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Measure Twice, Cut Once

The old adage “measure twice, cut once” is as important for plasma arc cutting operators as it is for carpenters. The phrase could be reworded to “inspect twice, cut once” for the plasma industry. Careful preparation, setup, and maintenance can … Continue reading

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Vessels and Tanks

Are you involved in the Cryogenic Liquid and Gas Transportation, Storage and Distribution Industry?

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Flange 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 and Blind flange.

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Why, What and Should I become a Welder?

Should I become a Welder? What is the work like? Welding is a method of providing a high strength joint in metallic components. It does this by melting metal to form a bridge between the parts to be joined.

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TAG Welding

What is TAG Welding? These guys seriously know what they are talking about. Or do they?!

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Plasma Cutting Tables – Control, Mechanics & Fumes

Choosing a CNC Plasma Cutting Machine You have been given the go-ahead to buy a CNC plasma cutting system for the workshop. Maybe you have been out-sourcing your profile cutting

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CNC Pasma Cutting Projects

Over the years Westermans International have supplied many types of CNC Plasma cutting equipment, many to the small workshop.

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Welding Apps for Professionals

Apps are becoming more and more popular for the mobile user Here we give a few suggestions of Welding Apps for When You’re on the Go. In today’s digitally saturated world it’s hard to avoid the notion of the app.

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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 … 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. We start by asking

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