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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 5 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 5 months agoPress > flexible welding enclosurewelding enclosureweld purging +2

Purging Large Stainless Steel Pipes

Restricting the volume when welding large stainless steel tube and pipes can save huge amounts of time and inert gas costs. Previously, welders have spent many hours waiting for oxygen levels to be low enough to start welding.  Leading the way in Weld Purging Innovation and Technology, Huntingdon ...

Michaela Reay


Posted 6 months agoPress > huntingdon fusionquickpurgerapidpurge +2

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 6 months agoPress > pipe freezingpipe repairshuntingdon fusion +2

Monitor your Titanium Welds for High Quality Results

Preventing oxidation when welding tubes and pipes can be achieved by purging the inside with an inert gas. This simple procedure saves both time and cost. By knowing the exact level of oxygen inside the pipe at all times, the welder knows when to start welding for high quality results. With restri ...

Michaela Reay


Posted 7 months agoPress > purgeyehuntingdon fusionHFT +1

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 7 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 7 months agoPress > huntingdon fusionargon gas hosegas hose +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 8 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 8 months agoPress > backing tapehuntingdon fusionweld purging +1

Pipe Freezing for Quick Pipe Repairs

Avoiding the requirement to drain down pipelines for repair work or to carry out maintenance can save a considerable amount of time and potential loss of product. Qwik-Freezer™ Pipe Freezing System eliminates the need to drain pipework by creating a freeze plug. Available from the Pipestoppers® Di ...

Michaela Reay


Posted 8 months agoPress > qwik freezerpipe freezinghuntingdon fusion +1

Heavy-Duty Pipe Blocking with Steel Plugs

Heavy-duty pipe blocking and stopping is easy with the Steel Plugs Range from Pipestoppers®.  Pipestoppers®, a division of Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT®, manufacture Steel Plugs, which have been the favoured heavy-duty plug for applications such as leak testing, pipe stopping and blocking for ...

Michaela Reay


Posted 9 months agoPress > pipe stoppingpipe pluggingsteel plugs +2

Precise Tungsten Electrodes Tips with the TEG-1000

Correctly preparing each Tungsten Electrode for welding is crucial. It is one of the most important variables in TIG / GTA welding and each Tungsten Electrode must be ground properly to improve arc starting, stability and subsequently weld quality. Manufactured with a diamond wheel, the TEG-1000 T ...

Michaela Reay


Posted 9 months agoPress > teg-1000tungsten electrodestungsten electrode grinder +1

Weld Purging CMV Steels

CMV Steels (chromium / molybdenum / vanadium) are widely used for their high temperature creep properties especially in the steam turbine industries. Both pre and post weld heat treatment is necessary to achieve the optimum mechanical strength, but temperatures up to 300ºC (572ºF) must be maintain ...

Michaela Reay


Posted 9 months agoPress > hotpurgepipe purgingwelding cmv steels +2

Low Cost Weld Purge Dams

Weld Purging short pipe pieces and dome-end welds where tandem Inflatable Tube and Pipe Purging Systems are unsuitable, Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® manufactures Weld Purge Dams. Ron Sewell, Chairman for HFT® said: “When welding tubes and pipes, the most cost- effective solution is to restric ...

Michaela Reay


Posted 9 months agoPress > pipe stoppingpipestoppershuntingdon fusion +1

High Temperature Weld Backing Tape®

Supporting the liquid weld root with a high temperature Backing Tape will ensure minimal oxidation and will require much less post-weld cleaning. Argweld® glass fibre Weld Backing Tape® from Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® supports weld roots and eliminates the creation of slag, whilst removing co ...

Michaela Reay


Posted 10 months agoPress > backing tapeweld backing tapeback purge +1