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Thursday April 25, 2019

Welding rejects are costly

Quality defects have significant costs associated to them such as money, time, resources and if not ultimately resolved then customer satisfaction. Therefore, eliminating defects, eliminates significant costs. Creating a working environment where all employees understand and appreciate why “it pays to get it right first time” is critical. To build this culture: Articulate and demonstrate […]

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Thursday April 25, 2019

With ever increasing demands on driving welding productivity how do you ensure safety is never sacrificed

Welding generates fume and gases that, if inhaled, can be harmful to health. It is best practice to use local extraction to control exposure to fume and gases at all times and this advice is endorsed by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Control of Substances Hazardous to Health regulations (COSHH) state that exposure to […]

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Thursday April 25, 2019

Are you sure you are really controlling the flow of your shielding gas?

Why is it important to control the shielding gas flow rate? A uniform flow of gas is needed to shield the molten metal by blanketing it properly to avoid atmospheric contamination, which can lead to increased levels of oxidation or even porosity of the finished weld. Of course, flow rates can vary, and it is […]

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Thursday April 25, 2019

It Is The Little Things That Matter

Sir Dave Brailsford from Team Sky once said: “The whole principle of marginal gains came from the idea that if you broke down everything that could impact on a cycling performance — absolutely everything you could think of — and then you improved everything little thing by 1%, when you clump it all together, you’re […]

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