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PWL#064B - Resources on tungsten electrodes, pure tungsten, thoriated, ceriated,lanthanated tungsten
December 15, 2008

December 15, 2008
Mid Month Bulletin 32

PWL#064B - Resources on Tungsten Electrodes, Pure Tungsten, Thoriated, Ceriated, Lanthanated, GTAW, Welding and Cutting, Material Safety, Guidelines for Selection, Preparation, Grinding, Tips, Toxicology and more...

Mid December Bulletin

15 December 2008 - Resources on Tungsten Electrodes - Bulletin 32


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Gas Tungsten Arc Welding is dealt with in our pages on Arc Welding Equipment and Tig Welding Tips.

Short articles on Hot-Wire TIG Welding and on Orbital Welding were published (7) in PWL#050 and PWL#051.

ANSI/AWS A5.12/A5.12M-98 (R2007)
Specification for Tungsten and Tungsten Alloy Electrodes for Arc Welding and Cutting
American Welding Society / 05-Feb-1998 / 32 pages
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BS EN ISO 6848:2004
Arc welding and cutting. Nonconsumable tungsten electrodes. Classification
British Standard / European Standard / International Organization for Standardization / 20-Jan-2005 / 18 pages
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JIS Z 3233:2001
Tungsten electrodes for inert gas shielded arc welding,
and for plasma cutting and welding

Japanese Industrial Standard / Japanese Standards Association / 01-Jan-2001 /

Safety Bulletin
Use of Tungsten Welding Rods containing Thorium (2 pages)

Material Safety Data Sheet No. TE001 Tungsten Electrodes (7 pages)

Material Safety Data Sheet - Tungsten Electrodes for Welding (9 pages)

Material Safety Data Sheet - 1.5 Lanthanated Tungsten Electrode (1 page)

Storage and Use of Thoriated Tungsten Electrodes

The Proper Selection & Preparation of Tungsten Electrodes for Arc Welding

How to "Correctly" Grind, Cut & Prepare Tungsten Welding Electrodes

Thoriated Tungsten Electrodes

Selection and Preparation Guide for Tungsten Electrodes

Choosing tungsten electrode type, size for aluminum GTAW
Article 527.

Guidelines for tungsten electrodes

The use of thoriated tungsten electrodes

Tig Welding Tips

Substitution of Thoriated Tungsten Electrodes in Switzerland (ppt)
Session 2.

Thoriated Tungsten Electrodes

Tungsten and Grinders (6 pages)

Handi Grinder - Tungsten Electrode Grinder (12 pages)
Instruction Manual

Tips and Techniques

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

Product Information - Tungsten Electrode Designations

Tungsten Electrodes

Tungsten and Selected Tungsten Compounds (49 pages)
Review of Toxicological Literature

Tungsten - Public Health Statement (9 pages)

Commission Regulation (EC) No 1350/2006 of 13 September 2006
imposing a provisional anti-dumping duty on
imports of certain tungsten electrodes originating in
the People's Republic of China

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