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  • Coronavirus Protection for bodyshops and workshops
    March 20, 2020 paul jones

    Coronavirus precautions for garages

    Everyone is now taking sensible precautions to protect against the Coronavirus, with good hand hygiene being central to everything we do. Yet little has been said or written about the dangers of the virus when it comes to our cars....

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  • What to look for when buying a spot welder for car body repair
    March 20, 2020 paul jones

    What To Look For When Buying A Spot Welder For Car Body Repair

    Buying a spot welder is a big thing for a body shop, they can also be very expensive. Here I will go through what I think are important points to consider when purchasing. I will also explain some of the technical jargon that you will hear and what it means so you can make an informed choice. 
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  • MIG BRAZE Welding example on thin steel
    March 15, 2020 paul jones


    MIG Braze welding is being used more and more in modern automotive design in places utilising AHSS, UHSS and galvanised steels.  The general theory is that it has a lower temperature melting point than steel and so it doesn't change the molecular structure of the steel while joining it. It also doesn't vaporize the galvanic layer around the weld pool, therefore providing an anti-corrosion joint
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  • What To look for when buying a MIG welder
    March 1, 2020 paul jones

    What To Look For When Buying A MIG Welder

    Buying a MIG/MAG welder can be a daunting task as there are so many to choose from. So let's look at the things I would look for when choosing the best welder for welding on vehicles. I'm looking at this from a bodyshop, home/workshop angle for the repair of vehicles.
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  • Pulsed MIG Welding
    February 24, 2020 paul jones

    What Is Pulsed MIG Welding?

    Pulsed welding is where a constantly changing low and high current is produced at a given frequency by the welding machine. This pulsing high low effect means not as much heat is put into the weld seam enabling thinner materials to be welded. Its especially useful when aluminium welding.
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