13 Things To Avoid Right Now To Prolong The Life Of Your Plasma Consumables.

Could you be inadvertently be impacting the life of your plasma cutting consumables? Today’s consumables are designed to withstand hours of arc-on cutting, but do…

Do you know the material to be welded?

Imagine not being told what type of metal you are welding. It happens. If your work involves carrying out shop welds or repairing machinery and…

What You Need to Know About Structural Steel Right Now.

To ensure you don’t make any costly mistakes on your next steel fabrication project. We’ve put together a list of the main points you need…

Beat the Inspectors – How to Ensure You are Fume Extraction Compliant

With lockdown restrictions easing, health and safety inspections are now resuming again after postponement during 2020. Whether your servicing and LEV certification wasn’t renewed last…

Guide to the Orbital Welding Process.

Orbital Welding – The Optimum Solution for Joining Tubes and Pipes. Our third welding processes and applications tutorial brings us onto a more specialist area…

All You Need to Know About Stainless Steel Welding for Maximum Results.

Is stainless steel difficult to weld? In the second tutorial on welding processes and their applications, our welding instructor Tom takes our apprentice Paul through…

Used Machinery Prices Guaranteed to Remain Fixed in 2021.

We promise our prices will remain competitive, even after Brexit! We can say this, with a large warehouse full of pre-used equipment ready for sale or…

What is the difference between a clean and severance cut?

What is the difference between a clean and severance cut? How will it affect your work and how do you go about achieving the desired…

Complete Guide to the Most Common Flanges in Pipe Welding

Flange Welding – the Process and Equipment The most used flange types acc. to ASME B16.5 are: Welding Neck, Slip On, Socket Weld, Lap Joint, Threaded…

The Instructor’s How To for Resistance Spot Welding

What is spot welding? An instructor’s overview of resistance spot welding. The following article about resistance spot welding, the first of many such guides, is presented…

What You Need to Know About Weld Cladding Overlay

The weld overlay cladding process provides protection for vulnerable fittings. These include products such as pipes, valves, flanges and specialist fabrications used in any hostile…

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