A good weld starts with good preparation. This is the place to find information on equipment for beveling, deburring, grinding, and sanding.
June 8, 2004
Prima Laser Tools has hired Belisario Antillon to handle sales and support for all of Mexico. He is responsible for increasing and supporting sales to both customers and distributors.Antillon's sales...
February 26, 2004
Many fabricators use standard plasma cutters and abrasives to create beveled edges. Along with these traditional methods, welders also have the option of using three alternative beveling techniques: punch and nibble, peeling and shearing, and milling and routing. Each has advantages and drawbacks.
August 14, 2003
When it comes to weld preparation, choosing the right abrasive wheel for your grinder can make your job easier. Just grabbing your grinder and cleaning up the weld area can result in poorly prepared joints, cross-contaminated welds, and more wear and tear on the tool and the operator.
January 16, 2003
Using orbital welding equipment led to productivity gains in one of the nation's first fusion-welded underground pipelines.
November 15, 2001
This article discusses using induction heating for preheating and (postheating) stress relief of welds. It focuses on what this technology is, how it works, and how it can be used in an industrial setting. This article also gives several real-life examples of how the technology has been used in actual applications.
July 26, 2001
Cost often is a deciding factor when you purchase a grinder. However, the saying "you get what you pay for" can be true when you're talking about tools. The price tag alone doesn't always reflect some of the more important factors--performance level, cost to operate, and tool life--that make a grinder worth its cost.