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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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