Deep Tig Welding

There is a really interesting article in the TPJ journal this month.

The title is “Improving GTAW for Producers, Fabricators”

The article covers the use of special metal oxides to increase weld penetration and the process has been named “EWI Deep Tig.”

The article claims a 300% increase in penetration. This leads to reduced welding times and simplified weld joint preparations as well as reduced distortion due to the more symmetrical weld cross section.

The process was developed originally for the US Navy’s shipboard piping systems using Orbital Welding Machines. All standard Orbital Welding equipment can work with this process.

As is usual for most welding of this nature, in alloy steels, the root still needs to be purged with the correct products.

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Article reference:  Tube and Pipe Journal 

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