FATIGUE IMPROVEMENT TECHNIQUES FOR WELDS

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An angle grinder with normal grinding wheel to knock the tops off of the weld beads switching to a flap disc to finish grinding the welds down and smoothing things out The air die grinder with a cut off wheel has it s advantages less heat build up but is time consuming it is best used in tight spots

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FATIGUE IMPROVEMENT TECHNIQUES FOR WELDS

5 ensp 0183 ensp the fatigue life of as deposited welds One of those techniques is grinding the toes of the welds Two distinct types of grinding tools have been tested disc grinders and burr grinders The primary point of this method is to create a better weld angle and or a better toe radius The grinding methods under consideration here can

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200419 ensp 0183 enspOriginally posted by alteredimage I would recomend leaving an open root if you are going to be grinding down the welds so you get good penetration Chamfering the ends of a butt weld joint or part of a fillet aids in penetration and helps maintain a stable arc just to expand on what alteredimage has correctly stated just like butt

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Steel grinding family of products Professionals in the metal fabricating and finishing industry know that when comes it comes the time to grinding Walter Surface Technologies sets the standard If you need to take down welds faster and with more ease or if you are simply looking for a wheel that will outlast all others while reducing costs

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