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Some FAQs to offer help and advice

Why use a diesel welder?

The welding generator driven by the diesel is used for the welding purposes where electric power supply is erratic or non existent.

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Plasma Cutter FAQ’s

Westermans have detailed every question you might have about plasma cutting systems in this…

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Does refurbished mean used?

Refurbished: A product restored to like-new condition, though the definition of “like-new condition” varies. …

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eBay

A welder supplied via Ebay from Westermans is a great way to obtain a cheap machine in fully working order. But

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Choosing Gas for Oxy-fuel Profile Cutter

How to choose the correct Gas for your CNC Cutting machine Do fabricators know about what has become such a common part of the manufacturing process?  Fuel gases have been used in manufacturing for decades and is a very common part of the … Continue reading

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Orbital Welding vs Manual Welding

What are the benefits or orbital welding in comparison to manual TIG welding? Have you ever wondered if this process would benefit your business? The truth is it isn’t right for all TIG welding applications, but only you can answer that … Continue reading

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9 Ways to Avoid Problems When Plasma Cutting

When Plasma Cutting, there is Nothing Worse than Encountering Issues Mid Job. We have suggested 9 ways to help you avoid the most common problems encountered whilst plasma cutting. Firstly, ensure the torch is properly assembled. This means all of the parts … Continue reading

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6 Advantages of Choosing to Hire Welding and Cutting Plant

Is it Better to Hire or Buy? There are of course advantages to both depending on your needs and business situation, here we look at 6 advantages of choosing to hire: Helps to spread costs – therefore improving cash flow … Continue reading

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9 Applications for Automatic Orbital Fusion TIG/GTAW Welding

Fusion butt welds using automatic orbital TIG welding equipment produce x-ray clear results with 100% penetration. The ability to produce critical welds repeatedly increases production rates and performance. Ideal for both stainless and mild steel and also aluminium tube and … Continue reading

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7 Ways You Could Benefit from Ceramic Weld Backing

Ceramic weld backing is a consumable item used in root pass heavy-gauge MIG welding. Applications include structural steel fabrication, pressure vessel manufacture, shipbuilding and pipeline seam welding. Here are 7 reasons you could benefit from using ceramic weld backing: Ceramic … Continue reading

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