weld preparation and finishing
Let’s have a look at how you can do weld preparation and finishing in 4 easy steps on Carbon Steel.
1. Cutting Off – with Norton Quantum Ultra Thin Cut
2. Cleaning – with Norton Blaze Rapid Strip
3. Bevelling – with Norton Quantum Fibre Discs
4. Weld Seam Removal – with Norton Vulcan Flap Discs
Read on for the detailed step-by-step process…
STEP 1 - CUTTING-OFF
Norton Quantum cutting-off wheels are easy to use, steer, and deliver consistent results. No dust, and no smell, so the process is more comfortable. Norton Quantum is a very comfortable disc to use, offering the longest life on the market.
STEP 2 - CLEANING
Blaze Rapid Strip discs are best used at a 10-15° angle to quickly eliminate unwanted coatings and corrosion, with minimal stock removal. It’s a truly versatile product, as you can achieve a more aggressive action as you increase the pressure. It’s comfortable to use without damaging or gouging components.
STEP 3 - BEVELLING
The best option is Norton Quantum F996 Fibre discs in P36 and a hard serrated backup pad. It’ll remove material quickly, and the flat contact area makes it easy to control and help generate the required angle.
STEP 4 - WELD SEAM REMOVAL
After welding, use a Norton Vulcan R842 in grit P60 to quickly remove the weld seam and generate a finish ready for paint or other surface coatings.
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