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Weld Purging: Replace Foam with Film for High Quality Welds

The use of home made sponge foam purge dams for pipe weld purging is still very familiar throughout the welding industry. However, operators are unaware as to how the use of sponge foam can adversely influence the metallurgical strength of a joint. When sponge foam starts to warm up from the heat ...

Michaela Reay


Posted 17 days agoPress > weld purgingweld purge filmhuntingdon +3

No Draining the Pipe System with Pipe Freezing

Eliminating the need to drain long sections of pipe for repairs or modifications and reducing shut down time is now possible with Pipe Freezing Systems. The Pipestoppers® Division at Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® provides a cost saving solution with Qwik-Freezer™, the industry standard portabl ...

Michaela Reay


Posted 30 days agoPress > pipe freezingqwik freezeraccu freeze +2

New: Unique 10 ppm Colour Touch Screen Weld Purge Monitor®

It is essential to monitor the oxygen level when welding reactive metals. Metals that are classed as ‘reactive' (titanium, zirconium and nickel alloys) are sensitive to oxygen when heated. When welding these metals, the oxygen must be purged from the welding zone, down to as low as 10 parts per mil ...

Michaela Reay


Posted 1 month agoPress > purgeyeweld purge monitorweld purging +2

Weld Purging: Replace Paper, Foam and other unsuitable Materials with Argweld® Weld Purge Dams

Weld Purging is essential when welding tubes and pipes made of reactive metals such as stainless steels, titanium and zirconium. Usually weld zones are confined with purge dams so that the use of argon purge gas is limited and waiting times are reduced. Homemade dams fabricated from paper, sponge ...

Michaela Reay


Posted 2 months agoPress > huntingdonhuntingdon fusionHFT +2