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Stainless Steel Welding: Details That Matter

14 November, 17 2:46 pm · Leave a comment · reddarc
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drilling platformBy guest Blogger Katarzyna K.

Katarzyna has an Msc in Materials Science and has worked in the oil and gas industry in jobs related to hydraulics, welding and the retrofitting of oil rigs.

Stainless steel is used extensively in the petrochemical industry due to its high resistance to severe conditions. When welding inox steels, the smallest details matter and have an impact on weld quality. The following are some tips for stainless steel pipe welding based on my oil rig repair experience:

During an oil rig repair project that involved 2205 duplex stainless steel pipe TIG welding, we could not achieve the required weld properties. Despite using the recommended filler metal with higher nickel content, compared to the base metal, and controlling the interpass temperature, the weld tensile strength was still too low. In order to reach the required weld quality we dug deeper and found a solution – (more…)

Spring Deals on Used Welding Equipment: April 1-June 30th

06 April, 16 4:53 pm · Leave a comment · Taylor Stewart
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Red-D-Arc is running a limited time, special offer on Quality-Checked used welding equipment. Until June 30th, a selection of pre-owned welders are available at significantly discounted prices. These welders are in “like new” condition, include a 12 month warranty and are in stock – for fast delivery. Don’t miss out! See the flyer for more details.

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Winter Deals on Used Welding Equipment: January 1 – March 31

19 January, 16 3:12 pm · Leave a comment · Colin Brown
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We’re currently running a special offer on used welding equipment. Our Quality Checked pre-owned welders are thoroughly checked over and maintained to ensure that you’ll get a reliable machine that  is in excellent condition. Select Rated machines run and weld to the manufacturer’s specifications are operationally safe and load bank tested. These machines come with warranties which vary depending on status of the machine. 90 day warranty on Select Rated machines 12 months for Quality Checked. See the flyer for details in your area.

PDF Used Equipment Flyer – USA
PDF Used Equipment Flyer – Canada

 

Used Lincoln DC600 Welder for Sale Used-Miller-Dimension-452-For-Sale

 

Offers Valid Until March 31, 2016

The DC600 and the Milller Dimension 452 are just a few of the used welders we have available.

 

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