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Jun 26, 2017

Brazing-copper, profitable solutions for the right applications

Brazing-copper has to be approached with a thorough study of copper metallurgy, heat influence and filler compatibility. Then the most economic process must be sought assuring properties and functions

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Jun 25, 2017

Brazing-heating by the most suitable method

Brazing-heating comes in many forms, each one best adapted to specific conditions. The most economic brazing process should be sought that meets requirements.

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Jun 23, 2017

Brazing-joint-design, essential provisions for successful applications

Brazing-joint-design must apply good practice, issue of understanding the basic principles of the process. Rich Resources are available for serious learning.

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Jun 22, 2017

Welding-defects: description, search and assessment

Welding-defects: how to look for them. Between discontinuities and defects. Acceptance limits for harmless discontinuities. Visual and internal defects. Defect most common types.

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Jun 20, 2017

Brazing-processes: strong metal joining without base metal melting.

Brazing-processes and joints requirements. Dissimilar material joining. Advantages: low heat, rapid application, many filler alloys, strong joints, suitable for one off and for mass production

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Jun 19, 2017

Metallurgical-expertise to overcome production hindrances

Metallurgical-expertise is a necessary commodity that must be available to any welding operation. Internal or external it should be always ready to be tapped, for keeping current projects running

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Jun 18, 2017

Stress-relieving is needed after welding

Stress-relieving is good practice after welding for improved stability and performance. May be thermal or mechanical, provided the effect is substantial.

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Jun 15, 2017

Weld-quality, fitness for purpose, safe operation, inspection, top maintenance

Weld-quality designed and built for safe operation and maintained perfect during whole service life

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Jun 14, 2017

Welding-inspection: complemental methods for best appreciation.

Welding-inspection methods for quality and economy. Service conditions and inspection severity. Evaluation of discontinuities: accept, repair or reject

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Jun 13, 2017

Welding_aluminum: how one welds which types

Welding_aluminum and non heat treatable aluminum alloys. See which heat treatable alloys can be welded and how. Weld influence on properties.

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Jun 12, 2017

SMA-welding-tips, useful reminders of important basics

SMA-welding-tips for improving skill with knowledge. How to select your power source. Current range and polarity, duty cycle, current density, low-hydrogen, AWS electr.Classification and Specification

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Jun 11, 2017

Brazing-titanium to be researched and tested before application

Brazing-titanium can be the best joining solution in selected cases. Due to high material and processing costs, the actual filler metal and process have to be studied & tested also for joint corrosion

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Jun 09, 2017

Brazing-ceramic for strong joints in demanding applications

Brazing-ceramic is a complex subject which requires thorough understanding of basic properties of ceramics and of metals. Successful applications depend on development of suitable materials-procedures

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Jun 08, 2017

Welding-testing: what for, why and how to test

Welding-testing: the proof of performance and an educative tool. Improving reliability through monitoring and periodic check. Simple destructive testing for immediate quality assessment. Trial and err

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Jun 06, 2017

Welding-aluminum and aluminum alloys: which types are successfully welded.

Welding-aluminum. Learn on aluminum alloys weldability. Know which Aluminum properties influence Welding of aluminum. Heat treated aluminum alloys and the consequences of welding.Fabricated aluminum

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Jun 05, 2017

Laser-beam-welding, clean and rapid, versatile process

Laser-beam-welding, a high energy density process with potential of economic mass production of precision, quality joints, for suitable metals and applications. Versatile, unique, successful

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Jun 04, 2017

Vertical-welding-tips for becoming an accomplished welder

Vertical-welding-tips are essential to become skilled in more demanding welding positions. Training and guided exercise help develop the skills that make an apprentice an expert welder.

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Jun 03, 2017

Pipe-and-Tube-Welding, find know how and reference sources

Pipe-and-Tube-Welding summary of knowledge, tips, requirements. Procedure development plan. Warning of lack of fusion. Important macro testing.Training. Report records and documentation.

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Jun 02, 2017

Welding-topics: Titles from Practical Welding Letters

An updated issue of Welding-topics fast finder. Index of Titles from PWL Past Issues. An easy Guide to published Articles and Information only one click away.

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Jun 01, 2017


PWL#166, Manual Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) of Pipe Downhill, Sinter Brazing by unifying sintering and brazing in the same heat cycle, New Brazing Filler Metal Alloys, summaries of research papers presented at the 11th International Conference on Brazing, How to Prevent Defects in arc welded Aluminum, Laser Shot Peening, Advanced Instrumentation for Putting Welds to the Test, Study to Find the Truth and much more...

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