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Advances in welding technology continue to create efficiencies for the businesses who adopt them. Applying best practices help ensure weld quality and efficiency.

Benefits of Welding Equipment Rental

28 May, 19 2:11 pm · Leave a comment · reddarc2
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Are you unsure whether to buy your own equipment or to enter into a welding equipment rental arrangement?

Renting your welding equipment may well be the better option for your business.

There are many advantages to renting. We outlined a few of the them below.

Renting Your Welding Equipment Will Save You Money

The first thing you should take note of is that a welding equipment rental arrangement will save you a great deal of time, energy, and money.

If your budget is tight, you don’t really want to have to lay out a large percentage on equipment capital costs than necessary. 

Reduce capital costs by renting your welding fleet

It may be more convenient for you to rent your equipment on an “as needed” basis until such time as you are sure you have enough work orders to justify investing in your own. This will help you maintain a comfortable cushion of profits until the time comes when you are ready to take your business to the next level.

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Comparing Welding Equipment Rentals

16 May, 19 9:53 am · Leave a comment · reddarc
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Are you looking for the best rates on portable welder rentals? We can fulfill your welding equipment needs. At Red-d-Arc, we offer you a wide variety of welding equipment for almost every purpose. We provide customized recommendations on each piece of equipment that we rent out.

Get in touch with us today to learn more about our welding equipment rental and long term welder leasing programs. We make it our goal to offer you state-of-the-art welding tools at the most competitive rental rates.

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The Best in Welding Equipment Rentals

 

Mig Welder Rental

If you are looking for a great deal on a mig welder rental, check out our selection. Metal inert gas (MIG) welder models are great for welding indoors or in enclosed spaces. These machines use flux core wire that makes them the perfect option when welding tears or breaks on farm equipment.

However, MIG welders have plenty of other uses that make them perfect for a wide variety of other types of equipment. Keep in mind, however, that you do need a particular set of controlled conditions in order to obtain the best possible results.

We carry a variety of models, including the following:

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Multi-Process Welders

27 February, 19 4:53 am · Leave a comment · reddarc
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Most people who have been in a technical profession know the constant need for a variety of tools.  One minute you may need a pliers, then a knife, then a file, then a screwdriver, and once the day is all done, a bottle opener.  This is the reason why multi-tools have become so popular; they combine all of these tools into one. In the world of welding, there is something similar to a multi-tool.  It is known as a multi-process welder. Red-D-Arc carries multi-process welders because we know that one minute you might be self-shielded flux core welding some dirty, ½” thick steel and then the next minute be fitting up 18 gauge aluminum that you need to gas tungsten arc weld.

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Stud Welders

27 February, 19 4:43 am · Leave a comment · reddarc
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Some of the most difficult welds to make are those that require the welding of a small diameter to a plate. Gas tungsten arc welding or gas metal arc welding joints such as these require a high degree of operator skill, take a great deal of time, and can be a quality nightmare.  These factors become even more troublesome when the material with the small radius being welded is in the vertical or overhead position. Fortunately, Red-D-Arc provides stud welding equipment that increases productivity, decreases the required operator skill immensely relative to other welding processes, and allows for consistent, repeatable weld quality on materials with small radii.

What is Stud Welding?

Stud welding is a fusion welding process that is commonly used for the joining of small round stock to plate.  The process requires a power source, a stud welding gun, a ground clamp, and the materials that are to be welded.  To carry out the stud welding process, a solid, round piece of metal, also known as a stud, is placed into the stud welding gun.
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Welding Stainless Steel – Hints and Guidelines

15 January, 19 9:42 am · Leave a comment · Colin Brown
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Welding of Stainless Steel

Stainless steel contains a minimum of 10.5% chromium which imparts it corrosion resistance by forming an oxide layer on the surface. The most common stainless steel is the austenitic type (300 series) which contains chromium and nickel as alloying elements. Other types include ferritic, martensitic and duplex stainless steels. Most stainless steels are considered to have good weldability characteristics. Most common processes used for welding stainless steel are TIG (GTAW) and MIG (GMAW). But, stick welding (SMAW) is also utilized.

Differences in Properties:

The properties of stainless steel differ from mild steel, and these differences need consideration when welding as below:

  • Higher coefficient of expansion, 50% more for austenitic – this results in more distortion
  • Lower coefficient of heat transfer – welding requires lower heat input as it is conducted away slowly
  • Lower electrical conductivity – using the correct and consistent stick-out distance is more critical when using MIG/TIG, higher wire speed for the same current is required when MIG welding

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