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Tuesday December 03, 2019

Don’t let spatter grind you down!

Spatter is made up of many thousands of droplets of molten filler metal that escape from the weld pool and are scattered around the work area during welding. These small, round balls of molten metal can fall on the welder, workpiece, the floor and surrounds. Sometimes they stick and are difficult to remove, sometimes they […]

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Thursday November 14, 2019

Controlling weld distortion

Weld distortion occurs as a result of non-uniform expansion and contraction of the weld and base metal during the heating and cooling cycle. Read about the types of weld distortion and Air Products’ advice about how to limit and correct weld distortion.

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Thursday November 14, 2019

Avoiding Porosity

Weld porosity is caused by absorption of gas in the weld pool. Read about the key causes of porosity and how to avoid. Air Products’ Gastrak® service can help to limit the risk but controlling the shielding gas flow.

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Welding Industry 4.0

Wednesday November 13, 2019

Evolution of Welding in Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 in the welding industry is often referred to as Weld 4.0 and involves integrated communications between the welding machines and all other elements of the welding operation. Smart software will track everything in the Weld Procedure Specification. Learn how Air Products is developing connected cylinders with smart digital capabilities.

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Skillweld

Wednesday November 13, 2019

Building the future pipeline of welders

Skill shortage is a major concern in the UK manufacturing industry, in particularly welders. Find out how Air Products is working with other manufacturers to close the gap and inspire the next generation of welders.

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Welding gas provided by Air Products meets or exceeds the EN1090

Friday November 08, 2019

Are you supplying customers in the construction industry?

All Air Products welding gas is ISO 14175 compliant and meet or exceed the EN1090 standards for fabrication in the structural steel industry. Our welding gas helps create high quality welds at optimal cost base. This is why Air Products is the only industrial gas supplier listed with BCSA.

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