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Reliable Oxygen Monitor for Titanium Welding in Aerospace Applications

Prior to welding of titanium, widely practiced in the aerospace Industry, the oxygen content of the purge gas must be reduced to a level below 50 ppm. Engine components such as discs, blades, shafts and casings, from the front fan to the rear of the engine, and fasteners, airframe components and l ...

Michaela Reay


Posted 1 month agoPress > purgeyeweld purge monitorweld purging +2

Easy Valve Replacement with CO2 Pipe Freezing

The Pipestoppers® Division at Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® provides a cost saving solution to carrying out repairs or modifications on pipes with liquid inside, which also includes valve replacement. Replacing valves in pipework can be a challenge, especially when the pipelines have liquids r ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > qwik freezeraccu freezepipe freezing +1

Heavy-Duty Pipe Stopping with Steel Plugs

Heavy-duty leak testing, sealing, pipe blocking and stopping is easy with Steel Plugs from the Pipestoppers®. Steel Test Plugs can be used for low pressure testing and plugging pipes, pipelines and pipework fabrications and other orifices between 2 and 48” (50 to 1,200 mm) diameter. Luke Keane, T ...

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Posted 2 months agoPress > pipe stoppingpipe blockingsteel plugs +1

Perfectly Ground Tungsten Electrodes

When it comes to TIG welding, Tungsten Electrodes are the most important part of the application. A properly ground Tungsten Electrode will help to improve arc starting and stability, giving an overall better performance. Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® manufactured the TEG-1000 Tungsten Electro ...

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Posted 2 months agoPress > huntingdon fusionteg-1000tungsten electrode grinder +1

Weld Purging with Preheat

In the power generation and nuclear industry, low and medium alloy steels such as SA 213 T91 and SA 335 P91 are chosen for their high strength, but are often prone to cracking during welding. Pre-heating and post-heating reduces the crack sensitivity. In order to meet the requirements of inert gas ...

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Posted 3 months agoPress > hotpurgewelding with preheatwelding p91 +1

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 ...

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Posted 4 months agoPress > weld purgingpurge plugspipe purging +2

Thoriated Tungsten Electrodes are left in the dust with MultiStrike®

Red tipped thoriated Tungsten Electrodes are said to contain 1.70% to 2.20% thorium. Thorium improves the quality of Tungsten Electrodes but also has a radio-toxic compound posing a risk to welders, particularly during grinding. Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT®'s blue-tipped MultiStrike® Tungsten ...

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Posted 4 months agoPress > multistriketungsten electrodethoriated tungsten electrodes +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 ...

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Posted 4 months agoPress > huntingdon fusionwelding enclosuremetal glove box +2

Low Cost Pipe Stopping when access is tight

Pipe stopping where access is tight can pose challenges for when duties such as repair work, leak testing and weld purging are required. Pipestoppers®, a Division of Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® design and manufacture a Range of Mechanical and Inflatable Pipestoppers® and Plugs to suit a vari ...

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Posted 5 months agoPress > low profile stopperspipe stopperpipe blocking +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 ...

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Posted 5 months agoPress > quickpurgeweld purginghuntingdon fusion +2

Protect your weld with the New Design Weld Trailing Shield®

Protecting titanium and stainless steel welds from coming into contact with air whilst they cool prevents oxidation, weld defects and rework. Leaders in Weld Purging Technology, Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® have launched their re-designed Weld Trailing Shields®, which provide an additional in ...

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Posted 5 months agoPress > argweldtrailing shieldinert gas shield +2

Pipe Maintenance with Pipe Freezing

Companies currently facing system downtime can drastically reduce pipe and valve repair and maintenance costs with Accu-Freeze™ available from the Pipestoppers® Division of Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT®. Georgia Gascoyne, CEO for HFT® said: “Pipe freezing is a simple and efficient way of seali ...

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Posted 5 months agoPress > pipe freezingaccu freezeqwik freezer +1

Inflatable Pipe Stoppers for Sealing, Blocking and Testing

Single Ended Inflatable Dams are readily available in a variety of shapes and sizes for a range of applications including sealing, blocking, pressure testing and isolation. Pipe stopping equipment from the Pipestoppers® Division from Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® gives the user the opportunity ...

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Posted 6 months agoPress > inflatable pipe stopperssingle ended stoppershuntingdon 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 ...

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Posted 6 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 ...

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Posted 6 months agoPress > dew pointweld purginghuntingdon fusion +1