In any steel fabrication work, welding takes up most of the time. A large portion of investments, and the client’s payment, goes to the welding procedure. Thus, it is crucial to know the importance of a proper welding procedure.If a company doesn't deliver the right welding procedure, it will just be a waste of time, effort, and money. Read on as we talk about the importance and essentials in any welding procedure.
Knowing the Importance of
Proper Welding Procedures
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Welding is essential to any kind of
infrastructure. To emphasize its
importance, do you realize that about
70% of manufactured products are
produced through welding? Yes! To
name just a few, welding is involved in
the construction of buildings, fences,
gates, vehicles, and appliances.
Without proper welding procedures,
most of these products that people
benefit from would not function
properly. That being said, welding is an
industry that requires professionalism,
extra precaution, extra care, and
compliance with the highest standards
Having said that, a large portion of time
and investment goes into the welding
procedure. Any wrong move or wrong
decision can be extremely costly and
sometimes even disastrous.
Aside from knowing the 5 essentials for
proper welding and care of welding
equipment by heart, a reliable welding
company provides up-to-date training
and PPE for welding.
Proper PPE for Welding
Personal Protective Equipment, or PPE,
is crucial for keeping the welders safe.
Welding is a physically demanding
industry and the safety of the welders
should come first.
Eyes and face should be covered by
a welding helmet, and goggles. A
shield to protect from radiation,
sparks, debris, intense light,
chemical burns and flying
Respirators are used to protect the
lungs from oxides and fumes.
Fire resistant clothing is used to
protect from burns, radiation, heat
Fire resistant ear muffs protect the
ears (and hearing) from too much
noise and sparks that could enter
Boots and gloves to protect feet and
hands from heat, burns, fire, and
Proper Care of Welding Equipment
Maintenance of welding equipment
requires special care:
Follow the specs of each piece of
equipment to ensure proper use.
Make sure the welder knows how to
follow this properly and accurately to
ensure maximum performance of
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