Articles on cutting-edge welding technologies, orbital welding best practices, and the latest welding accessories

Pipe welding downhill is frequently used in building pipelines, but not in refineries due to the quality of the resulting welds.

Pipe Welding Downhill: Orbital Brings the Benefits Without the Disadvantages

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Pipe welders are required to weld in multiple positions—flat, vertical, and overhead—as they work their way around the pipe. Transitioning through these various positions tests the welder’s skill, and it is one reason pipe welding is a highly skilled task. After overhead pipe welding, vertical pipe welding is the second…

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What to Look for in a Tube Welding Machine

By Orbital Welding, Pressure Vessels No Comments

Any assembly industry project must ensure the attached or bonded system can withstand contingencies that could result in detachment or breakdown. Attachment methods such as riveting or the use of threaded fasteners may adequately meet this requirement for some metal-based projects; however, for many projects—including piping and/or tubing applications that…

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