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Weld purging on-site with HFT’s PurgEye® Site

Welders often face weld purging difficulties when working under the conditions experienced on-site, including exposure to extremes of heat and cold, harmful sand and dust and even hazardous fumes, where...
16 July 2020
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Avoid heat exchanger failures with proper cleaning

It is important to apply the proper cleaning methods to any industrial application, and the same is true for heat exchangers. Heat exchangers that show signs of fouling or erosion can negatively affect...
15 July 2020
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Choosing the proper materials for the application

When you’re choosing a tubing material, the choices might seem overwhelming; both stainless steel and aluminum come in a variety of alloys and tempers, each with its own physical and mechanical properties....
14 July 2020
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Alloy 20: strong sulfuric acid corrosion resistance

Alloy 20, from High Performance Alloys, is a highly alloyed iron-base nickel-chromium-molybdenum stainless steel developed primarily for use in sulfuric acid related processes. Although normally considered...
13 July 2020
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Sandvik’s updated cost measures and savings

Sandvik has initiated measures across the group to mitigate effects from the Covid-19 pandemic, with actions supporting savings both short-term and long-term. Sandvik has provided an update on the current...
10 July 2020
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Are you aware of your plant’s damage mechanisms?

All components within a plant have a direct influence on each other, for example, a change in raw material composition may trigger a new aging mechanism. Therefore, it is crucial to know what your damage...
09 July 2020
HFT’s QuickPurge® for large diameter pipework

HFT’s QuickPurge® for large diameter pipework

Weld Purging large diameter pipework made from stainless, duplex and chrome steels, titanium or zirconium can be expensive, with requirements to have the oxygen level well below 100 ppm during the welding cycle....
07 July 2020
Nucor awarded ‘GM Supplier of the Year’ for second year

Nucor awarded ‘GM Supplier of the Year’ for second year

For the second year in a row, Nucor Corporation was recognized as a General Motors Supplier of the Year during a virtual ceremony held on June 24, 2020.  "We value the partnership we've built with...
07 July 2020
Protect welds with the Design Weld Trailing Shield

Protect welds with the Design Weld Trailing Shield

Global leaders in Weld Purging Technology, Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT®, have launched the re-designed Weld Trailing Shields®, which provide an additional inert gas coverage during welding, preventing...
06 July 2020
Testing standards for TOPSFLO stainless steel beer pump

Testing standards for TOPSFLO stainless steel beer pump

The stainless steel TD5-A24-2505 pump is one of the leading beer brewing pumps with a high efficiency ECM brushless DC motor. It is smaller, consumes less power, features a longer lifetime, and is safer...
03 July 2020