FROM THE WORKSHOP

WORKSHOP: Good preparation prevents poor weld penetration

The success or otherwise failure of any weld can depend as much on the preparation done before an arc is struck, as in the welding itself.

Josh Giumelli
WORKSHOP: Good preparation prevents poor weld penetration

Welding preparation is crucial to achieve full penetration of the weld without distortion and also to prevent impurities in the weld. While the preparation of thicker steel sections before welding can be quite involved, other times all that is required is a quick clean of the joint faces.

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A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

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Research Report: Carbon Calculators (June 2024)

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