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Low Cost Pipe Purging with Weld Purge Plugs

Weld Purging small pipes of different diameters can be challenging, especially when budgets are tight. Often, welders are left to create their own homemade purging dams out of unsuitable materials such as foam, paper or cardboard. Weld Purging Experts Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® manufacture ...

Michaela Reay


Posted 1 month agoPress > weld purgingpurge plugspipe purging +2

Low Cost Alternative to Metal Glove Boxes

There is an ever-increasing demand in industries such as the Aerospace, Medical and Motorsport for high quality welded titanium components. Often, welding has to be carried out in an environment under 50 parts per million throughout the welding cycle. Metal glove boxes were previously a big succes ...

Michaela Reay


Posted 2 months agoPress > huntingdon fusionwelding enclosuremetal glove box +2

QuickPurge® for Weld Purging Large Diameter Pipework

Weld Purging large diameter pipework made from stainless, duplex and chrome steels, titanium or zirconium can be expensive, with requirements to have the oxygen level well below 100 ppm during the welding cycle.  As it is not cost effective to completely fill pipework with expensive inert gas, Hun ...

Michaela Reay


Posted 3 months agoPress > quickpurgeweld purginghuntingdon fusion +2

Low Cost Monitor for Welding Titanium and Stainless Steel

Titanium and stainless steel are both reactive alloys. When they are heated during the welding process, they will react with any air that is present, causing oxidation, which can lead to a loss of corrosion resistance properties. Shielding the metal with an inert gas is therefore crucial and one wa ...

Michaela Reay


Posted 3 months agoPress > purgeye nanoweld purgingweld purge monitor +2

Accurately Measure the Dew Point During Purging

During purging welders need to measure the oxygen content but also need to measure the ‘dew point'. The dewpoint is the temperature where condensation begins and water will condense on the material being welded. This can affect the weld properties significantly. Georgia Gascoyne, CEO for HFT® sai ...

Michaela Reay


Posted 4 months agoPress > dew pointweld purginghuntingdon fusion +1

Weld Purge Film for a Variety of Pipe Sizes

Low cost weld purging a variety of tubes and pipes sizes can be achieved by the use of low cost Weld Purge Film®. Weld Purging Experts, Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® recommend switching home made dams produced of unsuitable material, to their low cost Weld Purge Film® to achieve oxide free, ze ...

Michaela Reay


Posted 5 months agoPress > weld purgingweld purge filmback purging +1

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 6 months 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 7 months 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 7 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 7 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 8 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 8 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 9 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 9 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 10 months agoPress > huntingdon fusionargon gas hosegas hose +1