be challenging as well as expensive, which is why many weld ...

Michaela Reay


Posted 5 months agoPress > weld purge filmhuntingdon fusionweld purging +1

Oxide Free Titanium Welds with the PurgEye® Desk

The Welding Institute states that “Titanium is a reactive metal; it will burn in pure oxygen at 600°C and in nitrogen at around 800°C. Oxygen and nitrogen will also diffuse into titanium at temperatures above 400°C raising the tensile strength but embrittling the metal. Despite this reactivity tita ...

Michaela Reay


Posted 5 months agoPress > backing tapehuntingdon fusionweld purging +1

Low Cost Weld Purge Plugs for Tube and Pipe Weld Purging

Due to tight budgets, welders sometimes have to construct their own Weld Purging Equipment, often made from materials such as paper, card, sponge or foam. Homemade dams made from such materials can often lead to loss of welds when they leak or slip from position thus flooding the welding zone with ...

Michaela Reay


Posted 8 months agoPress > weld purge plugsweld purgingback purging +1

Inflatable Pipe Weld Purging Systems Drastically Restrict Weld Purge Volumes

Inflatable Pipe Weld Purging Systems are in use worldwide, restricting weld purge volumes, making huge savings in time and inert gas. Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® design and manufacture PurgElite®, a range of low cost Tube and Pipe Purging Systems to achieve a clean, oxide free, zero colour w ...

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Posted 8 months agoPress > huntingdon fusionPurgElitepipe purging +2

Weld Purge Monitor for On-Site Conditions

Welding on site can pose difficult challenges, including exposure to extremes of heat and cold, harmful sand and dust and even hazardous fumes. Contamination during welding can lead to loss of corrosion resistance and a reduction in strength so control of oxygen levels is crucial.  With another in ...

Michaela Reay


Posted 9 months agoPress > weld purgingweld purge monitoroxygen reader +1