John Hodges

T-DRILL Industries Inc.
teeing up orbital welding

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Teeing up orbital welding

June 3, 2009 | By John Hodges

Two technologies improve the quality and decrease the cost of fabricating high-purity systems, such as those used in the food and beverage, dairy, pharmaceutical, and semiconductor industries. These two techniques are mechanically formed T connections and orbital welding. A common question is this: Can orbital welding be used on mechanically formed T connections? The answer is yes, but fabricators need to understand the limitations and restrictions of this combination.

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