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by Jeff Hopkins, on 12/3/18 8:45 AM

Air-cooled weld heads offer many advantages, especially with the Swagelok Welding System M200 Power Supply "With no water involved, you can get set up more easily, and you don't have …

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by Jeff Hopkins, on 11/20/18 9:00 AM

It avoids the crevices and crevice corrosion common with mechanical couplings "Pitting corrosion is the most common failure mode in welded 316L. Pitting is a form of localized attack caused …

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Topics:TubingTipsOrbital Welding

by Jeff Hopkins, on 10/9/18 9:00 AM

A machine can perform only as well as the weld parameters set by the operator "While a computerized orbital welder creates better, more consistent welds than a pair of human …

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Topics:TipsOrbital Welding

by Jeff Hopkins, on 10/3/18 8:45 AM

The chemistry of sulfur, manganese and carbon chemistry all come into play In general, orbital welding gives better results than manual welding when joining two pieces of tubing without using …

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by Jeff Hopkins, on 9/12/18 9:12 AM

How do the methods of increasing purity come into play when orbital welding is used? Swagelok's orbital welding system offers precision and control combined with easy-to-use touch-screen operation and real-time …

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Topics:Orbital WeldingBest Practices

by Jeff Hopkins, on 8/16/17 8:45 AM

It's more precise and reliable than manual welding, and easy to perform on site Swagelok Orbital Welding provides an understanding of welding principals, how to set up and operate the …

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Topics:TrainingOrbital Welding

by Jeff Hopkins, on 8/9/17 8:45 AM

Poor welds are costly, so choose a course that gets the important details right Look no further, join us for the Swagelok Orbital Welding Training course August 21-25, 2017. Get …

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by Jeff Hopkins, on 8/2/17 8:30 AM

Swagelok's five day course of hands-on training gives maximum results Swagelok Advanced Orbital Welding Training can also help you obtain ASME Section IX certification. To learn more download the brochure » …

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