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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 20 days 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 ...

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Posted 26 days 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 ...

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Posted 1 month 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 ...

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Posted 1 month 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 ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > backing tapeweld backing tapeback purge +1

Premium Quality Rubber Plugs

Lightweight Inflatable Rubber Plugs are available from the Pipestoppers® Division at Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® for sealing, stopping and blocking pipes where oils, hydrocarbons and petrochemicals are present. Challenging pipe stopping conditions can cause major inconveniences but many alte ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > rubber plugspipe stopperspipe stopping +1

Monitor Your Weld Purge at a Distance

When welding long pipelines, one problem operators often face is not receiving a fast and true weld purge reading from the weld zone. Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® make it possible to have an immediate reading of the weld purge gas from any distance up to 1,000 metres away with the PurgEye® 10 ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > huntingdon fusionpurgeyeweld purge monitor

Effective Heavy-Duty Pipe Stopping

HFT® Pipestoppers® Aluminium Plugs have been designed for use in applications where pipes carrying fluids need to be plugged or sealed. They are available up to 36'' (900mm) and can accommodate temperatures up to 250⁰C. These heavy-duty plugs are manufactured with a low-friction washer to ease tig ...

Michaela Reay


Posted 2 months agoPress > huntingdon fusionaluminium plugspipe stopping +2

Oxygen Monitor for Welding

Inert gas welding requires the elimination of oxygen from the weld zone during the welding of reactive metals including stainless steel. Before the welding process begins, the oxygen level must be reduced to a required minimum, which is less than 100 ppm when welding stainless steel.  The low cos ...

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Posted 2 months agoPress > weld purge monitorhuntingdon fusionppm trace +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 ...

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Posted 2 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 2 months agoPress > huntingdon fusionPurgElitepipe purging +2

Increase the life of your Tungsten Electrode with MultiStrike®

Thoriated tungsten electrodes are still widely used in GTAW/TIG welding despite the potential health hazards. Thoria is added primarily to stabilize the arc but it is radio-toxic and radio-toxic dust is generated during electrode grinding. To overcome the risk posed by harmful products Huntingdon ...

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Posted 2 months agoPress > multistrikethoriated tungsten electrodestungsten electrides +2

Hydrocarbon Resistant PetroChem® Stoppers

Pipe blocking and stopping pipes containing hydrocarbons such as petroleum products and natural gas can often pose challenges, with normal Pipestoppers unable to withstand such intense conditions. The Pipestoppers® Division of Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® manufacture a range of hydrocarbon re ...

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Posted 3 months agoPress > pipe stopperspetrochemical stoppersPetrochemical +2

Welding Enclosures for Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing

TWI (The Welding Institute) states that: “Wire arc additive manufacturing uses arc welding power sources and manipulators to build 3D shapes through arc deposition. This process commonly uses wire as a material source and follows a predetermined path to create the desired shape. This method of addi ...

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Posted 3 months agoPress > huntingdon fusionhuntingdon fusion techniqueswelding enclosure +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 ...

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Posted 3 months agoPress > weld purgingweld purge monitoroxygen reader +1