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Why is AC used on aluminium TIG welding?

What Is Aluminium Welding with Alternating Current (AC)?  We all know that AC/DC isn’t just the name of a hard rock band* but that it also stands for alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC). But what is alternating current really all about? What does it have to do with aluminium? Continue reading

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Machinery Asset Management – clear out

Every organisation has  stock or assets which are of no further use. These can be simply the materials which are no longer in demand or the specific plant purchased to complete the project. Continue reading

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Westerman’s BWMA Final Round MX

The 2018 season has not always gone to plan with issues with transponders, flooding, droughts and not forgetting some serious injuries. One thing is certain, Westermans International made the right investment to remain title Sponsors of such an exciting Championship. Continue reading

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Not just welding fumes are dangerous

We spend a lot of our time indoors; the average person spends about 90% of their time in buildings. Therefore pollutants in the air we breathe indoors are a major contributor to our lifetime exposure to air pollutants. In buildings (and vehicles) we are exposed to pollutants released to the outdoors, such as traffic exhaust fumes, that enter buildings through purposeful ventilation and other air ingress. In addition we are exposed to a wide range of pollutants generated indoors. Continue reading

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Plasma cutting – then and now

Not long ago, plasma cutting was the domain of seasoned metal fabrication veterans who knew just how to tweak gas settings and adjust torch height to get the best cut on a plasma cutting table. Today many of the highly trained technicians have left the shop floor. Continue reading

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What is Seam Welding?

What type of Seam Welder do I need?
This is difficult to answer unless we know what is being manufactured.
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Electrical Service Engineer (Welding Equipment)

Our company supplies a wide range of new and used welding systems and industrial machinery. You will provide service, repairs and technical support on a wide range of equipment. Continue reading

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Grittenham jinxed for Westermans BWMA

Round 1 re-run at Grittenham had to be cancelled  due to the heavy rain making the track dangerous to ride last weekend. This was re-run after being cancelled at the beginning of the year due to rain, so ironic after weeks of glorious sunshine.

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Exciting News for Northern Ireland’s Advanced Manufacturing Industry

Queen’s University Belfast has opened a new £7.5 million state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing technology facility to boost manufacturing in Northern Ireland. Continue reading

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3 Welding Processes Explained

Confused by Welding Processes?

A helpful yet simple explanation to the 3 main welding processes before you buy any welding equipment.

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